Tourism visas extended to 2 years for Chinese visitors — Cameron

October 23, 2015 6:05 am· Comments Off on Tourism visas extended to 2 years for Chinese visitors — Cameron 

LONDON, Oct. 22 — Tourism visas for visitors to Britain from china are to be valid for two years as from 2016, Prime Minister David Cameron announced Wednesday.

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Kenya to focus on domestic tourists to revive tourism sector

October 23, 2015 6:05 am· Comments Off on Kenya to focus on domestic tourists to revive tourism sector 

NAIROBI, Oct. 22 — Kenya said on Wednesday it plans to focus on increasing the number of domestic tourists in order to revive the sector that has been affected by insecurity.

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Austrian tourism industry hopes for more Chinese visitors over winter

October 23, 2015 6:05 am· Comments Off on Austrian tourism industry hopes for more Chinese visitors over winter 

VIENNA, Oct. 22 — The Austrian tourism industry is hopeful for a successful winter season with a particular emphasis this year on attracting Chinese visitors, head of the Austrian National Tourist Office (OeW) Petra Stolba said Wednesday.

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VN airport rated among the worst

October 23, 2015 6:05 am· Comments Off on VN airport rated among the worst 

HCM CITY, Oct. 22 — Officials from the HCM City's Tan Son Nhat International Airport, rated among the world's worst by a travel website, discussed measures to improve services with international airlines and service providers at a meeting on Tuesday.

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Singapore welcomes less visitors this year

October 23, 2015 6:05 am· Comments Off on Singapore welcomes less visitors this year 

SINGAPORE, Oct. 22 — Singapore's overall visitor arrivals dropped 0.6 percent on-year from January to August despite a surge of 19 percent in Chinese visitor arrivals, according to statistics from the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) on Thursday.

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Brunei flight returns to Manila after engine snag

October 23, 2015 6:05 am· Comments Off on Brunei flight returns to Manila after engine snag 

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Oct. 22 — A Royal Brunei Airlines (RB) flight BI684 which departed Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) for Bandar Seri Begawan on schedule at 15:05 local time Wednesday, experienced abnormal readings on one engine shortly after take off, returned to NAIA.

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Tourism dev’t of Leyte's Kalanggaman Island pushed

October 23, 2015 6:05 am· Comments Off on Tourism dev’t of Leyte's Kalanggaman Island pushed 

By Roel T Amazona

TACLOBAN CITY, Oct. 22 (PNA) – A provincial board member is pushing for tourism development of nearby towns of Palompon in the northwest part of Leyte province.

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Hong Kong chief executive urges tourism industry for self-discipline

October 23, 2015 6:05 am· Comments Off on Hong Kong chief executive urges tourism industry for self-discipline 

HONG KONG, Oct. 22 — Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying said on Thursday that the tourism industry should practice self-discipline.

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Migration adds to China's elderly-care woes

October 23, 2015 6:03 am· Comments Off on Migration adds to China's elderly-care woes 

BEIJING, Oct. 22 — A Chinese proverb advises, "rear children to provide for old age." Despite this, many parents are finding themselves living alone, without the companionship and care of their offspring.

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One more patient screened by Singapore General Hospital tested positive for Hepatitis C

October 23, 2015 6:03 am· Comments Off on One more patient screened by Singapore General Hospital tested positive for Hepatitis C 

SINGAPORE, Oct. 22 — One more of the 598 people screened by Singapore General Hospital (SGH) for Hepatitis C has tested positive for the virus, local media reported on Wednesday.

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