The relentless drive to emulate the West has already consigned many traditional communities to rubble, and with them a way of life.
Railway enthusiasts with a taste for nostalgia will soon be able to indulge their Orient Express fantasies.
From next year only five-star hotels will be granted licences.
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Flames dance out of cracks in its floor and around the sides, and a burning blast of air emanating from the pit shifts with the wind.
Despite the risks, tour operators say business to North Korea is booming.
Hasmita Nair travels east to Bali and Hong Kong for tranquillity and an eclectic city jaunt.
There are countless arts and cultural activities to experience on a trip to the Far East.
Months of bloody political unrest have dealt a heavy blow to the key tourism industry in the Land of Smiles.
The resurrected landscape of Pontocho, Kyoto, has been made possible through the enforcement of rules created by local residents.
Madame Tussauds launched its latest outpost in Beijing, with models of Chinese political leaders conspicuous by their absence.
A South Korean firm has won an $82.9-million contract to upgrade an airport at one of the Philippines' hottest tourist destinations.
Flight Centre is advising all its travellers to check regularly on the current state of affairs before travelling to Thailand.
China is building up its replica reputation with a miniature Mount Rushmore, Eiffel Tower and an entire Austrian village.
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