Heading to Japan for Christmas and New Year? Check these seven destinations which will make your trip a fairy tale. No jokes!
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Less than two hours bring you from the neon glowing capital of Tokyo, Japan, to an idyllic Gunma prefecture, famous for its hot springs of which it offers quite a fair choice.
This year, the port of Colombo has seen a notable rise in the numbers of cuise ships calling to the port. The Sri Lanka Ports Authority have reported that 45 cruise ships called to Colombo during the first 10 months of 2018, an almost 30% increase on year-to-year bases.
Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority with the support of the United Nations Development Programme will launch a sustainable tourism certificate scheme for the country's tourism industry in 2019.
China Railway Chengdu Group Co. Ltd. has announced launch of a new high speed train route between Chengdu and Xiamen effective from January, 5th, 2019.
Two more direct flights are launched between China and Cambodia in December, 2018 – January, 2019. The first one will establishes an airlink between Sihanoukville in Cambodia and Tianjin in China; the second one will connect the two capital cities.
While north of the country is traditionally regarded as the best winter destination, southern Thai provinces offer a fair share of winter attractions, too.
Two of the Thai traditional desserts are mentioned in CNN International's list of 50 best world desserts. Which ones – make your guess!
The airport shuttle train from Phnom Penh International Airport to Phnom Penh Central railway station operated by Cambodia Royal Railways stopped its free rides. Now be ready to shell out USD2.5 for a ride.
Phnom Penh will get the country's first dino-themed park already in the beginning of 2019. It will be located in Chroy Changvar neighbourhood, some 5 km north of the city centre.
An ordinary travel by rail in India can be dirt cheap or not; oppressively hot and inconvenient or pleasantly cool and comfy but there is a special experience on offer: a number of luxutry tourist trains and historic locomotives ply the most popular routes in the country. Which one to choose?
Well, not now but it will be possible soon, believe it or not. While currently there are no direct trains and flights available for this route, the highest rail route in the world will soon connect the capital of India with a high-desert city in the Himalayas in northern India’s Jammu and Kashmir state
Need ideas to spice your beach-packed Philippines itinerary? We've got something for you. Namely, caves, churches, hill tribes and river boat tours. Head to Northern Luzon to give a different twist to your journey.
The Duty Free Philippines Corporation (DFPC) will offer its customers online shopping by the end of December 2018. The respective agreement between the state-owned corporation and its first official online shopping service provider, Speed Regalo, has been signed earlier this week.
The popular annual farm tour to Jim Thompson's Farm located in Pak Thong Chai District of Nakhon Ratchasima province, Thailand, is officially opened.
And most likely you've guessed wrong! It is the Thais who lead the world travelling solo. It is especially amazing to learn it if you've already travelled around Thailand and have seen plenty of those trucks loaded with family members on a vacation outing plying the roads of the Kingdom.
The number of national parks and places of scenic beauty in Japan which adopt voluntary payment program is increasing. The park authorities are now starting to ask visitors to pay an entry fee.
Khon Kaen, Thailand, has begun testing its new dual track rail line between Nakhon Ratchasima and Khon Kaen provinces as well as conducting tests of its elevated train system.
The fourth annual TAT Newsroom Blogger Thailand Competition held by the Tourism Authority of Thailand runs from December, 1, 2018 till January, 31, 2019 this time. Are you ready to participate?