Astana wants to get international acknowledgement as an Asian tourism city. Astana eyes acknowledgement as tourist destination
Foreign and Brazilian tourists are expected to spend $10.4 billion during next year's World Cup, more than the public funds invested for staging the event, the Brazilian tourism board said Friday.
Luring millions of tourists a year with its crystal-clear waters, warm winters and precious wildlife, Spain's Canary Islands may hold another treasure -- oil -- that is attracting a less welcome visitor.
Transformation of Borovoye resort into a year-round resort needs private and government investments in the amount of $1.5 billion.
Anastasia Aimurazayeva from Astana will represent Kazakhstan at the Miss Tourism International 2013 to be held on December 31 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Kazakhstan's civil aviation is not ready to service the summer tourist season of 2014.
Eyeing a massive boost to tourism and prestige, Brazil hoped it had won the jackpot in earning the right to host the next World Cup and summer Olympics.
Kazakhstan will focus on urban expansion of Astana, Almaty, Aktobe, Aktau and Shymkent and making them economic growth hubs.
December 20 Astana would be hosting a conference focused on specific suggestions to develop tourism in Astana as part of preparation for EXPO-2017.
Kazakhstan model Kamila Temirova from Astana won the 3rd place in the Miss Bikini nomination at the Miss Tourism Queen International 2013 beauty pageant in China.
Winter in Europe wouldn't be winter without a bit of skiing, and this year Switzerland has its sights set on attracting a whole new group of amateur skiers to its slopes -- the Chinese.
South Korea unveiled its new "tourist police" force Wednesday, with snappy uniforms from rapper Psy's costume designer and a "Gangnam Style" launch in central Seoul.
Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev has met with Almaty Akim (Mayor) Akhmetzhan Yessimov.
US national parks and monuments including the Statue of Liberty and the Grand Canyon are to reopen despite the federal shutdown, after states agreed to fund them temporarily.
The center will be supported by the World Tourism Organization and will have world-level tourism training experts.
Recent anti-Muslim bloodshed close to Myanmar's most popular tourist beach raises the stakes for an industry dependent on the former pariah state's fluid transition to democracy.
Assel Turzhanova will represent Kazakhstan at the Miss Tourism 2013.
The travellers pouring off flight LV199 from Shanghai into the international airport of the Maldives, many dressed in designer labels, are an unmissable sign of China's interest in the far-flung archipelago.
Kazakhstan is planing to introduce visa-free regime for several European Union countries for summer periods starting from 2014.
A ski jumping facilities will be launched in Borovoye, in central Kazakhstan, by the end of 2014.
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