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  1. Emirati woman volunteer helps a foreign visitor to wear a headscarf

    Curious foreigners get rare chance to sample Emirati culture

  2. On a yak in Tibet.

    Commentary: Of course travel plans will go awry. It’s a foreign country

    A teenager airing her grievances about problems she encountered on a trip to Japan is missing the point entirely. It is these unexpected detours ...
  3. Tourist tax refund start-up Tourego 1

    Skipping paper receipts and eventually, airport queues: Start-up simplifies tourist tax refunds

    Singapore-based Tourego wants to make the process of claiming for tax refunds as hassle-free as possible for tourists and local retailers.
  4. Tourists shield themselves with umbrellas on a hot day at the Merlion Park in Singapore

    Commentary: Should we charge tourists a higher price than we do for locals?

    Expecting tourists to pay a little more than locals is defensible - whether in Thailand, Venice or Bruges, argues one business school's deputy dean.
  5. Myeongdong shopping district, Seoul 1

    South Korea's tourism industry pins hopes of turnaround on new president

    Business owners in Myeongdong and other popular tourist destinations in Seoul are reeling from a dramatic drop in Chinese tourists. Some also ...
  6. (pp) Myanmar tourism 3

    Remote Myanmar gets ready for tourism boom

    After a decades-long blanket ban on tourists, Kayah State in eastern Myanmar has opened up to the outside world. Travellers are pouring in to get ...
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    Indonesia's foreign tourist arrivals rises 0.78% year-on-year in June

    The total number of foreigners visiting in June, including those passing through Indonesia's borders from neighbouring countries and foreign ...
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    German court gives Russian hooligans suspended sentences

    The men had admitted to the June assault that targeted two Spanish tourists and their guide, the court in the western state of North-Rhine ...
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    Taiwan orders faulty buses off road after deadly fire

    Twenty-four Chinese tourists and two Taiwanese nationals died in the fire earlier this month, the worst road accident ever to hit mainland ...