Taiwan consumer confidence still sinking

October 28, 2015 7:22 am· Comments Off on Taiwan consumer confidence still sinking 

TAIPEI, Oct. 28 — Taiwanese became gloomier about inflation, income, investment and employment prospects in October for a sixth consecutive month, according to the results of a monthly survey publicized on Tuesday.

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Alibaba reports faster revenue growth

October 28, 2015 7:19 am· Comments Off on Alibaba reports faster revenue growth 

HANGZHOU, Oct. 28 — Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba on Tuesday announced faster revenue growth of 32 percent in the third quarter of the year.

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MENA airlines eye China for aviation growth

October 28, 2015 5:49 am· Comments Off on MENA airlines eye China for aviation growth 

DUBAI, Oct. 25 — Executives of Dubai's Flydubai, Afghan carrier Safi Airways and RwandAir of Rwanda said on Sunday they plan to launch flights to China in order to bank on aviation growth along the new Silk Road.

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China, Russia, Mongolia boost cross-border tourism

October 28, 2015 5:49 am· Comments Off on China, Russia, Mongolia boost cross-border tourism 

HOHHOT, Oct. 26 — China, Russia and Mongolia have signed a string of cross-border tourism cooperation agreements as part of the efforts to push the construction of the economic corridor among the three countries.

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Number of foreign visitors to Vietnam continues to rise

October 28, 2015 5:49 am· Comments Off on Number of foreign visitors to Vietnam continues to rise 

HANOI, Oct. 26 — Foreign visitors will continue to increase by this year end and beyond partly due to the positive visa policy, said an official of the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT).

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Itogon tourism to open Mount Ulap Eco-trail

October 28, 2015 5:49 am· Comments Off on Itogon tourism to open Mount Ulap Eco-trail 

ITOGON, Benguet, Oct. 26 — The Municipality of Itogon in Benguet is enhancing its tourism program with the launching of Mt. Ulap Eco-trail on October 31 in Barangay Ampucao.

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Kenya allocates USD 100M to promote tourism sector

October 28, 2015 5:49 am· Comments Off on Kenya allocates USD 100M to promote tourism sector 

NAIROBI, Oct. 27 — The Kenyan government has allocated USD 100 million to boost the tourism sector, up from the previously budgeted USD 50 million.

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Roundup: Milan Expo proves a hit with visitors

October 28, 2015 5:49 am· Comments Off on Roundup: Milan Expo proves a hit with visitors 

By Marzia De Giuli

MILAN, Oct. 27 (PNA/Xinhua) — Italians have spent 2.3 billion euros (USD2.5 billion) at the Milan world exposition, which 88 percent of them said was a positive experience, according to a survey presented Monday.

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Second Best Island in the World award is 'sweet and challenging' for Palawan

October 28, 2015 5:49 am· Comments Off on Second Best Island in the World award is 'sweet and challenging' for Palawan 

By Celeste Anna R. Formoso

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Oct. 27 (PNA) — To be chosen for the second time by the US magazine Conde Nast Traveler as 2015 Reader’s Choice Award recipient is both “sweet and challenging” for Palawan province and “requires a lot of dedication not to fail expectations.”

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Palawan participates in MIMAROPA tourism trade fair

October 28, 2015 5:49 am· Comments Off on Palawan participates in MIMAROPA tourism trade fair 

By Celeste Anna R. Formoso

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Oct. 27 (PNA) — Palawan is thankful for its participation in the recently held MIMAROPA Naturally: Agri-Trade and Tourism Fair at the Mega Trade Hall, SM Megamall organized by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Region 4B.

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