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Hong Kong Welcomes Additional Capacity Out of Australia

Hong Kong is seeing uplift in flight services out of Australia following the announcement today that Virgin Australia will launch non-stop services, five days a week from Melbourne to Hong Kong, starting 5 July 2017. … Continue Reading

UNWTO Secretary-General welcomes Japan’s support for tourism when meeting with Prime Minister Abe

The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Taleb Rifai, applauded Japan’s commitment to tourism development as one of the significant pillars of the socio-economic agenda during a recent official visit to Japan. Meeting Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Mr Rifai welcomed Japan’s Action Program for Tourism focused on infrastructure development, visa facilitation and technology.  … Continue Reading

Hangzhou’s Cherry Blossom Cultural Festival Lands on the City’s 4,000-year-old Neolithic Heritage

Hangzhou, a getaway destination dotted with picturesque natural wonders and time-honored cultural scenes, opens this year’s cherry blossom cultural festival from March 18 to April 16 at Liangzhu Culture Village that rises from the ancient Liangzhu archaeological site on the northwest side of the city. … Continue Reading

Boost in Korean Templestay Services Ahead Of 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics

Korea’s popular Templestay program will expand in 2017 to include a total of 123 Buddhist temples across the nation, according to a recent announcement by the Korean Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism. … Continue Reading

Contemporary Art Exhibition “Asia Corridor” to Be Held at UNESCO World Heritage Site Nijo Castle as Part of “Culture City of East Asia 2017 Kyoto”

The “Culture City of East Asia” project is a three-nation event based on an agreement reached during a meeting of the culture ministers of Japan, China and South Korea. … Continue Reading

China’s Largest Peach Blossom Field Drives Tourism Boom in Guian New Area

Guian New Area, China’s state approved national-level new area in Guizhou, mid-Western China, is drawing tourists’ attention as pink flowers bloom in its new scenic area, currently the largest peach blossom field in China. Florescence peak this year is around the end of March. … Continue Reading

Enjoy Sushi with Help of Interpreter under “SushiUniversity” Service Launched for Foreign Tourists in Japan!

Tabimori, Inc. has launched “SushiUniversity” interpreting service to help foreign tourists in Japan who do not speak Japanese but wishes to enjoy traditional Edo-style sushi in the Tokyo area. … Continue Reading

Millennium Silk Road event passes through Grand Park – Shaanxi overseas tourism campaign receives enthusiastic welcome

Organised by the Shaanxi tourism board, the ‘Holding hands on the Millennium Silk Road’ event was launched in Grand Park, Los Angeles, with people of all ages filling the park to experience the romanticism of this magical and mysterious event. … Continue Reading

Pacific Place Presents Digital Art Installation by German media artist Julius Popp, driven by Internet search terms

Pacific Place today announced that it will present a large scale public art installation by German media artist Julius Popp from 13 March to 6 April 2017. This presentation of public art forms part of Swire Properties’ extensive arts programme taking place in Hong Kong during the city’s annual art month. … Continue Reading

Guian New Area to Establish Beidouwan VR Town to Jumpstart Virtual Reality Opportunities

Guian New Area, China’s state approved national-level new area in Guizhou, mid-Western China, is helping businesses across sectors to realize opportunities in virtual reality by establishing Beidouwan VR Town, an initiative backed by preferential policies to support development in the fast-growing VR industry. … Continue Reading

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