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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...
Thai AirAsia X launch postponed amid unrest

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The launch of long-haul budget carrier Thai AirAsia X has been delayed due to falling travel demand amid anti-government protests in Thailand. No new...
Cambodian airports plan to double capacity

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Expansion plans will double passenger capacity at Phnom Penh and Siem Reap airports in Cambodia, according to a local aviation official. The project will...
Tourism numbers in Laos up 13% in 2013

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Laos’ Ministry of Tourism and Sports’ Tourism Development Department reported last week that international arrivals to the country had soared 13 per cent to...
AirAsia chiefs slams new Brunei carrier

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Tony Fernandes, the CEO of Asia's biggest budget carrier, has warned Brunei's new low-cost airline Darussalam Air not to have "a monopolistic mindset" once...
Malaysia, Singapore best halal tourism destinations

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Singapore-based halal tourism agency Crescentrating has released its 2014 Ranking of Halal Friendly Holiday Destinations on 60 global destinations. The Muslim travel market segment...
Thai tourism numbers stagnating

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International tourist arrivals to Thailand posted a razor-thin growth of 0.06 per cent in January 2014, according to the latest data from the Ministry...
Vietnam mulls legalising casinos

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The Vietnam government and the country's top tycoons are exploring ways to profit from legalising domestic casinos in a push to create jobs and...
Singapore tops foreign investors in Myanmar

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Singaporean has emerged as the largest foreign investor in Myanmar as companies from the city state have been expanding their investments in sectors such...
Philippines welcomed 4.68m foreigners in 2013

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Nearly 4.7 million foreigners visited the Philippines in 2013, according to a statement by the country's Department of Tourism (DOT) on February 13. The...
Laos exceeds tourism targets for 2013

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Laos welcomed a record 3.77 million tourists in 2013, exceeding its own tourism target for the year of 3.4 million, the Ministry of Information,...
Visa procedures deter up to 10 million ASEAN visitors

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A new report published by the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) and the World Travel & Tourism Council shows that improving visa processes in ASEAN...