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The Timeless Shanghai: A Heritage City Tour

The Timeless Shanghai: A Heritage City Tour

Shanghai is a city where the past, present and future seamlessly overlap and guests can be transported back in time to experience the enduring legacy of its 1930s ‘Golden Age’. The Timeless Shanghai Heritage Tour begins with a delicious Shanghainese breakfast, followed by a private guided tour of Shanghai’s intriguing heritage districts in the comfort […]

Sultan of Brunei joins UNWTO-WTTC Global Leaders for Tourism Campaign

Sultan of Brunei joins UNWTO-WTTC Global Leaders for Tourism Campaign

(Forimmediaterelease.net) Brunei became the latest country to join the Global Leaders for Tourism Campaign when His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’Izzaddin Waddualah accepted an Open Letter on the importance of travel and tourism. “We will do our best to support tourism,” said His Majesty the Sultan upon receiving the Open Letter from UN World […]

Lampung province misses its entry on the world stage

Lampung province misses its entry on the world stage

BANDAR LAMPUNG, Indonesia (eTN) – Barely known by foreign travelers, Bandar Lampung could be an easy alternative destination for both domestic and international travelers. “Lampung province is the most southern tip to Sumatra. Due to this exceptional position, it is the gateway from Java to Sumatra,” explained Sapta Nirwandar, former Director of Marketing at the […]

Uzbekistan working to attract youth to stretch tourism season

Uzbekistan working to attract youth to stretch tourism season

As many as 85 percent of tourists arriving in Uzbekistan are older belonging to the age group of 55 and above, indicating this country of Central Asia is becoming a popular destination among senior tourists. One of the reasons the country is so popular among retired people is the peaceful atmosphere of Samarkand and Bukhara; […]

Chinese and Japanese tourists open their wallets in Korea

Chinese and Japanese tourists open their wallets in Korea

Chinese and Japanese visitors like to drop big bucks while traveling in Korea, but what do they tend to buy while they’re here? According to a survey conducted by the Korea Chamber of Commerce and reported by YTN, Chinese visitors go for cosmetics, while Japanese tourists make a beeline for dried seafood. Of the 300 […]

Kashgar tourism affected by attacks

Kashgar tourism affected by attacks

KASHGAR, Xinjiang – Rouzwaikam, a handicraft seller, sat with a bored look Thursday noon in front of his stall on a street behind the Id Kah Mosque, the largest mosque in China and a must-see for tourists in Kashgar. The usually busy street aroused no excitement in him that day because he expected most shoppers, […]