Hong Kong is the safest country to travel in the world

@ascorrespondent ASIA-PACIFIC nations managed to nab the three top spots in the world’s safest countries for travel, according to a new ranking by security website Backgroundcheck.org. The American company placed autonomous territory Hong Kong in its top spot, with Singapore and Japan coming in second and third respectively. The metrics used to create the rankings include crime, security, … Continue reading Hong Kong is the safest country to travel in the world

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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