Tag: tourism

Tourism to Vietnam attracting multi-billion hospitality investment

New world-class integrated resort HOIANA at forefront of major projects that will further transform Vietnam’s tourism sector Vietnam saw a record number of international arrivals in 2016 – more than 10 million tourists and a 25% increase over the previous year – and 2017 is...

What’s the price for a journey to this island paradise?

THIS is what experts in the field of tourism in Malaysia and Mauritius are discussing, along with those from Algeria, Turkey and Kazakhstan. And there are no easy solutions, given that the eco-friendly and well preserved natural beauty of the jewel of the Indian Ocean is a costly tourist destination,...

Welcome to Malaysia but pay the hotel room tax, please

Malaysia, running out of options, is hiking various duties in some case and imposing new taxes in other cases. While you are welcomed to visit Malaysia and stay to spend your hard earned money, the country has started to tax your room for every night...

AirAsia X could not fulfil target, says Mauritian Minister

The AirAsia X saga following its suspension of the flights to Mauritius deepened yesterday after the Mauritius Minister of Tourism Anil Gayan said the Malaysian low-cost airline 'could hardly achieve its target". "It would appear that the decision of Air Asia X to suspend its operations...

Singapore achieves its highest ranking in the 2017

Singapore has kept its top spot amidst Southeast Asia as the country with the highest visa-free access. This was revealed by the 2017 Visa Restrictions Index, an annual travel freedom ranking published by the global residence and citizenship advisory firm, Henley & Partners. The index is...

Clouds in the Singapore sky

Viewed from the cockpit, the latest statistics from Singapore’s Changi Airport appear to be just a blip. They show passenger traffic dropping by 2.5 per cent in March compared to the same month last year. February also saw a dip of 0.2 per cent...