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The annual Rainforest World Music Festival, set in the jungles of Sarawak, Malaysia, is set for a three-day weekend of music and dance from...

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Myanmar, in cooperation with the Asian Development Bank (ADB), will build a new highway linking the northeastern part of India with Myanmar. The ADB has...

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Tourist arrivals in the Philippines rose 10.6 per cent during the first four months of the year, with officials maintaining the 5.5-million target in...

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Thailand's capital Bangkok has been declared this year's global travel hotspot by Mastercard's Global Destination Cities Index 2013, the credit card firm announced on...

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Myanmar’s commercial capital Yangon witnessed a 44 per cent rise in foreign arrivals during the first four months of 2013, according to official data....

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International tourist arrivals to Thailand posted a growth of 19.04 per cent from January to April 2o13, the Thai Ministry of Tourism and Sports...

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Hotels and resorts on the Philippine tourist hotspot of Boracay Island have reported a wave of cancellations related to recent sanctions imposed by Taiwan...

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Twenty hotels providing over 1,400 rooms will be built in Mandalay, the top tourism destination in central Myanmar,  to meet growing demand for hotel...

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Hotel receipts nearly tripled in Asia the first quarter of 2013, supported by a tourism boom in the emerging countries of Southeast Asia’s Mekong...

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Brunei has now embarked on the roll-out of a major tourism masterplan that aims to boost tourism numbers in the Sultanate to a level which would help the industry contribute to a larger extent to the country's GDP..

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Kuching is a big village, a kampung besar. This is a perspective from an outsider after spending two weeks in Sarawak’s capital, a remote outpost of Borneo that is somewhat more a town than a city.

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The global boom in medical tourism opens many avenues for Middle East investors in healthcare, pharmaceutical supply and related services. In Southeast Asia, the Philippines is the next candidate.

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Facing a surge in visitor numbers, Thailand is now starting to promote investment into additional leisure activities that support conventional beach and entertainment holidays...

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The Philippine tourism industry has been named 'the most improved' in the Asia-Pacific region, according the World Economic Forum’s Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report...

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The Philippine tourism industry is readied to become the muscle behind the country’s job generation machine, employing 7.4 million people by 2016, up from...

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Japanese hotel chain Toyoko Inn has said it will build 100 hotels in Vietnam over the coming years in an aim to capitalise on...

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The Vietnam government has said it will allocate no less than $94.2 billion in funds sourced from state resources and private investment to upgrade...

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The indigenous Filipino people of the Aytas, who live in scattered, isolated communities in mountainous parts of the island of Luzon, want to open...