Southeast Asia Courts Local Tourists as Virus Shuts Chinese Out

MANILA—Southeast Asia’s holiday hotspots, hit by billions in lost business from Chinese tourists, are turning to markets closer to home to soften the blow from travel restrictions caused by the coronavirus epidemic. To make up for lost revenues, firms in the region are dangling discounted airfares, hotel accommodation and tour add-ons in a bid to […]

Myanmar travellers blaze trails to new destinations for international tourists

As leisure travel picks up among Myanmar’s citizens, domestic tourism is surging and helping to plant the country’s emerging destinations on the international travel map. Domestic travel is on the rise, hitting an all-time high of more than 10 million people in 2017, according to Myanmar Tourism Marketing chairperson, May Myat Mon Win. The WTTC […]