Tag: Asian tourists

Thinking globally: Victoria Cliff Resort in Mergui Archipelago , Andaman Sea

Keith Lyons Keith Lyons- February 18, 2019 04:55

Victoria Cliff Resort, a new snorkeling and dive resort in the Mergui Archipelago is ‘thinking globally, acting locally’ to foster sustainable tourism in Myanmar, as Keith Lyons discovers. One of ... Read More

Cruise line celebrates Silver Anniversary in Singapore

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 18, 2018 17:20

Genting Cruise Lines celebrated its silver anniversary with a special event held on board Genting Dream in Singapore on 14 December to commemorate the very first sailing of Langkapuri Star ... Read More

Nepal wants to attract visitors interested in its rich history and culture

editor editor- April 1, 2013 08:58

KATHMANDU, Nepal - Nepal's most iconic symbol - Mount Everest, the world's highest peak - and other tall mountains attract tens of thousands of foreign tourists, particularly from Western Europe, ... Read More

Study: Asian tourism to Japan to increase by 41 percent

editor editor- March 12, 2013 11:13

TOKYO, Japan - The number of tourists visiting Japan from other Asian countries by 2017 is forecast to be 41 percent higher than last year’s total, according to a study ... Read More

Tourism industry growth shows signs of weakening

editor editor- January 8, 2013 07:49

SINGAPORE - After charging at breakneck speed in recent years, the gravy train to tourism gold is finally slowing down. Read More

Asian and Arab tourists flock to Germany for high-end luxury shopping

editor editor- December 17, 2012 06:21

Growing numbers of wealthy tourists from Asia and Arab countries are streaming into Germany to buy up high-end luxury goods, according to new figures seen by Welt am Sonntag. Read More

Asian tourism to Australia up 6.5 percent

editor editor- October 10, 2012 06:12

Asian tourists are continuing to lead a revival in Australian tourism, with more than six million international tourists arriving on Australian shores for the first time in the past year. Read More

UAE sets university degree as a prerequisite for obtaining tourist visa

editor editor- September 19, 2012 07:08

Tourists from Asian countries will no longer be able to apply for tourist visas to thwart an influx of illegal immigrants. Read More

Paris: an Asian invasion

editor editor- May 2, 2012 02:43

(eTN) - Europe is in the doldrums. Spain and Britain have plunged back to recession status, and Greece is teetering on default. Read More

Chinese tennis superstar lures Asian tourists to Australia

editor editor- January 17, 2012 07:14

The success of Chinese tennis superstar Li Na in Australia has started a boom in Asian visitors that could be "more valuable than Oprah" for tourism. Read More

New Australian campaign targets big spending Asian tourists

editor editor- October 14, 2011 03:45

A new campaign targeting cashed-up tourists from Asia has been announced at Australia's top tourism conference in Canberra. Read More

Tanzania rolls out welcome mat for 90 million outbound Asian tourists

editor editor- February 21, 2011 02:24

ARUSHA (eTN) – Tanzania is working overtime, rolling out the red carpet for nearly 90 million Asian tourists expected to travel abroad in 2011 and spend a staggering US$86 billion. Read More

Halloween attracts Asian tourists

editor editor- October 25, 2010 03:05

“Hello, we are coming for Halloween. Tell us more about that day, as we don’t have it in Japan,” a tourist wrote to Pacific Islands Club Saipan’s sales office. Read More

New Zealand: Asian tourist numbers well down

editor editor- August 24, 2009 04:32

An ongoing surge in Australian tourist numbers caused visitor arrivals to increase slightly in July but visitor numbers from Asia are still well down, according to Statistics New Zealand data. Read More