22 May 13
The South African government is reportedly considering adding a visa requirement for British tourists following a diplomatic row over foreign aid.
11 Apr 13
Guangzhou, the country's third largest city, is to follow Shanghai and Beijing in allowing short term visitors to spend time in the city without the need for a China visa.
20 Mar 13
A new $200 million airport has officially been opened in Sri Lanka, offering the country's rapidly developing tourism industry the opportunity to further expand.
03 Jan 13
As Sri Lanka continues its emergence after decades of civil war, the country's burgeoning tourism industry celebrated a record year in 2012 by welcoming its one millionth tourist.
06 Dec 12
A new temporary China visa which will allow visitors to Beijing to spend up to 72 hours in the capital is due to come into effect in the New Year.
13 Nov 12
Nigeria's Minister of Foreign Affairs, Olugbenga Ashiru, has said Nigeria visa processing times need to be drastically cut in order to promote investment and tourism to the country.
18 Oct 12
A former US Ambassador to China has been denied a China visa to enter the country.
16 Oct 12
The Cuban government has announced plans to remove the requirement for Cuban citizens to obtain an exit visa before travelling abroad.
18 Sep 12
Beijing has recently announced visitors the capital city will no longer require a China visa if their stay is less than 72 hours.
11 Sep 12
The European Commission has announced it will take direct control of all Schengen visa applications from the end of 2012.