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Credit card spending by Chinese in New Zealand up by almost...

WELLINGTON, New Zealand - Credit card spending by Chinese visitors in New Zealand last year was up by almost a third from its 2011 level, offsetting declining spending by tourists from other tradition

Egypt tourism: Decline much larger than government reports

Egypt's better-than-expected tourism results for 2011 have been met with disbelief by many in the industry.

Preah Vihear temple tourism plunges 40 percent due to border conflict

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia - Visitors to Cambodia's Preah Vihear temple, a World Heritage Site, declined 40 percent in the first half this year, compared with the same period last year, due to border confli

Is this the way out for Thailand’s political problems?

BANGKOK, Thailand (eTN) - Thailand's Constitution Court Tuesday found Thai Prime Minister Samak Sundaravej guilty of violating the constitution by hosting two cooking shows on commercial television, t

Myanmar tourism down almost half after protests

YANGON - Tourist arrivals in Myanmar almost halved in the last three months of 2007 after the military junta crushed popular monk-led protests, killing at least 31 people, a weekly journal reported on Monday.

Baja tourist bid enters crisis mode

TIJUANA – With cross-border visits showing marked declines, business and tourism officials in Baja California are going into full-scale damage control in hopes of regaining ground lost over the past year.“The image of the security problem has hit the state very badly,” said Baja California's tourism secretary, Oscar Escobedo Carignan.