Stepping out of the shadows

Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam are slowly but surely finding their place in the sun, writes Michael Taylor. The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)...

Japan Breaks New Records

Government hopes to double tourism arrivals by 2020, writes Michael Taylor. The number of overseas tourists visiting Japan increased in 2016 by 22 per cent...

Singapore Sling

Visitor arrivals, tourism receipts, and traveller spending on accommodation in Singapore all rose in 2016, but revenue per available room (RevPAR) dropped by nearly...
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Singapore Sling

Visitor arrivals, tourism receipts, and traveller spending on accommodation in Singapore all rose in 2016, but revenue per available room (RevPAR) dropped by nearly...
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Vanuatu Tourism agreement

The ‘back garden’ of Australia and New Zealand, Vanuatu with its 83 islands and natural white sandy beaches, has been repeatedly rated as the...

Challenges and opportunities

Is the Philippines Asia’s next hot travel destination? Michael Taylor looks at the evidence. The Philippines welcomed 5.35-million arrivals in 2015, representing a growth rate...

Coming up aces!

Coming up aces! Macau bets on diversification of source markets and product offerings, Michael Taylor writes     Two large hotels have thrown open their doors in recent...

Too much room at the inn

Drop-in Chinese arrivals prompts Taiwanese hoteliers to diversify markets, Michael Taylor writes         Travellers from China have accounted for a major share of Taiwan’s tourism arrivals...

Wine in Japan

By: Wine and Gourmet Japan     Japan is often overlooked by wine exporters, who are blinded by the pure size of the Chinese market. What many exporters...

East of Suez

Foreign investors and tourists are beating a path to Myanmar’s door as democratic reforms make the country once again an attractive travel destination, Michael...

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