Flight Searches Out of Hong Kong Jump 290% With Bangkok Top Pick

Increase came after government cut quarantine, Expedia says Mandatory hotel quarantine reduced to three nights from seven Online searches for flights out of Hong Kong surged by 290% in the 24 hours after the government announced shorter hotel quarantinerequirements on Monday, according to travel company Expedia Group Inc. The top-trending destination was Thailand’s capital Bangkok, followed by […]

Luang Prabang is top favourite with Thai tourists

The town of Luang Prabang, which is renowned for Unesco’s listing of its old quarter as a world heritage site, has seen 90 per cent of room reservations made by Thai visitors since Laos lifted all entry restrictions in May. President of the Luang Prabang Hotel and Guesthouse Association, Toun Sisouphanthavong, said hotels and guesthouses […]

The Mekong Tourism Forum is Back

        The Mekong Tourism Forum is Back Viet Nam will host face-to-face gathering of the famous forum in Quang Nam province 9-14 October 2022   The Mekong Tourism Forum 2022 will return as a face-to-face event 9-14 October at Hoiana Resort & Golf (Hoiana), Quang Nam province, adjacent to Hoi An city, […]

Architectural tours via cyclo share city’s modernist heritage

Some buildings just appear to be regular old houses or offices to most of the commuters passing by, but in the eyes of architecture lovers and foreign tourists, the buildings designed and erected immediately after the French colonial era are a fascinating piece of Cambodian history. Fans of these buildings can spend hours gazing at […]

Myanmar issues new guidelines for tourist visa application

Myanmar’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced new terms and conditions for tourist visa application given a low number of COVID-19 infections in the Southeast Asian country. Myanmar’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced new terms and conditions for tourist visa application given a low number of COVID-19 infections in the Southeast Asian country. Myanmar […]

Spend a cool summer vacation in Fuxian Lake, Yunnan

With high-temperature warnings across China this summer, Yunnan has become the top destination for tourists seeking to escape the heat. While the number of tourists in Dali, Lijiang, and Xishuangbanna continues to increase, some tourists choose to avoid the tourist peak and come to Fuxian Lake, about 70 kilometres away from Kunming, to admire the […]

Ancient Village Experiences Around the Mekong Sub-Region

While the Mekong River’s flow never stops, some sections along it feel as if time has gone backwards—older villages where an ancient rhythm still holds sway, where tourists can take in old cuisines and cultural practices that hardly exist anymore. Consider Yunnan’s UNESCO World Heritage site Lijiang Ancient Village: formerly a major trading center between […]

TAT and Huawei sign MOU to promote smart tourism

The “Digital Transformation and Innovation Development for Smart Tourism” agreement highlights Thailand’s innovative tourism through 5G networks. Bangkok, 8 August, 2022 – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and Huawei Technologies (Thailand) Co., Ltd. today signed a “Digital Transformation and Innovation Development for Smart Tourism” memorandum of understanding (MOU) aimed at promoting the Thai tourism […]

Laos launches destination promotion campaign

LaoSafe has launched a new video showcasing the wonders of Laos as the country works on their post-Covid-19 revival of tourism. Exploring several of Laos’ most popular tourist hotspots, the video highlights the benefits of the LaoSafe certification to business, leisure, and adventure travellers alike. Restaurants, hotels, indoor and outdoor activities are all featured in […]

Tourism featuring ASEAN cultures heats up in border region

  South China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, as the frontier of exchanges and cooperation between China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), has offered an exotic taste featuring ASEAN cultures for tourists. Due to geographical proximity and cultural affinity, a strong atmosphere of cross-border cultural exchanges and integration between China and ASEAN has […]