Destination Asia wins Travelife partner status

November 16, 2017 by  
Filed under News, Thailand, tour operators

BANGKOK, 14 November 2017: Destination Asia Thailand has been awarded ‘partner status’ by Travelife as part of its efforts to steer operations to a more sustainable path.

The official award ceremony took place during World Travel Market 2017, in London.

Destination Asia Thailand managing director, Addie Hirunkate, received the Travelife Partnership Certificate from Travelife general manager for tour operators, Naut Kusters. Read more

Asia DMC gains Travelife status

September 21, 2017 by  
Filed under News, tour operators, Vietnam

HANOI, 21 September 2017: Award-winning destination management company ASIA DMC has achieved partner status with Travelife, a global sustainability leader.

To coincide with the celebration of its 20th anniversary, ASIA DMC Vietnam has been awarded partner status with Travelife, a training, management and certification initiative for tourism companies.

This demonstrates the tour company’s on-going commitment to environmental and social sustainability across its business. Read more

Lao Airlines shares for sale?

July 11, 2017 by  
Filed under Aviation, Laos PDR, News

VIENTIANE, 11 July 2017: Lao government says it is ready to recruit new stakeholders for Lao Airlines as part of its efforts to overhaul state-owned enterprises.

Vientiane Times quoted government spokesperson, Chaleun Yiapaoher, saying foreign airlines with “appropriate credentials” were welcome to joint venture with the Lao national flag carrier.

“The government’s intention is not to sell [the whole enterprise], but to seek overseas airline shareholders.” Read more