As temperatures in the northern and northeastern provinces of Thailand are falling down, tourists are flocking to the mountainous destinations to catch some fresh air.
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Tourist arrivals to Thailand are on the rise during the first three quarters of 2018 showing 8.71% increase compared to the previous year.
Japan is ready to introduce electronic visa system for tourists in April 2020. It is one of the steps which will help the country to achieve 60 million visitors by 2030.
The recently gained visa-free access to Myanmar allowed Japanese passport to overrank the Singaporean one in the 2018 Henley Passport Index.
Over 1.73 million tourists visited Sri Lanka during the first nine month of 2018 what corresponds to 11.6% growth compared to the same period of 2017. In September alone, the counry welcomed almost 150,000 international visitors – 2.8% more than in the respective period of the previous year.
Singapore Airlines added the world’s longest commercial flight into their route network – now the airline flies direct between Singapore and New York.
Two more direct air links will connect China with beach destinations in Vietnam and Cambodia end of October.
80 state-owned tourists sites in Shaanxi, China, cut their admission prices, four more become totally free of charge.
The construction of the high-speed Laos-China railway link is in full swing. Laos hopes to put this major investment project in operation in the course of two years. But will the country really benefit from it?
While Si Phan Don do not enjoy as much tourist attention as Vientiane or Luang Prabang, this out of the beaten track destination in Laos is often named by adventurous visitors as a highlight of their trip not only to Laos but to the whole Southeast Asian region.
While Yangon remains the most visited destination in Myanmar for foreign travellers, the municipal officials are looking to make the city even more attractive to tourists.
Two tasty events to check in this October in Singapore are a month-long Singapore River Festival 2018 which starts on October, 16 and will last till November, 11 and a three-day wine extravaganza, the Singapore Wine Fiesta 2018, from October 19 till October 19.
Swimming with dolphins, white sharks or manta rays does not thrill you any more? Try sharing the water with jellyfish on Kakaban Island, East Kalimantan, Indonesia then.
No, it is neither social media influencers nor celebrities – indeed the recent survey by Amadeus has revealed that the young holidaygoers put these two groups on the very bottom of the list of things/people which influence their choice of holiday destinations.
Picturesque and accessible from the Klang Valley, the Serendah waterfalls in Selangor, Malaysia, offer an easy refreshing escape from Kuala Lumpur for those who are not ready to brave think jungle and mountain treks.
The National Aerospace, Research and Development (NARD) and Flyme, Bengaluru, India, joined hands to offer chopper joy rides alowing visitors to enjoy the bird’s eye view of Bengaluru city.
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