Tag: Southeast Asia


SIA to increase its frequency in Australia, Europe, Southeast Asia and West Asia

Singapore Airlines will be increasing flight frequency to points in Australia, Europe, Southeast Asia and West Asia in the Northern Summer operating season (March 26, 2017 to October 28, 2017) to meet growing travel demand. In Australia, Melbourne will be served with 31 weekly flights, up from 28, with effect from July 17, 2017, while […]

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Travel guide to the nation of Malaysia in Southeast Asia

Malaysia is a Southeast Asian nation occupying the Malaysian Peninsula and part of the island of Borneo. The country is known for its beaches, rainforests and mix of Malay, Chinese, Indian and European influences. Source: Expedia

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Hawaii starts marketing itself to Southeast Asia

Hawaii is making efforts to attract tourists from Southeast Asia. The Hawaii Tourism Authority in 2015 hired a contractor to promote the state in Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand. Together, the four countries have a population of 468 million people. The push comes amid plans by Malaysia-based low-cost carrier AirAsia X to begin flying to […]

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Taiwan aims to increase independent Chinese tourists

According to Taiwan’s Tourism Bureau, Taiwan aims to increase the number of independent Chinese travellers to 4,000 up from the present 3,000. Moreover, the destination plans to streamline visa applications from Southeast Asia to increase visitor footfall. Taiwan, which welcomed more than 8 million overseas visitors last year, has targeted 9 million foreign visitors and […]

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Japan Tourism aims for 10 million foreign tourists this year

Japan has witnessed a rise in tourist arrivals this year with a record 9,07,000 foreign tourist visits, an increase of 17.1 per cent compared to the same period of last year. Mr. Naruhito Kubo, Japan Tourism Agency commissioner said that if the present trend continues, 10.14 million foreign tourists will visit Japan this year, a […]

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Royal Brunei Airlines gets its first Dreamliner

Royal Brunei’s Dreamliner, fitted with 254 seats in two classes, is set to be put in service for Singapore for a limited period of time before continuing with long haul flights. The aircraft also includes the standard Dreamliner cabin features, such as electronically-dimmable windows, larger overhead luggage bins, and lower cabin pressure. “This exciting addition […]

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Japan mulls relaxing visa norms for Southeast Asian tourists

The government is mulling relaxing visa requirements to encourage more tourists from emerging nations in Southeast Asia to visit Japan. The move comes as the government of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has decided it is important to attract more travellers from fast-growing economies to reach its goal of increasing the annual number of foreign visitors […]

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