Monday, Nov 19, 2018
TOURISM & CULTURE NEWS

Tourism in Singapore

Singapore: a standout destination in the world’s most flourishing tourism region




In 2017 ASEAN attracted 125 million international visitors, making it one of the fastest-growing tourism regions in the world. The culturally-diverse,... Nov 14, 2018

Tourism & Culture | Asia-Pacific | Singapore



MICE Tourism, Singapore

Marina Bay Sands: an unrivalled integrated resort for MICE events




Whenever Singapore is mentioned, one would often associate it with its multi-cultural cuisine unparalleled shopping experiences and tall skyscrapers.... Nov 12, 2018

Tourism & Culture | Asia-Pacific | Singapore


Thai Airways

Thailand 4.0 lays new runway for take off of aviation industry


Photo: Anna Zvereva

Thailand has high hopes to become the premier tourism and business destination in the fast-growing ASEAN region. The government’s strategy, “Thailand... Mar 21, 2018

Tourism & Culture | Transport | Asia-Pacific | Thailand


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


Banyan Tree: Global growth stemming from ASEAN

Ho Kwon Ping
Founder and Executive Chairman of Banyan Tree Holdings

Founder and Executive Chairman Ho Kwon Ping of Banyan Tree Holdings speaks to the increasing... Nov 15, 2018


Marina Bay Sands: the face of Singapore to the world

George Tanasijevich
President and Chief Executive Officer of Marina Bay Sands Pte Ltd

Marina Bay Sands is Singapore’s most iconic destination, offering guests the world's... Nov 11, 2018


“There is an emotional connection here that cannot be found with any other hotel”

Bipan Kapur
General Manager of Shangri–La Hotel

The Worldfolio talks with Bipan Kapur, General Manager of Shangri–La Hotel, Singapore.

 

Nov 08, 2018


Tourism, the Singaporean way

Olivier Jolivet
CEO of COMO Holdings

Singapore-based COMO Holdings is a diversified lifestyle company, with hotels and resorts... Oct 31, 2018


A little piece of London in Tokyo

Mr. Garth Roberts
Founder and CEO of THE MEGURO TAVERN CO. LTD

The Worldfolio sits down with Garth Roberts, founder and CEO of Meguro Tavern Co., Ltd.... Oct 17, 2018


Resorts World Sentosa: Asia's lifestyle destination

Mr. Hee Teck TAN
Chief Executive Officer of Resorts World Sentosa (RWS)

The Worldfolio sits down with Hee Teck TAN to discuss Singapore’s booming tourism... Oct 15, 2018


Tohoku: discovering Japan’s hidden gem

Satoshi Seino
Chairman of Tohoku Tourism Promotion Organization

Part of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s agenda is regional rivatalization through tourism... Jan 26, 2018


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
SHIDAX

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


Canvas Mapple: The Navigation applications that make outings fun

Mr. Yukihiro Yamamoto
Canvas Mapple Co., Ltd.

In this interview for the Worldfolio, Mr. Yukihiro Yamamoto gives us his insight into the... Jun 04, 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
CEO of MTA

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


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