All LMR, Country, COVID-19 Innovations, News, Programs, Sustainability, Tourism, Travel

Khiri Travel To Go Carbon Neutral From January 2021

December 15, 2020

Khiri introduces comprehensive offsetting program with ClimateCare and new low emissions ‘slow travel’ holiday options Asian DMC Khiri Travel is on its way to becoming fully carbon neutral. As part of its…

All LMR, Country, COVID-19 Innovations, Hospitality, News, Outside LMR, Programs, Sustainability

How Marriott International is leading the way in sustainable hospitality

December 15, 2020

Tired of all the industry lip service to sustainability, Anne Lim-Chaplain travels all the way to Bangkok to check out Marriott International’s hotels, which are truly making a difference. “I’m…

COVID-19 Innovations, Government, Health, Thailand

ADB Supports Thailand’s Green, Social, and Sustainability Bonds for COVID-19 Recovery

September 28, 2020

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is assisting the Government of Thailand in designing, issuing, and monitoring innovative capital market initiatives as part of the country’s recovery from the coronavirus disease…

COVID-19 Innovations, Global, Programs, Sustainability, Technology, Tourism

UNWTO tracks travel recovery

September 28, 2020

As more countries around the world start easing travel restrictions, the UNWTO has launched a new tourism recovery tracker to support the sector’s rebound from the Covid-19 pandemic. Touted as…

COVID-19 Innovations, Thailand, Volunteerism

Paying for someone else’s meal

July 27, 2020

In order to fill up empty stomachs during these trying times, an initiative called Pay it Forward is providing opportunities for customers of eateries and street food vendors to sponsor…

Agriculture, COVID-19 Innovations, Food & Beverages, Thailand, Volunteerism

Connecting Bangkokians with farmers

July 27, 2020

The crisis has also affected a lot of farmers, with the export of agricultural products put on hold and many restaurants no longer putting in as much nor any orders…

COVID-19 Innovations, Technology, Thailand, Volunteerism

Helping street food vendors sell meals online

July 27, 2020

The lockdown has forced people off the streets and encouraged hungry residents to rely on delivery orders for sustenance. This has greatly affected street food vendors, many of whom are…

COVID-19 Innovations, Thailand, Volunteerism

Donating through “community pantries”

July 27, 2020

Walking along the sidewalks of the city, you may have noticed the presence of makeshift “shelves” filled with food and essential items.

COVID-19 Innovations, Food & Beverages, Thailand, Volunteerism

Gourmet chefs coming together to cook for medical workers and people in need

July 27, 2020

Deepanker Khosla, the chef and owner of Haoma took inspiration from the World Central Kitchen initiative by international celebrity chef Jose Andres and started #NoOneHungry, an initiative that provides meals…

COVID-19 Innovations, Thailand, Volunteerism

Volunteers helping the vulnerable

July 27, 2020

COVID Thailand Aid and COVID Relief Bangkok are some of the volunteer groups that have sprung up during the pandemic to help those who are most affected by the threat…

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