Emerging Destinations Around the World

  1/14 Belgrade, Serbia Go for: An arts and nightlife scene In recent months, you may have seen an article (or three) asking “Is Belgrade the new Berlin?” And though the capitals are radically different, the Berlin baptism is, in a way, a sign that the Serbian city is hitting its stride. Though conflict remains … Continue reading Emerging Destinations Around the World

International travelers cite politics as factor in US trips

Some international travelers are citing politics as a factor in whether to visit the U.S. this year, according to survey research by the tourism marketing agency Brand USA   The findings add to existing concerns about the tourism industry. Other new data shows that a slowdown in international arrivals to the U.S. began last spring … Continue reading International travelers cite politics as factor in US trips

Travel – Thailand wants to introduce E-Visa in 2018

  #BANGKOK, 25 January 2017:   Thailand is exploring the world of e-Visas with the introduction phase scheduled to take place by the end of this year. Minster of Tourism and Sports, Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul, confirmed the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is currently evaluating the project. She was commenting on ways to ease visa formalities and … Continue reading Travel – Thailand wants to introduce E-Visa in 2018

World’s most visited city for seventh year in a row – Hong Kong

Sinead Pearson A skyscraper-studded skyline. A culture of colourful traditions. A shopper's paradise. It is no surprise that for the seventh consecutive year, Hong Kong is the world's most visited city Euromonitor International, a UK-based market research group, has revealed 26 million foreigners flocked to the Asian metropolis. The ranking, based on 2015 data, includes … Continue reading World’s most visited city for seventh year in a row – Hong Kong

International Travel – More Asians are traveling around the world

  The number of international tourists rose by 4% worldwide to 1.2 billion last year as Asians travelled more, but security fears hit visitor arrivals in Europe, the World Tourism Organisation (WTO) said   The number of people living in Asia and discovering both their own region and the rest of the world rose 8% compared to … Continue reading International Travel – More Asians are traveling around the world