BANGKOK, 1 June 2020: Over the past few months, I have been asked countless times for a blueprint on how to recover from the current Covid-19 pandemic.  However, the sad reality is that no one, and I...
BANGKOK, 27 May 2020: Popular Thailand travel blogger Richard Barrow says his gut feeling suggests the country’s ban on international flights could be extended when it expires at the end of June. Fielding questions...
PHUKET, 21 May 2020: One of the island's leading tour operators, Charn Wongsatayanont, made good use of his stay-home time checking out Phuket's information websites. It was an eyeopener. He raised his concerns on Facebook with...
CHIANG RAI, 19 May 2020: Every day we are bombarded with new information on the Covid-19 disease and after almost five months since the first cases were reported in China are we any closer to getting a handle on...
BANGKOK: How do we sensibly and effectively restart travel and tourism in an industry that employs one in 10 workers globally; a workforce decimated by the Covid-19 pandemic? According to the World Travel & Tourism Council...
CHIANG RAI, 5 May 2020: People who make authentic travel experience happen in destinations across the Mekong Region are quietly putting the pieces back together after months of disruptive lockdowns and travel bans. Just hours after...
CHIANG RAI, 27 April 2020: Since the Covid-19 pandemic banished us all to our homes to live under lockdown, we are inundated with promotions for webinars that promise to navigate the travel industry back from the brink...
SINGAPORE, 22 April 2020: Nex month airlines such as the AirAsia Group will reintroduce domestic flights in Southeast Asia but gaining travellers' confidence will be a formidable challenge. How will health authorities establish a safe environment...
SINGAPORE, 20 April 2020: We have to admit that nobody knows for sure what will happen tomorrow never mind a month from now, but that doesn’t stop teleconferencing popping up to peddle cures for the Covid-19 crisis.
BANGKOK, 17 April 2020: Whoever said Covid-19 would not change the world were wrong. There have been so many changes in the past three months our industry is still reeling as all marketing and business plans...