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Six Flags theme park to open in Dubai in 2017

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US-based Six Flags Entertainment Corp. said it’s partnering with Meraas Leisure and Entertainment, a Dubai-based real estate development company, to open a Six Flags-branded...
Japan mulls visa waivers for Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam

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Japan might grant visa waivers to tourists from Indonesia, the Philippines and Vietnam when it revises its tourism action plan in June, government sources...
Cambodia’s tourism receipts reach $2.5b

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Cambodia earned $2.5 billion from the tourism sector in 2013, a senior government official said on April 14. Sok An, head of the Office of...
Cheesy Singapore tourism promotion video goes viralvideo

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The Singapore Tourism Board acknowledged that a promotional video that has drawn flak online for low production quality and a cheesy storyline "could...
Thai tourism numbers down another 9%

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The number of international tourist arrivals to Thailand in March 2014 fell by 9.39 per cent year-on-year to 2.1 million due mainly to the...
Gulf nations to invest in Morocco’s tourism properties

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Gulf states will invest $737 million in tourism infrastructure in the port of Casablanca in the first of a series of such projects, a...
Thai tourism numbers could drop by 10%

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The Tourism Authority of Thailand said on March 31 that international tourism arrivals could drop by 10 per cent in the first half of...
Chinese now boycott all things Malaysian

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From beach vacations to entertainers, all things Malaysian are now being boycotted in China in protest of the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight 370...
Myanmar gets ready for 5 million tourists in 2015

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Myanmar is expecting 5 million tourists in 2015, said President Thein Sein during a parliamentary speech marking three years since his administration took office. “Tourist...
‘No more Malaysia’, say Chinese travelers

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From 1.7 million travelers in 2013 to some 2 million this year were the projections of Malaysia's tourism authorities of Chinese tourists visiting the...
Thailand hopeful after emergency state ends

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Tourism businesses and foreign investors have welcomed the government's decision to lift the state of emergency in Bangkok, expecting the move to facilitate the...
This should be the ‘Visit Malaysia Year 2014’

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The unfolding tragedy of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 is likely to have an impact on tourism numbers in Malaysia this year, although the effects...
Beautiful flight over Cambodia – on a drone (video)video

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While working on a a documentary in Cambodia in October 2013, New York-based filmmaker Roberto Serrini shot this beautiful aerial footage (see video below)...
Tourism numbers in Pattaya drop sharply

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The number of tourists, both local and foreign, visiting the popular Thai beach town of Pattaya is projected to drop to 7.5 million in...
Sarawak: Push for common visa with Brunei, Indonesia

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Malaysia's largest state of Sarawak is pushing to reach an agreement on  a single visa between Malaysia, Indonesia and Brunei to ease travel for...
Travel: 5 things you must see in Phnom Penh

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Only have a day or two in Phnom Penh before heading out to the next destination? Have no fear. The best things the capital...
Laos expects tourism boom

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About 3.9 million foreign tourists are expected to arrive in Laos in 2014 according to new forecasts and modeling, an official in the sector...
Saudi developer invests $100m in Maldives

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A Riyadh-based real estate investment and development firm on February 25 announced its plans to develop a tourist property worth $100 million, which promises...