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Spain to replace US as second most popular tourism spot
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 00:28

The UN says Spain is set to replace the US as the world's second most popular tourism destination. BBC News - Business

Sex tourism in Pattaya: Is the party over?
  • Thu, 11 Jan 2018 09:22

“GOOD guys go to heaven, bad guys go to Pattaya” are the words of a popular slogan often found on billboards, trinkets, and souvenir T-shirts flog...

Japan to modernize its toilets to boost tourism
  • Sun, 07 Jan 2018 06:37

The Japanese government will launch a project to convert all traditional squat toilets in popular tourist destinations into sit-on types that are more...

NI tourism aims to expand with hotel increase in 2018
  • Sat, 06 Jan 2018 17:24

The fall in the value of the pound and an increase in hotels are both expected to increase tourism. BBC News - Northern Ireland

#MeTourism: The hidden costs of selfie tourism
  • Tue, 02 Jan 2018 08:37

Social media has become the latest travel planning tool and mobile devices the preferred on-the-road companions, but is "selfie gaze" tourism changing...

Korea's tourism deficit to hit record high on China setback
  • Sun, 31 Dec 2017 10:19

Korea's deficit in the tourism sector is expected to hit a record high level this year, due largely to a drop in Chinese 코리아헤럴드

Tourism is helping Indonesian communities climb out of poverty
  • Thu, 28 Dec 2017 09:10

WHEN a country relies heavily on tourism, it is essential the residents do what they can to make destinations as appealing as possible – and that ...

Transformation into a tourism destination draws international investment to Zhuhai’s Hengqin island
  • Tue, 26 Dec 2017 12:43

When Begona Sanz, the deputy managing director of Real Madrid soccer club, visited Hengqin island in Zhuhai in February, she was impressed by the numb...

Singapore's tourism industry set to finish 2017 on strong note
  • Tue, 26 Dec 2017 03:41

WITH the festive period under way, Singapore's tourism industry looks poised to finish the year strong, bolstered by growing arrivals from China. ...

Wolverine fans hoping for a Marvel-ous tourism attraction for Fort McMurray
  • Tue, 26 Dec 2017 00:26

This publicity image released by 20th Century Fox shows Hugh Jackman in a scene from "The Wolverine." A raging wildfire known as "The Beast" forced al...

Chinese Wedding Tourism Isn’t About Weddings
  • Mon, 25 Dec 2017 18:31

Editor’s note: Chinese weddings are typically lavish affairs, featuring a parade of luxury cars, designer gowns, luxury hotels, and expensive jewelr...

Yearender: 2017 marks major milestones in Sino-Cambodian tourism ties
  • Mon, 25 Dec 2017 17:16

The year of 2017 has marked a significant milestone in Cambodia-China tourism relations as China became the biggest source of foreign tourists to Camb...

2017 tourism arrivals could potentially surpass 17m
  • Mon, 25 Dec 2017 06:21

In the first nine months of this year, Singapore received about 13.05 million visitors, up 5 per cent year on year. The Business Times

Japanese government vows to use departure tax revenue only to promote tourism
  • Sat, 23 Dec 2017 04:34

The government vows to use revenue from the looming departure tax only to promote tourism, after concerns are voiced that the windfall could be divert...

Controversy over wildlife tourism and selfies in the Amazon
  • Fri, 22 Dec 2017 15:28

Planning to visit the Amazon? You might want to look at the controversy over wildlife selfies before choosing tours.World Animal Protection, an advoca...

6 dead men found hanging on bridges near Mexico’s Los Cabos tourism resort
  • Thu, 21 Dec 2017 11:18

  Six bodies were found hanging from bridges on Wednesday in Mexico's Baja California, a region known for its pristine beaches and popular with ...

Japan set to bank ¥40 billion per year for tourism sector with new departure tax
  • Mon, 18 Dec 2017 16:36

From January 2019 Japan is set to impose a ¥1,000 tax on everyone departing the country, to secure funding for tourism infrastructure and promoti...

Actor Park Bo-gum wins award for promoting Korean tourism
  • Sat, 16 Dec 2017 14:24

Actor Park Bo-gum was named the winner of the achievement award for promoting South Korea abroad during this year’s tour 코리아헤럴드

China pledges another three years of 'toilet revolution' to boost tourism
  • Sun, 19 Nov 2017 20:37

BEIJING (Reuters) - China announced on Sunday plans to build and upgrade 64,000 public toilets between 2018 to 2020 as part of its "toilet revolution"...

Medical tourism looks healthy in Malaysia, but in Singapore?
  • Sun, 19 Nov 2017 08:02

When Indonesian retiree Gunawan Soegianto needed surgery for a recent ear infection he had no hesitation in heading off to his medical centre of choic...

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