May 2012 foreign tourist arrivals suggest that the halcyon days of double-digit growth in monthly tourist arrivals to Bali may be at an end. May arrivals totaled 215,868 – an increase of only 5.56%
Recent government figures show the number of underprivileged Balinese has risen, leaving Bali with the second highest percentage of poor people in Indonesia, behind Jakarta.
The coastal city of Vung Tau is a well-known tourist site in Vietnam. At weekends, besides swimming in the sea, enjoying entertainment and amusement activities and visiting beautiful areas, visitors
PHUKET'S weather is predicted to remain cloudy early this week, with a 70 percent chance of rain and small boats advised to take care offshore.
The ASEAN-Korea Centre and the Korea Tourism Organization agreed on July 2 to hold joint ventures in tourism between the two regions.
BANGKOK -- Human rights organization Minority Rights Group International says unprecedented demand for natural resources globally, but especially across Asia, is leading to ethnic conflict and
Dubai’s shares fell for the second time in three days before companies in the emirate start posting second-quarter results and after oil dropped following a report that showed U.S. jobs growth was
The tourism agent Blue Dragon has just implemented its brand new luxurious tour from the North to the South of Vietnam for both international and domestic travelers.
Western Australia state said it would introduce rules to ban most shark tourism after four fatal attacks on bathers in the region over the past year.
Shanghai International Port (Group) Co. (600018), operator of the world’s busiest harbor, plans to start a cruise line to pare reliance on overseas operators and secure traffic at its passenger
(Forimmediaterelease.net) Seychelles has a population of only 86,000, but the Seychelles’ tourism industry continues to triumph as the country today, July 6, welcomed on its shores Dalila Ali Mohamed
In the 38 years since UNESCO launched its World Heritage programme to help preserve cultural and natural treasures, over 900 sites have earned the distinction.
CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico - Widespread violent crime in Mexico has prompted the U.S. State Department to warn travelers to avoid some parts of the country, including the popular tourist destinations of
Amid the worsening global economy, Indonesia will host a business forum for ASEAN and South American countries on July 9 and 10 in Jakarta, which will offer chances for business people from both
Travelers to Myanmar have faced an unusually difficult few months with packed flights and rising hotel rates, which some economists believe to be early signs of an inflated market as investors and
Tourism operators have called on the government to clarify policies and measures aimed at achieving the target of boosting industry revenues to 2 trillion baht per year in 2015.
BANGKOK, July 6 (Bernama) -- Thai Cabinet, at its upcoming mobile meeting late this month, is expected to consider approving a state budget of some 25 million baht (RM2.5 million) for the development
As Asia continues to lead the world's medical tourism scene, Indonesia enters the game. But what should a patient consider before flying abroad for treatment?
TAIPEI, Taiwan - A recent survey conducted by the Tourism Bureau shows that while Chinese tourists spend less on accommodation than they did three years ago, they are spending more on shopping and
HONG KONG - Susan Field, CEO of Cohn & Wolfe - impactasia, was named “Business Leader of the Year” at SKAL International Hong Kong’s annual “Celebrating Women in Business” awards last week.
Centara Hotels & Resorts has signed a management contract for an existing resort hotel on Koh Samui that will operate under the “Centra” value brand with effect from July 1, 2012.
BANGKOK, 5 July 2012: The Tourism Authority of Thailand introduced, Wednesday, its latest mobile phone application, ‘Lifestyle Thailand’, targeting a young generation hooked on mobile technology.
Water was at knee level outside the TOT offices and HomePro in Chao Fa Road West by 10am, impassable by motorcycles and difficult for all vehicles. Stormy weather is predicted to continue on Phuket
Singaporean company on Wednesday signed a deal to develop a 3 billion U.S. dollars tourism zone in Sri Lanka, according to a statement released by the Board of Investment (BOI).
PHUKET: Students on Phuket and in Thailand needed to aim high and to learn English as the main language of tourism and the region, Asean Secretary-General Surin Pitsuwan said on Phuket yesterday.