Category, Country, COVID-19 Innovations, Initiatives, News, Press Release, Thailand, Tourism, Tours, Travel

Thailand DMCs Unite to Create Uniform Health & Safety Standards Ahead of Tourism Restart

July 16, 2020

As the world has seen the almost complete halt of travel due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the DMC community in Thailand has been hard at work formulating and implementing standards…

2018, 8 Decent Work and Economic Growth, Case Study, Experience Mekong Collection, Manuals, Resource Library, SDG 10: Reduced Inequalities, SDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities, SDG 17: Partnerships for the Goals, Thailand, Tours

Case Study Local Alike

June 4, 2020

Local Alike was found in 2013, by the two young and active co-founders, Somsak Boonkam “Pai” and Surachana Pakawaleethorn “Noon”. Pai is acting as a CEO of the enterprise. Local…

China PR, COVID-19 Innovations, Outside LMR, Technology, Tourism, Tours

China’s Tourist Sites Draw Virtual Crowds, Real Cash

May 15, 2020

On March 1, the Potala Palace in Lhasa welcomed a record-breaking 1 million-plus tourists. But all of these “visitors” to the UNESCO World Heritage Site in Tibet arrived via their…

COVID-19 Innovations, Startup, Tourism, Tours, Vietnam

Travel startup Triip rewards homebound travellers

May 14, 2020

Vietnamese sustainable travel company Triip has launched a new global Stay Home Heroes initiative that allows homebound travellers to earn points by staying at home which can then be used…

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…