Put Boracay, the Philippines, back on your travel bucket lists: the Department of Tourism has announced the reopening date for the island: it can be visited again from October, 26th this year.
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The Department of Tourism of the Philippines joined hands with the Light Rail Transit 1 (LRT-1) in a new tourist campaign officially launched last Saturday and encouraging visitors to rediscover sights and attractions of the capital with LRT-1 as the main mode of transportation.
The Tourism Authority of Thailand encourages all travellers visiting the country during the rainy season to check the weather forecast before planning their outdoor activities as certain attractions, sights and destinations can become out of reach due to heavy rains.
Anti-plastic campaign in Thailand is gaining momentum with a new Tourism Authority of Thailand's initiative 'Travel Thailand in Style, Reduce Plastic Waste' addressing waste problems in key travel destinations.
Sihanoukville will most likely see more and more travellers from China with direct Chongqing–Sihanoukville flights by Cambodia JC International Airlines launched on August, 17th.
The Shanghai Haichang Ocean Park which according to the bold claim of its operators, the Haichang Ocean Park Holdings, will most probably become the largest ocean park in the world, is set to open in September this year.
Luang Prabang, Laos is ready to host the annual Boat Racing Festival and Festival of Rice, also known locally as the Day of the Dead, or Boun Hor Khao Padab Dinh, on September 3rd-9th.
One of the most Instagrammable attractions within an easy reach from Vientiane, Wat Xieng Khuan, more commonly known as Buddha Park, has received a facelift and now looks very refreshed.
A great pan-Asian multi-sport event, the 18th Asian Games start tomorrow, August 18th and will last two weeks till September, 2nd. This time the games are hosted in two Indonesian cities, Jakarta, Java and Palembang, Sumatra.
Wherever you go these days you are likely to encounter huge tour groups of Chinese tourists. Guess which destinations were among their favourites in 2017!
If you are a foodie, Asia is the right place to be: according to the latest Lonely Planet's eatlist 5 of the top-10 best dishes in the world can be found in Asia. Bon appétit!
The 5th International Festival of 24 Festive Drums 2018 will hit Johor Bahru on August 24 and 25. The even will be held at the Pasir Gudang Corporation Stadium. Drumming fans, here's your next destination!
Railway stations in India go digital with new digital museums to be launched at 22 most prominent railway stations throughout the country tomorrow, on Independence Day in India, August, 15th.
The Ministry of Tourism of India has announced the top three winners in the Foreign Tourist Visit (FTVs) chart based on the number of visits of foreign tourists in 2017. Meet the big three: Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh.
A city with a population of 157,000 inhabitants now features about 80 casinos and the number of Chinese tourists visiting this seaside resort destination is almost equal to its population. We are speaking about Sihanoukville – when was the last time you visited it?
The Phnom Penh Pochentong International Airport-based Cambodia Airways (CAW), a new airline which operated their maiden flight only a month ago, on July, 10th, have already charted their 5-year expansion plan. Let's look into it.
Calling all foodies, meat-eaters, vegetarians and beer-drinkers! This September and October Vietnam should be featured heavily on your must-go list.
Travelling alone and are unsure which destinations are the best ones for solo travellers? Thanks to the recent US NEws chart we know where to direct you!