Myanmar

Tourist arrivals to Cambodia to fall this year

A woman rests on her tricycle as a tourist walks past at the Basac River bank in Phnom Penh on Aug 16, 2016. (Reuters photo) PHNOM PHEN – International tourist arrivals are expected to fall this year due to the global economic slowdown and this will have a knock-on effect in slowing down growth in the services sector, according to a Cambodian Ministry of Economy and Finance report.

The growth of the number of international tourist arrivals further slowed down to 2.6% in the first half of 2016, compared to 4.6% in the same period of 2015 and earnings from the tourism sector could possibly be lower given the expected decrease in high-spending tourists from Western Europe and Russia, the Khmer Times 1 on Thursday quoted the Ministry of Economy and Finance report entitled Cambodia Macroeconomic Monitor Mid-Year Assessment 2016 as saying

New service offers travellers professional drone footage of their vacation

World 1 August 4, 2016 at 6:00 pm As more and more wanderlust-inducing drone footage from amazing destinations 2 is shared on social media, a luxury travel company has launched a new service that will send an expert drone photographer along on your next trip to capture it all from above.

Black Tomato has created the Drone the World service, which is designed to bring travellers to some of the world s most remote places and leave them with a unique souvenir an exclusive drone video of their vacation 3

Myanmar to deport Spanish tourist for Buddha tattoo

YANGON – A Spanish tourist faces deportation from Myanmar over a Buddha leg tattoo that offended monks, police said Monday, in a country where the influence of religious hardliners is growing.

The Spanish tourist was initially detained in Bagan, an ancient town in central Myanmar where tourists flock to visit thousands of picturesque temples and pagodas.

The man was initially detained in Bagan, an ancient town in central Myanmar where tourists flock to visit thousands of picturesque temples and pagodas