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Goa aims to become one of the safest tourism destinations

Goa Tourism Policy 2020, approved by the state Cabinet this week, aims to make the state one of the safest tourism destinations in the world.

Macau accommodation prices down 14.7% in third quarter

Information from the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC) indicated that the Tourist Price Index for the third quarter of 2020 dropped by 11.40 prices year-on-year, including a more than 14.7 percent fall in accommodation prices.

Macau Q1 tourism spending falls

Macau tourist spending fell by 70.4 percent year-on-year in the first quarter of 2020, due mainly to a sharp decline in visitors in the...

Macau visitor numbers fall 93.7% in March, length of stay increases

The number of visitors to Macau fell by 93.7 percent year-on-year to 212,311 in the month of March, due to the continued impact of...

Chinese tourists likely to travel again after Easter: COTRI

Professor Dr. Wolfgang George Alrt, founder and director of the China Outbound Tourism Research Institute (COTRI) said he expects Chinese outbound tourism to begun...

Cambodia airlines to suffers from low Chinese inflow

Despite a rising number of passenger arrivals to Cambodia’s international airports, along with new flight routes and destinations, the country’s airline sector appears to...

Visitor arrivals to Macau up 10.1 % in 2019

Visitor arrivals to Macau in 2019 reached a total of 39.4 million, representing an increase of 10.1 percent year-on-year, according to data from the...

Philippines to restrict Chinese visa-upon-arrival

The Philippines has decided not to scrap visas-upon-arrivals (VUAs) for Chinese tourists, instead opting for a 30-day VUA without provision for an extension, local...

MGTO proposes tourist tax price following study

The Macau Government Tourism Office has completed its feasibility study on its proposed tourist tax, which has been under consideration for nearly a year.  According...

IPI aims for Japanese VIP, families and newlyweds

Imperial Pacific International is set to turn its sights to Japanese tourists and VIP gamblers, after hiring a number of marketing representatives to target...

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