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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...
Number of hotels in Myanmar increasing

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The number of star-rated hotels, motels and guesthouses in Myanmar has reached 923 by the end of 2013, with more than 300 guesthouses in...
Thailand reports 26.7 million tourists for 2013

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With anti-government rallies in Thailand going on since November 2013, the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) had at least the satisfaction to claim record...
Interview – Philippines Tourism Board

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How the Philippines' top tourism official promotes his country
Malaysia eyes 2 million Chinese tourists in 2014

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Malaysia is expected to attract two million Chinese tourist arrivals in 2014 as a result of the Visit Malaysia Year 2014 promotion. From January...
Indonesia eyes 8.6 million tourists in 2013

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With a growth of 8.36 per cent in international tourist arrivals to Indonesia in the first 10 months of 2013 compared to the same...
Thai tourism starts to feel impact from riots

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Street protests in Bangkok over the past weeks and a still tense situation on who will rule the country in the future have finally...
More tourists, less spending in Singapore

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More tourists visited Singapore in the first quarter of 2013 compared to the same period in 2012, but they spent less, the Straits Times...
Thailand tourism arrivals grew 22% this year

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Despite political instability, plans for introducing an entry fee and higher airport taxes, as well as security issues at popular holiday spots, tourism arrivals...
Philippine tourist arrivals target ‘a hard task’

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The Philippines will have a tough time getting 10 million tourists each year by 2016 amid bad roads and unexpected setbacks, industry officials said...
Myanmar expects 2 million tourists in 2013

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Myanmar is expecting to receive two million foreign tourists to the country by the end of 2013, according to Vice President Sai Mauk Kham. There...
Tourist arrivals in Thailand jump 23%

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International tourist arrivals in Thailand between January and September 2013 increased 23 per cent over the same period of 2012, Thailand's Permanent Secretary for...
Thailand to expand Don Mueang airport

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Bangkok's old airport Don Mueang may be expanded and reopened as a full service airport to rival Suvarnabhumi by 2015, Airports of Thailand (AoT)...
Thailand expects 4m Chinese tourists in 2013

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More than four million Chinese tourists will likely visit Thailand for the whole year since a total of 3.2 million have already visited the...
Japan to ease visa rules for more ASEAN countries

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After relaxing visa rules for tourists from Thailand and Malaysia, Japan plans to also ease visa requirements for Myanmar, Cambodia and Laos by the...
Vietnam PM pledges to end tourism scams

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Vietnam's Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has called for an overhaul of the country’s tourism sector as it seems that slower tourism growth has,...
Thailand to cut import duties on designer goods

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Thailand’s government said on September 8 that it will scrap import duties on designer goods such as luxury watches, clothes, perfumes and cosmetics in...
Laos sees conference tourism as ‘opportunity’

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The hotel and travel industry of Laos is studying how MICE tourism (meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions) could create an opportunity for the sector...