Ticket revenue in Cambodia’s Angkor park up in 5 months

Ticket revenue in Cambodia’s Angkor park up in 5 months

Revenue from ticket sales to foreigners visiting Cambodia’s Angkor archeological park rose to $45.9 million dollars in the first five months of 2017, up 64 percent compared to the same period last year, according to an official report released on Thursday. The ancient park welcomed 1.09 million international tourists during the January-May period this year, up 12 percent over the same period last year, said the report of the state-owned Angkor Enterprise. Most tourists to…

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Ireland prepares for four-day St Patrick’s Festival in Dublin

Ireland prepares for four-day St Patrick’s Festival in Dublin

A diverse art and culture celebration in Ireland will mark this year’s St. Patrick’s Festival. It will bring together 3,000 artists, musicians, dancers, poets and performers for over 30 events in Dublin over March 16-19. “To celebrate Ireland’s national holiday, Dublin is set for four really great days and nights,” says Brendan Carr, the mayor of Dublin. “There truly is something for everyone to experience and enjoy.” This year’s event looks to celebrate Ireland as…

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Kenya eyes more Chinese tourists after Jack Ma’s visit

Kenya eyes more Chinese tourists after Jack Ma’s visit

Kenya’s tourism marketers on Sunday promised to bring more Chinese tourists to the East African nation after a visit by Chinese business magnate Jack Ma. Kenya Tourism Board (KTB) said travel agents have termed the visit by the billionaire a major boost and endorsement to their campaigns – that seek to woo Chinese travelers into Kenya. KTB Chief Executive Officer Betty Radier said in a statement issued in Nairobi that China now listed among the…

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Cambodia’s ‘bamboo trains’ on track to disappear

Cambodia’s ‘bamboo trains’ on track to disappear

The handmade bamboo trains that have delighted tourists for nearly two decades are vanishing as Cambodia restores railways for modern trains. “It felt more like a rollercoaster, but it’s really nice,” German tourist Theresa Kessemeier says. “I think it is a good way to transport really heavy things from one place to another.” Norry were invented in the 1980s by railway workers, who used them to check and repair train tracks in Battambang, about 290…

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Britain’s tourism income set to double to 360 bln USD in decade

Britain’s tourism income set to double to 360 bln USD in decade

Tourism could be worth almost $360 billion to Britain’s economy within a decade, the head of the British Tourist Authority (BTA) said Friday. It would represent a more than doubling of the $170 billion currently generated in Britain through the tourism sector, said Steve Ridgway, chairman of the BTA. The national tourism agency Visit Britain said the tourism industry’s bid for a potential sector deal under the British government’s industrial strategy is a step closer…

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The wonderful city landscapes of Rostov-on-Don

The wonderful city landscapes of Rostov-on-Don

Rostov-on-Don is a port city lying in the southeastern part of the East European Plain on the Don River. The city’s favorable geographical position at a trading crossroads promotes economic development. Meanwhile, since the ancient times, the settlement has held cultural and commercial importance. It boasts many libraries, theatres, museum and stadiums. For sports fans, it is worth noting that some of the games for the 2018 World Cup will be held at Rostov-on-Don. The…

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Camper 4 Hire – Modern Convenience and Perfect for Holidays

Camper 4 Hire – Modern Convenience and Perfect for Holidays

Ever unreal of a vacation wherever you’ll go where you wish, whenever you want? Do one thing totally different ANd take our campervans on an journey you may ne’er forget! Welcome to Camper 4 rent – the entire home of campervans for rent and rental. currently you’ve got return to right place, it’s the time to begin puzzling over living life within the slow lane! Relax, expertise freedom, friendship, fun, adventure, sharing time in conjunction with one another…

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Ring of Fire tells Asia of its seismic peril

Ring of Fire tells Asia of its seismic peril

The string of active volcanoes around the Pacific Ocean has lived up to its Ring of Fire name lately, sparking mass evacuations in Indonesia and Vanuatu and unsettling parts of southwestern Japan. The 450 or so volcanoes that make up the ring outline where the massive Pacific Plate grinds against other plates that form the Earth’s crust, creating a 40,000-kilometer-long zone prone to earthquakes and other seismic upheaval. Japan The Shinmoedake volcano in southwestern Japan…

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Illinois eyes new tourism markets

Illinois eyes new tourism markets

Illinois tourism officials are expanding their efforts in China and Mexico, hoping to attract more foreign visitors to the state. The Illinois Office of Tourism, which has just opened an office in Mexico City, plans to open one in Beijing on Dec 1, the Chicago Tribune reported. Three additional support offices in China are being planned in Shanghai, Chengdu and Guangzhou. Agency director Cory Jobe says between six and 10 people will work across the…

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Alberta making efforts to draw more visitors

Alberta making efforts to draw more visitors

The province of Alberta in Canada is making efforts to attract more Chinese tourists, especially ahead of the China-Canada Tourist Year in 2018, according to Darlene Fedoroshyn, the Travel Alberta director of business development in the Asia-Pacific. Alberta, in western part of Canada, is home to many iconic tourist attractions, such as the Banff and Jasper national parks, as well as Lake Louise. The province’s tourist department, Travel Alberta, is trying to tap the Chinese…

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