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  1. 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 ...
  2. New regulations await visitors to Philippines’ Boracay island | Video
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    New regulations await visitors to Philippines’ Boracay island | Video

    A slew of new regulations await visitors to Philippines’ Boracay island as it reopens to tourists. Buena Bernal finds out how this is likely to ...
  3. Myanmar eases visa rules to attract more visitors | Video
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    Myanmar eases visa rules to attract more visitors | Video

    Myanmar's new rules easing visa requirements for tourists from Japan, South Korea and China come into effect from Oct 1. They are part of plans to ...
  4. Displaced workers face new challenges since Boracay shutdown | Video
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    Displaced workers face new challenges since Boracay shutdown | Video

    An estimated 30,000 Philippine workers have been displaced following a six-month closure of Boracay island to tourists. Due for reopening by ...
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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 ...