Baise, Guangxi: Twenty Years of Hard Work to the Frontier of Opening Up and Cooperation on the Border of South China

On November 2, the press conference on the 20th anniversary of the establishment of Baise City was held in Nanning, Guangxi. In the past 20 years, Baise has insisted on giving priority to industry and made every effort to promote the high-quality development of strong industry, characteristic agriculture and modern service industry. With the total output value growing 8.5 times, […]

Diving around the Mekong Sub-Region

The Andaman Sea, Gulf of Thailand and South China Sea flank the countries of the Mekong Sub-Region: warm waters with some of the richest collections of marine life. The region has some pretty popular dive sites, to be sure- but what if you want to go somewhere a little more off the beaten path? We […]

Ethnic clothing festival held in Kunming, SW China’s Yunnan

Entertainers perform during the opening ceremony of an ethnic clothing festival held in Kunming, southwest China’s Yunnan Province, Nov. 15, 2022. Creations from different ethnic groups of Yunnan will be presented during the ethnic clothing festival. (Xinhua/Chen Xinbo) A model presents creations during the opening ceremony of an ethnic clothing festival held in Kunming, southwest […]

Cambodia tourism recovers with vaccination and border reopening

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Thursday that high vaccination rates and the reopening of borders have helped revive the country’s tourism industry. Addressing a tourism-related event here, Hun Sen said vaccines have built herd immunity in Cambodia, which has allowed the country to reopen its borders with confidence since late 2021, reports a […]

Here are all the Michelin stars in Thailand 2023

The sixth edition of Michelin Guide Thailand announced its winners today (Nov 24). The guide includes a total of 441 restaurants, 35 of which have been awarded Michelin stars. This year saw 29 one-star restaurants and six two-star restaurants, with five new names on the list this year. One Michelin Star Saneh Jaan (retainee) Le […]

TOURISM RECOVERY ACCELERATES TO REACH 65% OF PRE-PANDEMIC LEVELS

International tourism is on track to reach 65% of pre-pandemic levels by the end of 2022 as the sector continues to bounce back from the pandemic. An estimated 700 million tourists travelled internationally between January and September, more than double (+133%) the number recorded for the same period in 2021. This equates to 63% of […]

Booking.com Travel Predictions 2023

Travelers are set to make 2023 a big year for getting out and exploring the world. Excited about the year ahead, Booking.com has conducted extensive research to reveal the travel trends of 2023, including where travelers want to go, their inspirations for traveling, and how budget plays a big role in their plans. 2023 will be the […]

Google Wallet launches in Thailand

Google Wallet just launched in Thailand. Google Wallet is a free mobile payment system that allows users to make quick, contactless payments from their smartphone or smartwatch. Boarding passes, concert tickets and loyalty cards can also be stored in the virtual wallet. When you add your credit/debit cards to Google Wallet, you can tap to pay anywhere […]