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Nepal wants to attract visitors interested in its rich history and...

KATHMANDU, Nepal - Nepal's most iconic symbol - Mount Everest, the world's highest peak - and other tall mountains attract tens of thousands of foreign tourists, particularly from Western Europe, the

Study: Asian tourism to Japan to increase by 41 percent

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 total, according to a study by the Development Bank of Ja

Tourism industry growth shows signs of weakening

SINGAPORE - After charging at breakneck speed in recent years, the gravy train to tourism gold is finally slowing down.

Asian and Arab tourists flock to Germany for high-end luxury shopping

Growing numbers of wealthy tourists from Asia and Arab countries are streaming into Germany to buy up high-end luxury goods, according to new figures seen by Welt am Sonntag.

Asian tourism to Australia up 6.5 percent

Asian tourists are continuing to lead a revival in Australian tourism, with more than six million international tourists arriving on Australian shores for the first time in the past year.

UAE sets university degree as a prerequisite for obtaining tourist visa

Tourists from Asian countries will no longer be able to apply for tourist visas to thwart an influx of illegal immigrants.

Paris: an Asian invasion

(eTN) - Europe is in the doldrums. Spain and Britain have plunged back to recession status, and Greece is teetering on default.

Chinese tennis superstar lures Asian tourists to Australia

The success of Chinese tennis superstar Li Na in Australia has started a boom in Asian visitors that could be "more valuable than Oprah" for tourism.

New Australian campaign targets big spending Asian tourists

A new campaign targeting cashed-up tourists from Asia has been announced at Australia's top tourism conference in Canberra.

Tanzania rolls out welcome mat for 90 million outbound Asian tourists

ARUSHA (eTN) – Tanzania is working overtime, rolling out the red carpet for nearly 90 million Asian tourists expected to travel abroad in 2011 and spend a staggering US$86 billion.

Halloween attracts Asian tourists

“Hello, we are coming for Halloween. Tell us more about that day, as we don’t have it in Japan,” a tourist wrote to Pacific Islands Club Saipan’s sales office.

New Zealand: Asian tourist numbers well down

An ongoing surge in Australian tourist numbers caused visitor arrivals to increase slightly in July but visitor numbers from Asia are still well down, according to Statistics New Zealand data.