Articles Tagged ‘southeast asia’

Softened Stance on Travel to Burma Leads to Boom in Tourism

Softened Stance on Travel to Burma Leads to Boom in Tourism March 15, 2012 | Culture/History, Travel News | Read More
If you were thinking about heading to Burma during your next vacation, you aren’t the only one. It turns out that everybody and their mom has decided to hop on flights to the country since Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, the leader of the democratically elected Burmese government, softened her stance on...

Tourism Boosts an Economy, Helps Heal a Nation

Tourism Boosts an Economy, Helps Heal a Nation September 20, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
Ask people to find East Timor on a map and be and you might be sitting around for a while, and when it comes to travel this small island nation probably doesn’t pop up on a top ten list of the places you consider going. However, years after East Timor emerged from a chaotic, decade-long independence...