Inbound Tourist Arrivals Up 6% for Asia Pacific

The Asia Pacific registered 5% growth in the number of international tourist arrivals for February 2011 compared with the same month in 2010. “For the first two months of the year, inbound growth was 6%,” says Kris Lim, Director, Strategic Intelligence Centre, the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) says. “Moderating growth was to be expected …

Social Media: What Would Mark Twain Have to Say?

As Social Media Week soldiers on in Hong Kong this week, Michael Taylor ponders on what seems to be on everyone's mind at the events he is attending: that sticky issue of friends, followers, and stats. From hits to page views to unique visitors to robots – what are we to make of all this recently …