Tourism Industry News – Indonesia trying to lure ten million Chinese tourists

  Shì shí shèng yú xióng biàn (actions speak louder than words), according to the Chinese proverb and more action is what Indonesia needs to realize its ambitious goal to attract 10 million tourists from the world’s second-largest economy by 2019. The latest data from the Central Statistics Agency (BPS) show that even though there … Continue reading Tourism Industry News – Indonesia trying to lure ten million Chinese tourists

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Tourism – Travel – Thailand

Will ‘Teflon’ tourism always save Thailand? Visitor numbers continue to grow despite political turbulence Outside Bangkok’s Grand Palace, a shop selling mini-pineapples is doing a roaring trade. Hordes of parched tourists, nudged along by tour leaders, shuffle along the sidewalks with the northern Thai delicacy perched on a stick. The visitors’ bright red and orange attire … Continue reading Tourism – Travel – Thailand

Tripadvisor – Bangkok is cheapest of South-East Asian popular destinations

According to research from TripAdvisor, Bangkok is the most budget-friendly place to spend a week-long vacation during the high season, which is now through the end of February. Yesterday, the travel site named Bangkok as both inexpensive and desirable to travelers already living in Southeast Asia. The company took into account round-trip airfare from within … Continue reading Tripadvisor – Bangkok is cheapest of South-East Asian popular destinations