COVID-19 Innovations, Myanmar, News, Technology, Tourism, Tours, Travel

Zoom enables virtual guided tours

January 21, 2021

Exploration Travel Myanmar has announced a new tour that visits the Unesco World heritage temples of Bagan virtually of course. In the first week of operation, the company says it…

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

TAT promotes “Single Journey’ routes encouraging single Thais to travel domestically

December 16, 2020

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) together with Thai Smile Airways, leading online travel and lifestyle platform Drive Digital, and application Tinder have launched a collection of new ‘Single Journey’…

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…

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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…

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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…