Philippines expect high tourism numbers despite Boracay closure

Philippines expect high tourism numbers despite Boracay closure

SOUTH KOREAN Ambassador to the Philippines, Han Dong-man, remains optimistic for high tourism numbers to the archipelagic nation, despite the closure of its holiday island Boracay. In late April, armed forces were brought into to shuttle remaining tourists off the

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What does Japan’s new vacation rental law mean for travelers?

What does Japan’s new vacation rental law mean for travelers?

AS Japan clamps down on private lodging services across the country, accommodation vendors such as Airbnb are acting quickly to avoid costly penalties.  From June 15, Japan will enforce a new law for minpaku (private lodging services). The law aims to

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These hotels in India give luxury a new meaning

These hotels in India give luxury a new meaning

DID YOU KNOW: India’s luxury hotel scene is one of the best in the world.  Of course, it’s not always been known to be luxe capital of Asia. Neighboring nations such as the Maldives and Sri Lanka are more often

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