A fatal bus crash involving Chinese tourists in North Korea could prove particularly challenging at a time of change on the Korean peninsula.
Singapore is launching a new, independent travel platform to help local businesses reach both tourists and booking and travel guide companies. The country is also expanding partnerships with companies like Expedia to leverage big data to promote growth.
Filipino authorities are planning on sending some 600 police officers, including riot police, to counter potential protests and stop tourists from traveling to Boracay.
Chinese tourism in South Korea has finally returned to positive growth after 12 months in the red, but things aren't as positive as they may seem.
A stronger British pound risks reducing Chinese tourists' interest in travel to the United Kingdom after a strong showing in Q1-Q3 2017.
Stocks with the name "Hainan" rose sharply after the news that Hainan would become a travel-oriented free trade zone. Yet, many of the companies that rose in value have no discernible connection to travel and tourism.
Thailand has become the poster-boy of a successful Chinese travel destination, with the country's neighbors hoping to emulate its success.
Mexico hopes to diversify it's tourism source markets with the help of visitors from China, and 2018 looks like the year when these efforts will start coming to fruition.
Beijing's long-term strategic goals necessitate, secure and stable access to fossil fuels. To maintain key relationships in the region, China is turning to a more a robust military presences and tourism.
Thailand had 69 city-pair routes with China in 2015. Today, it has 148, illustrating the increased interest in travel to Thailand among consumers in 2nd and 3rd tier Chinese cities.