Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) economies stand to gain between 38 and 57 million additional international tourist arrivals by 2016 from visa facilitation. That’s the finding of this report by the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC). Continue reading “The Impact of Visa Facilitation in APEC Economies”
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has issued a bilingual Notice on Handling PRC Visa Applications spelling out China’s new visa categories. Continue reading “Ministry of Foreign Affairs Notice Spells Out China’s New Visa Categories”
What follows is an English translation. The original Chinese text is here. Note that these regulations were repealed by the PRC Regulations on Exit-Entry Administration for Foreign Nationals promulgated July 3, 2013 and effective September 1, 2013.