Company, COVID-19 Innovations, Hospitality, Thailand, Tourism

Athenee starts great bake-off

May 14, 2020

Bangkok’s Athenee Hotel’s chefs will bake 300 loaves of raisin bread and 1,000 oatmeal banana cookies daily for 20 consecutive days, to be distributed by the Scholars of Sustenance Foundation…

Agriculture, COVID-19 Innovations, Individual, Tourism, Vietnam

Coronavirus: ‘Rice ATM’ feeds Vietnam’s poor amid lockdown

May 14, 2020

A Vietnamese entrepreneur in Ho Chi Minh City has invented a 24/7 automatic dispensing machine providing free rice for people out of work amid an ongoing nationwide lockdown to curb…

Cambodia, Company, COVID-19 Innovations, Hospitality, Tourism

Three Siem Reap Hotels partner with the Cambodian Landmine Museum to deliver food

May 14, 2020

Mulberry Boutique Hotel, Jaya House Hotels, Treeline Urban Resort & The Cambodian Landmine Museum have formed a community-based partnership with the sole goal of making a simple difference; providing basic…

Company, COVID-19 Innovations, Laos, Myanmar, Outside LMR, Thailand, Tourism, Tours, Vietnam

Covid-19: Khiri Reach Helps Communities Across Southeast Asia

May 14, 2020

Khiri Reach, the charitable arm of Khiri Travel, has been active helping communities in Asia impacted by the Covid-19 crisis. Its focus has been on marginalized communities, many of them…

News, Thailand, Tourism, Travel

Tourism Levy Mulled

May 13, 2020

The Tourism and Sports Ministry is considering a tax of 300 baht or less per person for foreign arrivals that could cover pandemic insurance, once inbound flights and tourism activities…

News, Thailand, Tourism

Thai Travel Association Seeks Government Financial Support Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

May 13, 2020

The Association of Thai Travel Agents (ATTA) has called on the government to provide financial support for the tourist industry which has been hardly hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. ATTA…

News, Tourism, Travel, Vietnam

Domestic Travel Set to Kick-start Vietnam’s Tourism Recovery

May 12, 2020

Vietnam’s tourism industry has gotten an early start to recovery, with domestic demand set to spearhead growth, as the country becomes the first in South-east Asia to lift social distancing…

COVID-19 Innovations, Tourism, Travel, Vietnam

“Vietnamese People Travel in Vietnam” program kicks off

May 12, 2020

A program titled "Vietnamese People Travel in Vietnam" has been launched to stimulate domestic tourism and help people travel in the new normal context.

Aviation, News, Thailand, Tourism, Travel

Thai Domestic Flights Resume Amid Tighter Regulations

May 11, 2020

Thailand has allowed domestic air travel to resume, with Nok Air, AirAsia, Thai Lion Air and Thai Vietjet Air returning to the air last Friday.The flights were operated between 14…

News, Retail, Thailand

May 17 Target for Shopping Centres to Re-open

May 11, 2020

The rumours have been flying since this week’s cabinet meeting about the next raft of re-openings as Thailand’s economy starts to plod back into gear. Now, after a meeting yesterday…

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