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Reflections from a dark night in Chiang Mai

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On the night of January 30, Chiang Mai, Thailand’s big city in the north, fell into darkness due to a severe power outage. And with it, Justin Calderon fell into deep thoughts about Thailand's 'never mind' lifestyle.
Tourist income surges 70% in Myanmar

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Myanmar’s transformation into a coming-of-age tourist hub seems to be set on course. An influx of visitors has made the tourism industry one of...
Bali seeks cleanup amid high arrivals

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The provincial administration of Bali has launched a tourism development offensive to address complaints about garbage management, limited infrastructure, security and connectivity. The new...
New poll: Your favourite holiday destination in ASEAN

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Visitor numbers are on a massive rise in ASEAN and the tourism economy is booming. Which are your favourite destinations in the region? Vote for three countries you prefer for a leisure stay.
Luxury hotels discover Philippines

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The Philippines are increasingly being targeted by high-end hotel chains due to an anticipated growth in tourism on the back of a fast growing...
Thailand tourism arrivals soaring

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Tourism numbers in Thailand are projected to grow by another 10 per cent to 23 million in 2013, the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT)...
Ryugyong Hotel

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The world's third tallest hotel, the 105-storey Ryugyong Hotel in the center of North Korea's capital Pyongyang, is set to open next year under...
Phra Nakhon Khiri Historical Park

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Figures released by the Tourism Authority of Thailand show that tourists from the Middle East are currently topping the growth in arrivals to the...
Burnei Iban

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The Sultanate of Brunei is trying to attract more visitors from GCC countries and has intensified its marketing and promotion campaigns in the region. According...
Hammock

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A new campaign is out to promote tourism in Southeast Asia with a swathe of initiatives, such as the creation of a new website...
Thailand1

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Despite calamitous floods, the Thailand tourism market has managed to remain attractive to a diverse range of tourists. Russia is now the number one source...

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The Prince Hotel & Residence in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, is leading the way in integrating traditional hotel services with the accommodation needs of long-term...

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The Qatar government is poised to strengthen its tourism laws in a bid to boost infrastructure leading up to the 2022 FIFA World Cup,...

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Kuala Lumpur has jumped two places in world convention city rankings and three places in Asia Pacific ranking based on the number of international...

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Singapore, the city-state keen to become the financial and events centre of Asia, is making greater overtures to GCC visitors and expects tourism from...

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Leading GCC budget airline, flydubai, has signed a US$172 million agreement with Pembroke to finance two Boeing 737-800NG aircraft as the company embarks on...

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Airports in the GCC will need to increase their capacity to accommodate the growing number of air passengers who are expected to use the...

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The GCC countries looking to attract tourists for cruise holidays are planning to implement a single visa for all six countries to allow easy...