Shenzhen’s new V&A-approved culture centre to showcase city’s artistic side

Artist’s rendering of the full Design Society complex in Shenzhen, created by architect Fumihiko Maki Shenzhen is a border town, tech hub, factory floor and somewhere Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas has labelled a “generic city”: malleable enough to change its form with the times.This Pearl River Delta megalopolis is China’s richest city, having grown from […]

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Despite anti Muslim clashes and travel advisories, Sri Lanka tourist arrivals up in March – MENAFN.COM

(MENAFN – NewsIn.Asia) Colombo, April 9 (newsin.asia) – Sri Lanka Tourist arrivals recorded an impressive 24.1 percent growth in March, compared to the same period last year with the arrival of 233,382 tourists, despite deadly anti Muslim clashes in Kandy which led to thousands of overnight bookings. Statistics from the Sri Lanka Tourism Ministry showed […]

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A sustainable and eco-conscious luxury travel brand – euronews

“We are an artisanal brand of very passionate hoteliers crafting overall travel experiences” describes Frederic Simon, CEO of Two Roads Hospitality Asia and the driving force behind luxury hotels Alila. A brand synonymous with sustainable design and boutique hotels set in unusual – and sometimes untouched – locations around the world. “For us, it’s about […]

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Sri Lanka gets 700,000 tourists

Colombo, April 9 (IANS) Sri Lanka received 707,924 tourists in the first three months of this year, an increase of 17.1 per cent compared with the corresponding period last year, a minister said on Monday. Tourism Development Minister John Amaratunga told Xinhua news agency that the country could have attracted more tourists in March if […]

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