Monday, Dec 18, 2017

Discover Japan

Off the beaten track: there is so much more than Tokyo

Red-bibbed Jizo statues in Nikko National Park

Beyond the bright lights of Tokyo, Japan offers a feast of cultural, natural and gastronomic wonders to enliven the senses, such as Ise-Shima National... Aug 31, 2017

Tourism & Culture | Asia-Pacific | Japan

The New Japan

Tourism: the new engine for growth

Mount Fuji is one of Japan’s most popular tourist attractions

With the goal of drawing 20 million inbound tourists annually by 2020 within reach four years ahead of schedule, the government doubled the target to... Aug 29, 2017

Tourism & Culture | Asia-Pacific | Japan

Building the ‘New Balis’

10 Priority Destinations

The government has outlined 10 strategic locations and attractions which will be the basis for the “new Balis”.

Aug 28, 2017

Tourism & Culture | Asia-Pacific | Indonesia

Tourism in Indonesia

Setting the stage for 20 million tourists by 2019

Arief Yahya, Minister of Tourism

Indonesia’s Minister of Tourism is committed to doubling tourist numbers over the next three years. This will be achieved by improving infrastructure... Aug 22, 2017

Tourism & Culture | Asia-Pacific | Indonesia

JR-West Japan

Rail firms look to boost regional tourism

Train operators key to Japan’s tourism goals

Jul 21, 2017

Tourism & Culture | Asia-Pacific | Japan

Regional Japan

Off the beaten track

Left: Dr. Keisuke Onishi, CEO, NAVITIME. Center: Tatsuo Kijima, President, JR-West. Right: Takashi Tsuchiya, President, Ogaki Kyoritsu Bank

Reaching regional Japan brings unique experiences for tourists

Jul 19, 2017

Tourism & Culture | Asia-Pacific | Japan

Discover Japan

Japan opens up to the world

Improving technology and infrastructure makes Japan more welcoming to visitors than ever before

Jul 17, 2017

Tourism & Culture | Asia-Pacific | Japan

Tourism in Japan

A land of surprises

Edo Wonderland, Nikko, Tochigi Prefecture

Discovering the hidden attractions in Japan, from ancient shrines to amusement parks

Jun 01, 2017

Tourism & Culture | Asia-Pacific | Japan

Cote D’Ivoire Tourism

Tourism potential to be unlocked as nation looks to attract 1 million tourists by 2020

Côte d’Ivoire recognizes the potential of tourism as a major driver of growh. And with a wealth of natural and cultural attractions, the... May 09, 2017

Tourism & Culture | Africa | Ivory Coast

Italy’s southern regions entice visitors and multinationals

Capri, Campania

Eager to embrace the world, the regions of Campania and Apulia have focused their efforts on rapidly developing tourism and the private sector to exploit... Apr 25, 2017

Tourism & Culture | Europe | Italy

A New Focus of Tourism

Unveiling Japan

Ryoichi Matsuyama, President, Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO)

Tackling stereotypes in the tourism sector

Apr 24, 2017

Tourism & Culture | Asia-Pacific | Japan

Japan in Africa

Japan looks to grow its presence across Africa

An increasing number of Japanese companies are venturing into Africa

Between 2016 and 2018, Japan has pledged to invest $30 billion in Africa’s development, as it bids to join the likes of China and the US in the... Apr 11, 2017

Tourism & Culture | Government | Asia-Pacific | Japan

Making tourism a driver of economic growth

Karam Chand
CEO of Royal Brunei Airlines (RBA)

Karam Chand, CEO of Royal Brunei Airlines (RBA), discusses how the potential of tourism... Dec 13, 2017

‘We are not fancy like Disney Land and we do not aim to be so’

Mr. Hirota Akihiko
CEO and President of Asakusa Hanayashiki

Visiting an amusement park may not be on the top of a foreign visitor’s list when... Sep 25, 2017

Shidax: building a new corporate model by developing “Social Wellness”

Mr. Kinichi Shida

In this interview, Mr Kinichi Shida, leader of the famous entertainment company, walks us... Sep 13, 2017

