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Asian social media ‘influencers’ wanted to spruik the south west

Inviting Asian social media ‘influencers‘ to take part in new bespoke experiences, direct flights and more Asian meal options at restaurants are all ideas being floated to bring more Asian visitors to Australia’s south west. A report released on Tuesday by the Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre, South West Development Commission ...

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Indonesian tourism set to beat Thailand in 5 years

Indonesian tourism set to beat Thailand in 5 years

Tourism Minister Arief Yahya says growth in the Indonesian tourist industry may surpass that of Thailand within the next five years.  “We can beat ‘Amazing Thailand‘ and ‘Malaysia Truly Asia‘ ,” Arief said in a discussion at the State Secretariat in Jakarta on Tuesday as reported by kompas.com, arguing that in 2014, Indonesia ranked 70th in ...

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Asia’s social media ‘influencers’ wanted to spruik WA

Inviting Asian social media ‘influencers‘ to take part in new bespoke experiences, direct flights and more Asian meal options at restaurants are all ideas being floated to bring more Asian visitors to Australia’s south west. A report released on Tuesday by the Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre, South West Development Commission ...

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Small Nation, Big Dilemma: CypRUS Or CyprUS?

Small Nation, Big Dilemma: CypRUS Or CyprUS?

Cyprus is embroiled in a balancing act, trying to mediate its relations with both Russia and the US without isolating either party (or, to be more accurate, for fear of being isolated by either party). But is the small island nation’s big dilemma an example of trying to have its ...

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The proxy battle for Africa’s Indian Ocean states

The proxy battle for Africa's Indian Ocean states

Mauritius Prime Minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth (L) shake hands with China‘s President Xi Jinping (R) before their bilateral meeting at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, 02 September 2018. Jugnauth is in China for the Forum on China–Africa Cooperation which will be held from 03 to 04 ...

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Stats: Shanghai, Beijing Top Global Tourism Market

Stats: Shanghai, Beijing Top Global Tourism Market

The World Travel Tourism Council (WTTC) has released its annual Cities Report at the WTTC Asia Leaders Forum in Macau, SAR. The report covers 72 of the world’s most important tourism cities, which together generated over $625 billion contribution to GDP last year (24.3% of global travel and tourism GDP). ...

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