"Filipinos actually enjoy playing hosts. It is not just another economic activity for most Filipinos -- it is real enjoyment. It is an area where we naturally excel,â�� Department of Tourism (DOT) Secretary Ramon Jimenez Jr. recently said. Annie Cuevas, Director of the Los Angeles Philippine Tourism Office, tells TravelMole more about where to visit and latest tourism development.
Annabella Arya, Director of India Tourism, provides TravelMole an update and travel suggestions to India, who's new tourism minister is a filmstar-turned politician Chiranjeevi. The Minister set a target of attracting 11 million foreign tourists and creation of about 24 million jobs in the next five years.
Destination Roros swept the board with accolades last year - how does it work in practice - Valere Tjolle, our Sustainable Tourism Editor went to look at this beautifully snowy World Heritage destination in operation at Christmastime
Mr. Nguyen Manh Cuong, Vice Chairman of Vietnam National Administration of Tourism meets with TravelMole Publisher at Hanoi HQ. They discussed Vietnam’s tourism master plan and strategy, sustainable growth and investment, the ‘numbers’, targets and more, In the short term Vietnam has sets the 2015 target at 7 to 7.5 million international arrivals with domestic travel reaching 36 to 37 million earning US$10 to US$11 billion, creating as many as 2.2 million jobs. By 2020, arrivals could reach 10 million international arrivals and 47 to 48 million domestic tourists, representing an average yearly growth rate of 11-12% over this period…by 2030, the country could raise tourist arrivals to 20 million.