Unveiling the many faces of a beautiful country

Yoshio Horigome
President of Alpico Group

Yoshio Horigome, president of Alpico Group, discusses the merits of Japan as a tourism destination,... Aug 08, 2017

Discovering the Edo Period in Nikko

Ryoichi Yuki
President and Managing Director Edo Wonderland

In this interview with The Worldfolio, Ryoichi Yuki, President and Managing Director of... Jul 13, 2017

‘See Ghana, Eat Ghana, Wear Ghana’

Hon. Catherine Abelema Afeku
Minister for Tourism, Arts and Culture of Ghana

In this interview with The Worldfolio, Catherine Abelema Afeku, Ghana´s... Jun 23, 2017

The ASEAN’s gaming hub

Ms. Andrea D. Domingo
Chairman and CEO PAGCOR

The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) is the regulator of the Philippines... Jun 20, 2017

Changing perceptions

Patricio Fuks
Chairman of Fën Hotels

Patricio Fuks, Chairman of Fën Hotels, speaks to The Worldfolio about the evolving... Jun 13, 2017

‘Tourism sector requires strong capital investments’

Claudia Álvarez Argüelles
Vice President of Álvarez Argüelles Hotels

The incoming Mauricio Macri presidency has put high expectations on recovering Argentina’s... May 29, 2017

An authentic Japanese experience that will contribute to regional revitalization

Yoshihiro Murai Governor Miyagi Prefecture
Governor of Miyagi Prefecture

The largest majority of the 24 million tourists that came to Japan in 2016 visited Tokyo,... Apr 12, 2017

Keihan Holdings diversifies its business portfolio to develop the unforgettable tourist experience

Yoshifumi Kato
President of Keihan Holdings

"Tourism is an essential factor for the growth of our country,” affirms Yoshifumi... Feb 28, 2017

MTA looks to expand tourism in Malta

Paul Bugeja

The Malta Tourism Authority (MTA) was formally set up by the Malta Travel and Tourism Service... Feb 27, 2017

The simplest way to navigate the most exquisite cuisine in Japan

Mr. Hisao Taki
Chairman of Gurunavi

With over 200 restaurants holding at least 1 Michelin star, Tokyo, the culinary capital... Feb 27, 2017

Bahrain: where modern meets ancient

H.E Shaikha Mai bint Mohammed Al Khalifa
President of Bahrain Authority For Culture and Antiquities

“Distinct from regular tourism, Bahrain’s cultural tourism specifically celebrates... Feb 16, 2017

"Capital of Tourism in the GCC"

H.E. Shaikh Khalid bin Humood Al Khalifa
CEO of Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA)

Gulf’s main crossroads for over 4.000 years, Bahrain was recently appointed as the... Feb 13, 2017

Kagoshima: Japan's door to modernization

Mr. Yoshitaro Iwasaki
President & CEO of Iwasaki Group

A prefecture in the south of the country treasures history and natural beauty. Its capital,... Jan 17, 2017

Global brand backs ‘a safe & secure destination’

Johan Klang
General Manager of the Radisson Blu Mammy Yoko Hotel, Freetown

An active member of the African hospitality sector, the presence of the Radisson Blu brand... Dec 14, 2016

Agora rebrands Japanese hospitality

Aya Aso
President & CEO of Agora Hospitalities

Offering a diverse collection of hotels spanning traditional ryokan to full-featured resorts,... Dec 09, 2016

Sierra Leone: the hidden paradise

Sidi Yahya Tunis
Minister of Tourism & Cultural Affairs

Major iron ore producer Sierra Leone’s economic progress has taken a double hit in... Dec 04, 2016

‘Peru offers countless experiences, and we will be delighted to welcome visitors’

Eduardo Ferreyros Küppers
Minister of Foreign Trade & Tourism

Peru has led economic growth in the region for the past decade. Tourism, with average growth... Nov 29, 2016

Hospitality rises to Peru’s ambitious tourism challenge

Mario Mustafá
President of Costa del Sol Wyndham Hotels

More than just Mach Picchu, Peru has a great wealth of natural, cultural and adventurous... Nov 25, 2016


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