Visitors to Japan hit the record high in 2018 but forgo shopping sprees

Tourism competition is heating up across Asia and it's not just because of geopolitics. Japan had a record high of 31.19 million visitors in 2018 despite natural disasters and airport shutdowns. However, the level of annual growth is slowing, from 17.8% to 8.7% in 2018. Additionally, Chinese shoppers are becoming more frugal with their spending … Continue reading Visitors to Japan hit the record high in 2018 but forgo shopping sprees

Ladies in Red make a Bull Case for Vietnam

The next US-North Korea meeting is scheduled to take place in Vietnam. Not only has it piqued our interest but the Korea-Vietnam relationship is already flourishing. Perhaps due to its female population? Perhaps due to the deep financial and resource links between the two nations. "Ladies in Red make a Bull Case for Vietnam" LinkedIn: … Continue reading Ladies in Red make a Bull Case for Vietnam

What the world can learn from Australia

The Wonder from Down Under: Australia has a lot to be proud of, according to The Economist it may be the most successful rich economy in the world. Beyond the nations blessing of Iron Ore and Natural Gas, it also enjoys close proximity to China. Metaphorically and physically, the country owes one-third of it's GDP … Continue reading What the world can learn from Australia