Tag: foreign travelers

5 Money-Saving Tips While Traveling

editor editor- May 16, 2019 19:45

Now that you’ve done your research on your next destination for your trip, it is time to gear up and travel. While you are traveling, hotel booking charges and food ... Read More

Chinese traveling overseas: 150 million in 2018 did it

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019 12:03

A total of 149.72 million outbound trips were made by Chinese tourists in 2018, up 14.7 percent from the previous year, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism announced, Trend reported ... Read More

Thailand visa on arrival makes travel to the country smoother

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 14, 2019 15:28

The Thailand visa on arrival online or Thai eVOA was launched in November 2018 to make it easier for foreign travelers to visit the country. Since it was released, the ... Read More

Tourism Ministry: Foreign tourists spent $73.1 billion in China in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 14, 2019 00:30

Foreign visitors made 30.54 million trips to China in 2018, a 4.7 percent increase than that of 2017, according to China's Ministry of Culture and Tourism. Travelers stayed at least ... Read More

Leaving Japan as a tourist: It will cost you!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 30, 2018 21:03

On Jan. 7, the Japanese government will introduce an international tourist tax. The tax of ¥1,000 (About $10) will be collected from every traveler when they depart from Japan. Japanese ... Read More

Victoria Falls Zimbabwe had record tourism over Christmas, but what is next?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 30, 2018 01:30

Resort hotels inVictoria Falls, Kariba, Nyanga and Vumba in Zimbabwe recorded occupancies above 90 percent from December 22 to December 26, with business slowing down thereafter. City hotels had a ... Read More

Tourists trickling back to crisis-hit Cyprus

editor editor- June 22, 2013 08:57

After Cyprus's bloated banking sector was hit by a body blow this spring, sending the economy further into recession, cut-price summer holiday offers are attracting tourists but not the spending ... Read More

Florida overturns International Driving Permit requirement for UK travelers

editor editor- April 12, 2013 06:30

LONDON, England - A new law in Florida which banned UK travelers from driving a car in the State unless they held an International Driving Permit (IDP) has been overturned. Read More

Nepal urges foreigners to take precautions against cholera

editor editor- August 15, 2012 08:47

KATHMANDU, Nepal — The cholera outbreak that has claimed 13 lives in the remote west of the country prompted Nepal to issue a warning for foreign travelers. Read More

Jamaica welcomes new flights, increased seasonal service from US

editor editor- June 27, 2012 08:12

KINGSTON, JAMAICA – Jamaica is set to welcome new nonstop flights and increased seasonal service from most major gateways in the United States, making it easy for travelers to experience ... Read More

Mexico sets new tourism record

editor editor- February 15, 2012 06:20

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - The Mexican Ministry of Tourism revealed that 2011 was a record breaking year for tourism. Read More

New Egyptian visa restrictions slammed by tourism officials

editor editor- September 10, 2011 05:58

Two tourism officials have criticized the new government's policy of halting issuing visas for foreign travelers into Egypt. Read More