Tag: Asian countries

Dead whale highlights major faults with octopus fishing industry in False Bay

Dead whale highlights major faults with octopus fishing industry in False Bay

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 19:20 0

Another dead 12-metre Bryde’s whale was found in False Bay near Cape Town last week after becoming entangled in octopus trap ropes. The traps have ... Read More

Do I need a VPN on my phone when traveling abroad?

Do I need a VPN on my phone when traveling abroad?

editor editor- May 14, 2019 20:10 0

The internet has quickly become an essential component of human civilization, and it is more of a necessity now. The global users of the internet ... Read More

Holland America’s Westerdam explores eight Asian countries in 2019-20 Season

Holland America’s Westerdam explores eight Asian countries in 2019-20 Season

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019 20:07 0

The cosmopolitan cities and rich traditions of the Far East unfold for guests on Holland America Line's Westerdam when the ship embarks on its 2019-20 ... Read More

Myanmar’s Thingyan water festival kicks off Saturday morning

Myanmar’s Thingyan water festival kicks off Saturday morning

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 13, 2019 20:05 0

Traditional Thingyan water festival has kicked off in Myanmar's regions and states in full swing. Yangon Region Chief Minister U Phyo Min Thein on Friday ... Read More

Why are Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds so popular?

Why are Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds so popular?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 2, 2019 06:03 0

Mobile games have taken over the video game market in recent years. All the popular games are launched in different platforms including mobile applications. PUBG ... Read More

Italy travel: Destination Baia and Latina steps into the video limelight

Italy travel: Destination Baia and Latina steps into the video limelight

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- March 21, 2019 02:03 0

In 2017,  “The Year of the  Borghi” was celebrated in Italy. According to the directive of the former Minister, Dario Franceschini, the initiative was created ... Read More

Tanzania jails Chinese national for ivory trafficking

Tanzania jails Chinese national for ivory trafficking

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019 20:20 0

Tanzanian Resident Magistrate sentenced a Chinese national to 15 years in prison today for trafficking of elephant tusks, which prosecutors claimed to have been chopped ... Read More

Emirates links Phnom Penh and Bangkok with daily service from Dubai

Emirates links Phnom Penh and Bangkok with daily service from Dubai

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019 21:06 0

Emirates will link Phnom Penh (PNH) and Bangkok (BKK) with its new daily service set to launch on June 1, 2019. The service from Dubai ... Read More

Berchtesgadener welcomes UNWTO Euro-Asian Mountain Tourism Conference

Berchtesgadener welcomes UNWTO Euro-Asian Mountain Tourism Conference

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 1, 2019 16:25 0

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has selected Berchtesgaden, Germany as the venue for the 4th UNWTO Euro-Asian Mountain Tourism Conference on 2-5 March 2019. The ... Read More

China hotel chain expands into Indonesia

China hotel chain expands into Indonesia

editor editor- January 28, 2019 21:04 0

OYO chain of hotels and homes is seeing exponential growth in Indonesia in less than three months of its operations in the country. Launched in ... Read More

Polish Tourism targets EU, USA and Asia with PLN 50 million campaign

Polish Tourism targets EU, USA and Asia with PLN 50 million campaign

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 18, 2019 20:15 0

Polish Tourism Organization (PTO) announced that the European Union countries, the United States and Asian countries are the main markets, where it will promote Poland ... Read More

Interview with a Seychelles Travel Pro: Mr Alan Mason

Interview with a Seychelles Travel Pro: Mr Alan Mason

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- December 31, 2018 05:03 0

As a paradise in the Indian Ocean, Seychelles competes with many other island nations across the globe, from South East Asia to the Caribbean, as ... Read More

Taiwan desperately searching for tourists who vanished

Taiwan desperately searching for tourists who vanished

editor editor- December 27, 2018 02:11 0

153 tourists from Vietnam arrived in Kaohsiung in Taiwan on December 21 and 23, and all but all but one have disappeared, according to Taiwan ... Read More

Sexual Exploitation of Children through tourism:  ECPAT has a message for the holidays

Sexual Exploitation of Children through tourism: ECPAT has a message for the holidays

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 23, 2018 11:15 0

Revenge porn or sexual extortion are only some of the problem Japan has to deal with when protecting children. Bangkok based ECPAT International is actively ... Read More

Thai Tourism: International arrivals’ growth in line with the target

Thai Tourism: International arrivals’ growth in line with the target

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 10, 2018 09:25 0

The Thai tourism industry recorded total international arrivals of 31.25 million in January-October 2018, up 7.84%, generating an estimated 1.63 trillion Baht in tourism revenue, ... Read More

Damyang: Bamboo forests and everyone’s favorite – bamboo food!

Damyang: Bamboo forests and everyone’s favorite – bamboo food!

editor editor- December 6, 2018 10:51 0

Damyang, located in the northernmost place on the globe where bamboo can be found – on the Korean peninsula – is known for its bamboo ... Read More

Raped by tourists: Children in Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam

Raped by tourists: Children in Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2018 12:27 2

Tourists rape children in Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam; it's a sad reality of the global ... Read More

Guam Visitors Bureau accepting proposals for tourism destination marketing rep services in China

Guam Visitors Bureau accepting proposals for tourism destination marketing rep services in China

editor editor- June 14, 2017 01:57 0

The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB), a public non-stock, non-profit, Membership Corporation, has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for tourism destination marketing representation services in ... Read More

Why Chinese tourists travel to Hawaii, Guam or Saipan

Why Chinese tourists travel to Hawaii, Guam or Saipan

editor editor- July 31, 2014 16:14 0

United States Pacific Islands are new hot destinations for the lucrative Chinese outbound travel market. Read More

Study: Asian tourism to Japan to increase by 41 percent

Study: Asian tourism to Japan to increase by 41 percent

editor editor- March 12, 2013 11:13 0

TOKYO, Japan - The number of tourists visiting Japan from other Asian countries by 2017 is forecast to be 41 percent higher than last year’s ... Read More

UN signs accord with Asian countries on fighting drugs, crime

UN signs accord with Asian countries on fighting drugs, crime

editor editor- June 16, 2011 04:36 0

The United Nations and a group of Asian countries have signed an accord to promote cooperation in fighting drug trafficking, organized crime, human trafficking and ... Read More

Asian nations urge citizens against Thailand travel

Asian nations urge citizens against Thailand travel

editor editor- September 3, 2008 02:33 0

SINGAPORE - Thailand's lucrative tourism industry faced a rash of cancellations after several Asian countries urged their citizens on Tuesday to avoid travelling there during ... Read More

Ambitious but stingy ASEAN Travel Forum

Ambitious but stingy ASEAN Travel Forum

editor editor- January 28, 2008 05:57 0

(eTN) - The ASEAN Travel Forum (ATF) is Southeast Asia’s largest event for tourism. Besides being a travel show that welcomes over 450 sellers and ... Read More

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