Archive for the ‘Asia General’ Category
Tayyab Nisar MirApril 11, 2013Asia, Cultural, Featured, India, News, Society, South Asia Jammu: As many as 24,000 devotees paid obeisance at the holy cave shrine of Vaishnodevi in Katra on the first day of Navratra on Thursday. The Dispatch News Desk (DND) reported.
SINGAPORE – A record one billion travellers crossed international borders in 2012, and almost a quarter of them came from Asia Pacific, according to the World Travel and Tourism Council.Â Besides Europe, Asia has become the destination of choice for many travelers, and experts say the region’s stable growth, rich heritage and diversity will continue to [...]
By Andrew J. Wood, eTN Thailand | Nov 18, 2012 The Tigerâ€™s Nest is named after the mythical beast that carried the Guru Rinpoche, who brought Vajrayana Buddhism to Bhutan, to the mountaintop caves. The breathtaking views are splashed with color of the green Paro Valley, onto whose black rock the Tigerâ€™s Nest is grafted; [...]
By Agha Iqrar Haroon Tashkent, Uzbekistan: Tashkent Tourism Festival concluded with the participation of international tour operators, travel writers and accommodation providers from 147 countries.
ITB Asia is actively aware of tourismâ€™s responsibilities to society as a whole. As the leading trade show for the tourism industry in Asia, it sees itself as a link between research and science, between companies, markets and societies.
By Agha Iqrar Haroon, eTN Correspondent, Pakistan | JulY, 2012 ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (eTN) – All is set for celebrating 5th Roof of the World Festival in Khorog, Tajikistan. The event is expecting an audience between 10,000 to 13,000 people, with music from all over the Pamir and surrounding regions of Central and South Asia including [...]
BY AGHA IQRAR HAROON, ETN CORRESPONDENT, PAKISTAN | MAY, 2012 ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (eTN) â€“ The nostalgic Silk Road that actually started the travel and tourism industry in the world is facing a crises of identity.Â Selling a brand name is easy in today’s corporate economy. Therefore, the United States of America and China both are using [...]
Story & Photo By Agha Iqrar Haroon, eTN Correspondent, Pakistan | May, 2012 BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan â€“ Attendees at the Discovery Central Asia Travel Forum 2012 in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, discussedÂ the need for a single entry visa for all Central Asian republics and the formation of a Central Asian Tourism Board (CATB) to mitigate implements being faced [...]
In several days, the 10th Routes Asia event will take place in Chengdu, China. The event will be hosted by Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport (CDIA) at the InterContinental Hotel, Chengdu.Â This yearâ€™s Routes Asia will be attended by more airlines and airports than any previous Routes Asia event, which strengthens the eventâ€™s position as the only [...]
By Agha Iqrar Haroon, Former Consultant, Ministry of Tourism, Government of Pakistan | AprIL, 2012 Tourism Research titled, “Impediments and Threats faced by Tourism Industries of South Asia, Central Asia and Eastern Europe,” conducted by The Region Initiative (TRI) has indicated that countries of South Asia, Central Asia, and Eastern Europe need some immediate actions [...]