BRUSSELS - According to Xinhua, the European Union is working on "flexible rules" for visa applications to woo Chinese travelers in a bid to boost the region's tourism industry, said a top official
LONDON - The British government and businesses don't seem satisfied with the number of Chinese tourists. A shared UK-Ireland travel visa due to be piloted this year is aimed at boosting long-haul
BEIJING - Relatives of foreign residents in China will soon have more opportunities to visit their loved ones, thanks to new visa rules, according to China Daily and Zhao Yinan.
CHANGZHOU - Dusit Fudu Hotels and Resorts, the joint venture hotel management company between Thailand-based Dusit International and China-based Changzhou Qiao Yu Group, announces the opening of
BANGKOK - The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) joins hand with Thai Airways International, AsiaWebDirect, and more than 30 leading providers of health, beauty, and spa treatments to launch a
GUANGZHOU - According to the policy, residents coming from those 45 countries that hold joint tickets and visa to a third country will benefit from a 72 hours stay in Guangdong without being required
MEDAN - Is the saga about Medan new airport finally coming to an end? Despite protests by some 100 residents early last week, who oppose the new airport as they will be evicted from their land. The
MANILA - Philippines President Benigno Aquino III's fourth State of the Nation Address (SONA) may have harped on the country's recent economic gains but it failed to address the country's biggest
BEIJING - China National Tourism Administration revealed the top 10 travel service groups for 2012. This rank is according to the national travel service statistical survey index and business
BEIJING - According to a new forecast report from Timetric, Chinese outbound tourism is expected to rise from 45.8 million departures in 2012 to 77.6 million in 2017, at an expected compound annual
VIENTIANE - “Simply Beautiful- I love that slogan because this sounds so true. But unfortunately, it now lacks a strong campaign behind to promote Laos differently from other countries”. A rather
BANGKOK- Last week, a conference organized by Pattaya Mayor Itthipol Kunplone, highlighted once more the promise of authorities to crackdown on all various scams which are targeting visitors to
GLEBE - A new, free website - Cycle Tours Global - which offers the world's most comprehensive database and search engine for bicycle tours across the planet, has been launched for travellers who
HONG KONG and MACAU - Every newly-wed hope to have a glamorous wedding memorable for a lifetime! Renowned for its attentive "Asian Heart" Service, StarWorld Macau is dedicated to offering one-stop
BANGKOK - Throughout the fundraising competition over the past 3 months, all 5 teams (2 finalists per team) have shown their volunteering spirits with project development activities in 5 chosen areas
SINGAPORE – Asia's pre-eminent meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions (MICE) venue is the new base for the next three editions (2013 - 2015) of the region's most celebrated aviation
BEIJING - According to the China cruise & yacht industry association (CCYIA), China’s cruise market capacity has increased greatly in 2012.
TASMANIA - The Booking Widget was developed specifically to provide small and medium sized tourism operators with a simple solution to provide online booking through their websites. The Booking
NINGXIA - According to the announcement, this first expo of the two countries is based on the principle of "Inheriting friendship, deepening cooperation and promoting common development" with a
BEIJING - Beijing Tourism Bureau released recently the "Beijing Tourism Development Report 2013" which shows that in 2012, shopping had contributed to a considerable 32% of the city’s total tourism
GANSU - The first earthquake near Dingxi city had a magnitude of 5.98 and was shallow, with a depth of just 9.8 km (6 miles), the US Geological Survey said. Just over an hour later, a magnitude 5.6
Khiri Travel has introduced seven urban and rural walks and cycle trips in Southeast Asia.
This northern Vietnamese province and home to the World Heritage site, Halong Bay, will open tourism representative offices in Japan and South Korea later this year.
Having travelled through much of south-east Asia my husband and I are serious about showing our sons that life abroad isn't all waterslides and funfairs.
RIDING the growing wave of road cycling in Thailand, SpiceRoads Cycle Tours has rolled out a new tour led by a champion cyclist to entice biking enthusiasts.