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Vietnam's Con Dao Island is Asia's paradise

[2017-03-25 07:26]

With rich traditional cultures and unspoiled landscapes, Con Dao in Vietnam's southern Ba Ria Vung Tau province is one of 12 crowd-free sea paradises in Asia, US Cable News Network (CNN) has recently stated. Once a penal colony known as the Devil's Island of French Indochina, Con Dao, a 16-island archipelago off the Mekong Delta, has turned to more peaceful pursuits in modern times. It offers coral reefs, palm-shaded beaches, rain forest trails and chic beach hotels like the Six Senses Con Dao.

China, ASEAN to enhance tourism cooperation

[2017-03-25 07:26]

China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) last Thursday officially launched the China-ASEAN Year of Tourism, with two sides vowing to enhance tourism cooperation. Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang attended the launching ceremony and made a speech in Manila, the capital city of the Philippines, where he was on a four-day visit.

Buddhist Thailand hunts for halal gold

[2017-03-25 07:26]

From hotels with segregated swimming pools to jelly made from seaweed instead of pig bones, Buddhist Thailand is chasing halal gold as it welcomes Muslim visitors and touts its wares to the Islamic world.

Ukrainian tourism sector seizes opportunities to win Chinese market

[2017-03-25 07:26]

As more and more Chinese are turning to Ukraine thanks to the eased visa policy introduced last year, the East European country is seizing opportunities to win the Chinese market, the largest outbound tourism market around the world. The number of Chinese visitors to Ukraine rose to a 10-year-high in 2016 thanks to the liberalization of the visa regime, under which Chinese tourists can obtain a visa on arrival in two Ukrainian airports - in the capital city of Kiev and in the southern Black Sea resort of Odessa.

Mauritius reaches out to Chinese tourists

[2017-03-18 07:28]

Mauritius is looking to expand tourism cooperation with China and attract more Chinese tourists.

Chasing the world's prettiest flowers

[2017-03-18 07:28]

As weather warms up, many have taken time off to get away and feel the spring in the air, especially blossoms.

A new beginning for The Great World

[2017-03-11 10:31]

Amusement park to reopen as a hub for cultural heritage.

Ireland prepares for four-day St Patrick's Festival in Dublin

[2017-03-11 10:15]

A diverse art and culture celebration in Ireland will mark this year's St. Patrick's Festival. It will bring together 3,000 artists, musicians, dancers, poets and performers for over 30 events in Dublin over March 16-19.

Sample a slice of America

[2017-03-11 10:07]

Five hours from China by air is Guam, an island in the western Pacific. And it is trying hard to draw Chinese visitors with its many attractions as a wedding and shopping destination and its water sports.

Singapore offers a perfect place to make a winter escape

[2017-03-04 07:21]

The beauty of Singapore is that one can see all the country has to offer during a visit that is short and sweet.

Dubai greets record number of Chinese visitors in 2016

[2017-03-04 07:21]

The number of Chinese visitors to Dubai has surged ever since the country began offering visas-on-arrival for free.

Where mother nature shows off

[2017-02-25 07:11]

To escape the cold and dreary weather in Shanghai during winter, there was no other destination in my mind other than Yunnan province.

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