By Amy R. Remo
Demand for international tourism remained strong in the first four months of 2014 with arrivals growing 5 percent to 317 million, according to the latest World Tourism Barometer of the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).
By Paolo G. Montecillo
As more tourists discover the natural wonders the Philippines has to offer, those managing one of the key attractions in the country’s so-called last frontier have a conundrum at their hands.
That is the ethereal message that inspires an Iowa farmer in the iconic film “The Field of Dreams” to construct a baseball diamond in the middle of a cornfield. And indeed, soon enough, people came in droves to watch the games.
Taiwan’s tourism revenue hit an all-time high of $12.32 billion last year, boosted by a growing number of Chinese visitors, the government said Thursday, as relations between the two continue to improve.
Australia is emerging as the latest hotspot for casino operators as they look to attract Asia’s high rollers to the gaming tables as well as its pristine beaches and popular centres like the Great Barrier Reef.