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Martial law in Thailand hurts currency, stocks, tourism

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Thailand's currency, the baht, and Thai shares fell on May 20 after the army imposed martial law in an attempt to restore stability. The...
Climate change growing issue for Philippine tourism

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Tourism may be one of the easiest means to achieve inclusive growth in the Philippines, but extreme weather conditions such as typhoon Yolanda threaten...
Tourism workers desperately needed in Cambodia

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Cambodia’s Ministry of Tourism says the country’s tourism sector is growing at an unsustainable rate that will cause a massive shortfall in skilled tourism-related...
Two airlines end direct flights to Myanmar

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Two airlines that only recently started direct flights to Myanmar have cancelled their routes due to having few passengers. Germany-based Condor Airline and Thai-based Business...
Cambodia’s tourism steadily growing

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Cambodia’s tourist arrivals registered a 4.7 per cent growth in March 2014, according to the country’s statistics and tourist Information Department. The country attracted...
Record tourism arrivals in Singapore in 2013

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Singapore remains an attractive destination in 2013, having ended the year with record tourism receipts and international visitor arrivals. The full-year receipts came in...
Chinese tourism arrivals in Malaysia drop 30%

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Malaysia has recently cancelled all its tourism roadshows in China after the number of Chinese travelers to Malaysia has dropped by nearly a third...
Amazing views of Ho Chi Minh City – from a drone (video)video

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A hi-tech aficionado based in Ho Chi Minh City has recently wowed locals and visitors alike with several videos featuring the beauty of Vietnam’s...
Tourism numbers in Cambodia on the rise

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Cambodia’s Council of Ministers says the country earned $2.5 billion in tourism related revenue in 2013 on more than 4 million tourist arrivals. The...
Virgin CEO Richard Branson announces boycott of Brunei-owned hotels

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Sir Richard Branson, founder and CEO of the Virgin Group, a $25 billion multinational conglomerate, announced on May 3 that he, his company and...
Dubai Canal project to boost real estate and tourism

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The planned Dubai Canal project will boost both tourism and real estate investment in the Emirate thanks to the addition of 6 kilometers of...
First capsule hotel in Vietnam popular choice for travelers

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The first capsule hotel - a hotel type originally developed in Japan that features extremely small "rooms" (capsules) intended to provide cheap, basic overnight...
Myanmar receives over $4b foreign investment

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Myanmar obtained $4.107 billion foreign investment in the fiscal year 2013-14 which ended in March, up from $1.4 billion in 2012-13, local media quoted...
MH370 crisis: 30% of Chinese tourists cancel bookings to Malaysia

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Close to 30 per cent of Chinese tourists have cancelled their bookings to visit Malaysia this year since the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight...
Crystal Lagoons reveals 8 mega projects in Middle East

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US-based Crystal Lagoons Corp.,a patented technology developer of giant crystalline lagoons, is boosting the profile of its growing portfolio of Middle East projects with...
Philippines wants more Saudi tourists

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In an effort to boost tourism ties with countries in the Middle East, delegates from the Philippines’ Department of Tourism are currently participating in...
Singapore Tourism video gets a comedic response (videos)video

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The latest promotion video of the Singapore Tourism Board (STB), that was aimed at young Filipino tourists to visit the city state, but backfired...
Philippines waives visa requirements for 7 more countries

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The Philippines has granted a visa-free privilege lasting 30 days for nationals of seven more countries, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) announced on...