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Kyrgyz MP Wants Only Good News
November 30, 2018
Kyrgyz MP Wants Only Good News
Wonder how he feels about satire?
Kyrgyz MP Wants Only Good News
From Film to Reality: How Fans Find Their Fantasy Worlds
September 14, 2018
From Film to Reality: How Fans Find Their Fantasy Worlds
Jiufen’s A-Mei Teahouse may not have inspired Miyazaki’s Spirited Away, but fans visit in droves anyway.
From Film to Reality: How Fans Find Their Fantasy Worlds
In Sri Lanka, a Dying Livelihood, a Tourist Attraction
June 29, 2018
In Sri Lanka, a Dying Livelihood, a Tourist Attraction
Stilt fishing has declined, but tourism keeps Sri Lankan men on the poles.
In Sri Lanka, a Dying Livelihood, a Tourist Attraction
Indonesia’s Booming Tourism Industry
June 07, 2018
Indonesia’s Booming Tourism Industry
What growth in Indonesia's tourism sector tells us about Jokowi’s economic policies.
Indonesia’s Booming Tourism Industry
What’s Delaying Nepal’s Tourism Boom?
February 07, 2018
What’s Delaying Nepal’s Tourism Boom?
If Nepal wants to attract more tourists, the development of regional airports constitutes the “mother of all necessities.”
What’s Delaying Nepal’s Tourism Boom?
Just Kidding, Please Visit Almaty
August 07, 2015
Just Kidding, Please Visit Almaty
Kazakhstan is walking back restrictions on foreigners visiting select border areas.
Just Kidding, Please Visit Almaty
Kazakhstan and Italy Sign $500 Million in Deals
June 30, 2015
Kazakhstan and Italy Sign $500 Million in Deals
In addition, Kazakhstan announced the extension and expansion of its visa-free regime.
Kazakhstan and Italy Sign $500 Million in Deals
Australia, Japan Top For Tourists
May 15, 2015
Australia, Japan Top For Tourists
Tourism remains an area of great potential for the Asia-Pacific.
Australia, Japan Top For Tourists
Korea, Kazakhstan Deepen Cooperation
April 08, 2015
Korea, Kazakhstan Deepen Cooperation
South Korea’s broad-based engagement with Central Asia’s largest economy continues with two recent deals.
Korea, Kazakhstan Deepen Cooperation
Now Operating: Astana to Paris
April 04, 2015
Now Operating: Astana to Paris
Four years after signing the launching protocol, flights between Astana and Paris have begun.
Now Operating: Astana to Paris
Australian Consular Officials Reveal Dumbest Requests
December 05, 2014
Australian Consular Officials Reveal Dumbest Requests
Australia’s stretched foreign ministry reveals some of the oddest requests for help it receives from Aussie travelers.
Australian Consular Officials Reveal Dumbest Requests
North Korea Bans All Tourism Over Ebola Concerns
October 23, 2014
North Korea Bans All Tourism Over Ebola Concerns
“The country’s closed" until further notice, a travel agency specializing in North Korea said.
North Korea Bans All Tourism Over Ebola Concerns
Japan’s International Tourism Challenge
October 12, 2014
Japan’s International Tourism Challenge
Expanding the international tourism industry will be a cultural challenge for Japan.
Japan’s International Tourism Challenge
Shangri-La: Consuming Paradise
September 18, 2014
Shangri-La: Consuming Paradise
A former logging town in Tibet, now a tourist trap, is a world away from its fictional inspiration.
Shangri-La: Consuming Paradise
Vietnam: Tourism Transforming Women’s Lives
August 12, 2014
Vietnam: Tourism Transforming Women’s Lives
The Hmong women of Sa Pa are being empowered by the opportunities offered by tourism.
Vietnam: Tourism Transforming Women’s Lives
North Korea’s Schizophrenic Tourist Policy
July 12, 2014
North Korea’s Schizophrenic Tourist Policy
North Korea is desperately trying to attract more tourists, even as it works equally hard to scare them away.
North Korea’s Schizophrenic Tourist Policy
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