News in Asia
The Philippines' President Rodrigo Duterte is set to prove that destinations, particularly Boracay, Cebu, and Bohol, are safe from the 2019-nCoV. To do that, the President will start traveling around the country to show that it's safe.
Spartan race, the world’s largest obstacle course race (OCR) and endurance brand, is coming to Thailand: the country has got three-year rights to host the races with the first event scheduled to take place in June 2020.
The Food Truck Club (Thailand) with support of the country's Ministry of Tourism and Sports and the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) will organise “World’s Largest Parade of Food Trucks” from 7 to 8 March, 2020.
Heilongjiang Province in China celebrates this year's Harbin Snow Festival by launching the first snow-themed train.
While temporally closed for visitors due to the novel coronavirus outbreak, the Beijing Zoo has launched an online service updating the daily lives of some of the animals in the zoo to the public.
While some travellers cancel their trips, others enjoy a rare opportunity to have some of Thailand's most popular beaches and attractions for their own without the usual crowds. Up to now, no restrictions has been put on travel by WHO, either.
UNWTO, the United Nations World Tourism Organization, has included four SEA countries into the list of the world’s fastest-growing tourism destinations. In 2019, Myanmar, Vietnam, the Philippines and Laos showed an impressive increase of international tourist arrivals.
Shortly after Bagan ancient town was recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Myanmar has submitted an application to include Mrauk U, an archeological town in Rakhine State, into the list of the World Heritage.
VietJet, a Vietnam-based international low-cost carrier, will open three new direct routes between Vietnam's largest hubs and popular destinations in India in May this year.
Sihanoukville in Cambodia will be transformed into the country's industrial hub and a multi-purpose economic zone, as per the recently revealed plans of the Khmer government. Do you feel your heart breaking on hearing the news?
The Cambodia-Thailand cross-border railway is almost ready to start transporting cargo and people as the railway authorities of the two countries are meeting for final talks this Friday.
The popular Qingtiangang Circular Trail in Yangmingshan National Park, Taiwan, closed in 2018 due to safety reasons and need of maintenance re-opens for visitors.
Selected major railway stations in India will get a facelift – the Railway Ministry of India has announced their plans to carry out a renovation to bring the facilities and services of the railway stations to international standards.
The Prachuap Khiri Khan Office of the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has launched a new “Hua Hin: Thai Authentic Beach” brand to showcase the diversity and attractiveness of Thailand’s first beach resort destination.
Mussoorie, a popular hill station in Uttarakand's Dehradun District, India, will soon get a ropeway which will connect it to the state's capital of Dehradun and is expected to become one of the longest ropeways in the world.
Char Narayan Temple, one of the oldest temples in Patan Durbar Square, Kathmandu Valley, which collapsed completely during the 2015's earthquake, has been restored to its former grandeur.
Singapore will host the Singapore Airshow 2020 next week, from February, 11 to February, 16. The event will take place at the Singapore Changi Exhibition Centre.