South Korea and the southeast Asian countries of Thailand and Malaysia remain the most popular tourist destinations of local travelers, while African and American countries are stepping up efforts to attract city tourists, as was evident at the China International Travel Mart yesterday.
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Originally a Malay term, Peranakan translates as “locally born” and is used to refer to the descendants of Chinese traders who settled in coastal areas of southern Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia from the late 15th century onwards, where they married local women, prospered in business and founded powerful dynasties.
The Vegetarian Festival originated in China, according to Taoist tradition, and lasts for nine days and nine nights in the ninth lunar month. In Southeast Asia, it has become a tradition in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand. This year, the festival runs from Sunday until Oct 23. In the Central Region of Thailand, tourists can visit any of the 19 participating provinces.
Thai AirAsia and Tune Hotels have launched their joint loyalty programme in Thailand.
The Thai subsidiary of the popular Southeast Asian budget carrier and its low-cost hotel brand unveiled the rewards programme ‘BIG’, following the company’s reports of a successful launch in Malaysia and Indonesia at the end of 2011.
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