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Young royals’ visit to boost Singapore tourism

Singapore will be hoping that a visit by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge – and the ensuing publicity – will encourage a tourism boom in the South East Asian city-state.

Seven compelling reasons to visit Melbourne

It may not be scenic and showy like Sydney, Australia's biggest city, but Melbourne is arguably the most rewarding of all Down Under urban destinations.

Cameroon’s First Couple visits Tianjin today

After two days of a crowded schedule in Beijing, President Paul Biya and First Lady Chantal Biya will spend the last day of their State visit in the seaport city of Tianjin.

UNICEF Ambassador Shakira highlights power of education on visit to Jerusalem

The international singing sensation and Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Shakira today highlighted the power of education as she met with Jewish and Palestinian st

California’s tourism hopes for boost from William and Kate’s visit

California is hoping that an official visit by Prince William and his new bride Kate next month will give a boost to the cash-strapped US state's tourist industry.

10 reasons to visit Japan this summer

Most of Japan is back to normal following the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami on 11 March.

Somewhere there is an island just for you

So many islands in the world (around 2 million at the last count), so little desire to leave the comfort of the computer screen.

Hundreds of tourists kicked out of Taj Mahal

Hundreds of tourists were forced to vacate Taj Mahal on Saturday as ministers from over 30 least developed countries (LDCs) of Africa and Asia Pacific region were coming to the monument for a visit.

Top Chinese tourism administrator to visit Taiwan

Beijing, China - China's top tourism administrator is scheduled to arrive in Taipei Feb.

Seychelles promotional visit bolsters confidence in the Scandinavian market

Seychelles' latest promotional visit in the Scandinavian countries has got the local tourism trade even more optimistic about this market, with it promising a growth in the number of bookings to the d

Educational visit a boost to Seychelles’ penetration in the Benelux

A group of five tourism operators from the Benelux were recently in Seychelles, from September 10 to 14, on an educational visit of the destination.

Seychelles President on official visit to Spain

President James Michel traveled to Spain today to undertake a 2-day official visit at the invitation of HE Mr. José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero, President of the Government of the Kingdom of Spain.

First Chinese medical tourism group to visit Taiwan in September

Taipei, Taiwan - About 20 tourists from eastern China's Jiangsu Province will visit Taiwan Sept.

Costa Rica launches social media platforms and tweets up its game

The Costa Rica Tourism Board has announced the launch of its official Visit Costa Rica Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube channels, aimed at catering to the increasing demand for information about this sm

Tourists flock to see Corpse Flower blooming in UC Berkeley botanical...

Remarkably rare, the rotting flesh scented bloom known as the Corpse Flower has been observed to bloom less than 30 times in the history of the country.

Royal Chundu Lodge on the Zambezi River

(eTN) I was staying at Royal Chundu near Livingstone. The evening was spent around a roaring fire listening to the sound of the water and the crackling of the logs.

Industry official: Pope’s visit to Cyprus will boost tourism

Nicosia - Pope Benedict XVI’s visit to Cyprus will have a positive effect on the tourism, Cypriot news agency CAN reports.

Minister Meriton and tourism delegation return to Seychelles satisfied with working...

A tourism delegation from the Seychelles islands traveled to La Reunion last weekend to help consolidate the work started last August when the Seychelles Tourism Board worked alongside Air Austral to

Greek tourism minister visits 2010 New York Times Travel Show

NEW YORK - Greece's Culture and Tourism Minister Pavlos Geroulanos had a series of meeting during his visit to the United States, where he was visiting the 2010 New York Times Travel Show organised by

Bit 2010: when visiting a city is like reading an open...

An increasing number of travelers choose to visit a city because they have read about it in a book, or vice versa, discovering the literature of a country after having a city they found fascinating.

A visit to Praslin is so different and yet so Seychellois

I am tempted to say that Praslin is "the real thing" based on what I saw during my visit to the Seychelles, although that would not do full justice to the many good experiences I also had on Mahe, the

A visit to the Seychelles full of eye openers and surprises

My journey to Seychelles began on a flight with Kenya Airways, which got us into Mahe about 1 ½ hours later (more about this explained elsewhere), the service delivery on board was well above average

New Zealand will give Taiwanese visa-free privileges

Joining the ranks of Britain and Ireland, New Zealand will become the third country this year to grant visa-free privileges to visitors from Taiwan, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced to

South Africa denies it is limiting Nigerian visas

The South African (SA) government expressed its concern yesterday about the growing perception that it is limiting the number of Nigerian nationals wanting to visit SA for business and tourism purpose

‘Visit Korea’ campaign to be the main focus of Tourism Board

An ambitious state campaign to attract more than 10 million tourists to Korea will be the main focus of the Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) next year, KTO chief Lee Charm said, ahead of the campaign'

Honduras’ Tourism Minister: “Don’t visit my country!”

A vacation in Honduras can conjure up visions of spectacular destinations: the Mayan ruins of Copán, cloud forest after cloud forest filled with exotic flora and fauna, the gorgeous beaches and the d

American tourists detained in Iran visited by Swiss diplomats

Swiss diplomats were allowed on Tuesday to visit three American tourists detained in Iran on charges of illegal entry, according to the Swiss Foreign Ministry.

Dalai Lama’s visit costs Taiwan’s tourism industry billions

On the morning of September 4, the Dalai Lama flew from Taiwan, ending his six-day tour there.

Janice Lai to visit China to discuss upgrading cross-Taiwan Strait travel...

Taipei - Tourism Bureau Director-General Janice Lai will head for Beijing Friday to meet with Chinese officials on measures to address problems arising from the opening of Taiwan to Chinese tourists a

Agoda.com says hotel bargains make this a prime summer to visit...

Have you been waiting for the right time to take an Asian vacation? Well, wait no longer.