It takes about eleven hours to fly direct from Honolulu to Manila. But if you’re making travel plans for anytime soon, you may be in for an unpleasant surprise. HPR’s Bill Dorman explains in today’s Asia Minute.
As the search for Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 continues, the incident is having a number of impacts across Asia. One concerns political relations between Malaysia and China. And that is now extending to tourism. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.
It’s still too early for March tourism figures for the state…but statistics from February show the number of visitors fell slightly compared to a year earlier, while spending was flat. When it comes to the future of global tourism, a new report confirms much of the growth will come from Asia. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.
This is the first Aloha Friday of the spring. That means celebrations in many parts of the world. But for one group marking the change of seasons, it meant trouble. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.