Asian tourism

Town transforms itself with cartoon murals

Town transforms itself with cartoon murals

When locals began adorning the streets and houses of Hujia Village, Taiwan, with cartoon paintings, tourists unexpectedly began streaming in
Gallery: Indonesia's 'tree of life'

Gallery: Indonesia's 'tree of life'

How an island community uses a single tree to do almost everything, from feeding their babies to making coffins
Travel industry urged to focus on Chinese tourists

Travel industry urged to focus on Chinese tourists

Experts say sector should adapt to cash in on boom in Chinese business and leisure travel
Tomb tourists told: Sorry, it's a fake

Tomb tourists told: Sorry, it's a fake

Visitors to an emperor's tomb in China have been looking at something else -- a new discovery is said to be the real deal
Hong Kong most popular destination for Asian travelers

Hong Kong most popular destination for Asian travelers

A new study asks where travelers in Asia love to go, and finds people are going to spend more this year
Japan pays Chinese travelers to tour Fukushima

Japan pays Chinese travelers to tour Fukushima

Fukushima Prefecture is out to snare post-quake Chinese tourists with irresistible incentives
Korean government swoops in to help ripped-off tourists

Korean government swoops in to help ripped-off tourists

Officials promise to see off the scam artists with "fair and dignified" service
How one 'underdog' is aiming to become the world's convention destination

How one 'underdog' is aiming to become the world's convention destination

Seoul is set to steal business from Singapore, Paris and Brussels. Here's why
Japan quake drives tourist numbers to rock bottom

Japan quake drives tourist numbers to rock bottom

Final data for 2011 show overseas visitors saw sharpest drop on record
Japanese stores offering foreigner-only discounts

Japanese stores offering foreigner-only discounts

New trend of big-league retailers trying to woo back overseas shoppers
Why it's great to be a foreign traveler in Korea

Why it's great to be a foreign traveler in Korea

Special sales, free shuttles and specialized rides -- these perks make it fun to be foreign
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