Posts Tagged ‘Tourists’

Ease entry to increase tourists from China

According to official govt figures, 2.9m Chinese tourists visited Malaysia last year
by S BIRRUNTHA/ pic by ARIF KARTONO MALAYSIA can woo up to three ...

Notable dishes and cocktails at Hudson Yards, from best to bad

For all the Hudson Yards haters, here’s something to cheer: The cocktails are almost uniformly very good
By KATE KRADER To experience a real-life ...

Time to woo more people to the country

The new govt aims a figure of 30m visitors that could also bring in RM100b in tourism receipts
By AFIQ AZIZ / Pic By TMR Some five years ago, Malaysia ...

HK retail wilts on weak spending by China tourists

HONG KONG • Hong Kong’s retail sales missed estimates in December, as a slowing mainland economy dampened consumer sentiment and the surge in cross-border ...

Why Cuba is missing out on Asia’s big-spending tourists

There are hurdles on the way to that cigar-toting, mojito-slinging holiday in Havana
By KRISTINE SERVANDO So you think travel to Cuba from the US is a ...

Korean to strengthen halal food segment for Muslim tourists

SEOUL • With close to one million Muslim tourists visiting South Korea last year, the Korea Tourism Organisation (KTO) is taking steps to strengthen its ...

Tourists flee Indonesia’s Lombok island after quake kills 91

by REUTERS
MATARAM, Indonesia – Rescue workers found chaos and destruction across the Indonesian resort island of Lombok on Monday after a ...
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Connectivity still an issue for Europe tourists

Tourism Malaysia DG says they hope to revive the market by targeting about 1.5m tourists from Europe into the country
BY LYDIA NATHAN / Pic By ISMAIL ...

Tencent to establish data centre in Malaysia by July this year

by FARA AISYAH / pic by BLOOMBERG
TENCENT Holdings Ltd, one of the leading Internet providers with value-added services in China, is expected to ...
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Local retail economy now depends on Chinese tourists

The citizens from the world’s 2nd-largest economy have spent billions on their trips
By SHAHEERA AZNAM SHAH / Pic By TMR Travellers from China could ...

Move over Hawaii, Okinawa on track to beat visitor numbers

by BLOOMBERG
For decades, Hawaii has outshone Okinawa as an island destination for tourists. That looks about to change. The number of visitors to the ...