Thailand is preparing for one of the most colourful festivals of the year – Loy Krathong. This time, it falls on November, 11. Here are the best ideas on where to celebrate Loy Krathong in Thailand.
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Chongqing Eling Park in Chongqing, in the southwest of China, currently hosts the Autumn Chrysanthemum Exhibition. Opened on October, 25, the exhibition will last the whole month till November 25. This time the theme of the exhibition is "Chrysanthemum Ocean, Bayu Culture".
Nine border checkpoints in Laos will discontinue granting visas on arrival to tourists, according to the a notice from the Prime Minister’s Office ussued earlier this month.
Laos, Indonesia and Thailand are named among the most remote countries with the best Internet by a Berlin-based travel website.
Vistara, an Indian full-service airline, is launching direct flights between India and Sri Lanka in November, 2019.
More domestic and international airlines are expected to transfer operations to Beijing's new Daxing International Airport, the airport authorities report.
Jewel Changi Airport, a nature-themed entertainment and shopping complex built on the site of the former Terminal 1 open air carpark of Changi Airport, Singapore, celebrated six months of operations with an official ceremony by Singapore Prime Minister on 18 October.
AirAsia Indonesia, a low-cost associate carrier of Malaysian low-fare airline AirAsia, is going to launch new direct routes between Lombok in West Nusa Tenggara and Surabaya and Yogyakarta, both on Java.
Timika, the capital of Mimika Regency on the southern coast of Papua, Indonesia, will be linked by a direct flight with the country's capital, Jakarta, starting from tomorrow, October, 28.
According to the data revealed by the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA), in September 2019 Asia Pacific ailines carried 29.1 million passengers, showing a 3 percent growth on year-to-year bases.
The data revealed by the Tourism and Sports Ministry of Thailand this week shows that tourists arrivals are well on track and the target of 39.8 million visitors set for this year will most likely be met by the end of 2019.
Tri An Lake in the southern province of Dong Nai in Vietnam now boats a unique eco-tourism destination: a Vietnamese family managed to turn a small islet into a sample sustainable tourism model.
As the red maple leaves season is approaching in Taiwan, Alishan Forest Railway and the Cultural Heritage Office (AFRCHO) have announced the dates of tours to maple tree forests – they will be organised in December.
Taoyuan, a special municipality in northwestern Taiwan, will held the second annual Classic Cars and Road Safety Festival on October 26–27.
Dehradun railway station will close for renovation from November, 10, 2019 till February, 7, 2020 according to the recent announcement of the Indian Railways.
According to Hotelbeds, a travel technology company that operates a hotel distribution platform accessed by travel agents, tour operators, airlines and loyalty programs to make hotel bookings for their customers, the Asia–Pacific is their fastest-growing region.