Wednesday, 28th September 2022

An open invitation

Travellers can now legally crash an Indian wedding, thanks to a startup connecting potential guests with couples-to-be .

A retreat’s gift

Fazlani Natures Nest, tucked away in a tranquil hamlet called Takwe near the popular hill station towns of Lonavala and Khandala in Maharashtra, India,...

TakeMeTour takes Thai farms online to ride out tourism downturn

Peer-to-peer online activity marketplace TakeMeTour has established an online retail platform to help Thai farmers and gardeners, once dependent on tourist dollars, to better...

Tours with a local touch

Buddyz.co is a new B2C travel platform targeting millennials who seek authentic experiences and are willing to explore places off the tourist map with...

Cambodia-American deportees reconnect with motherland through new tours

A tour group is aiming to showcase Cambodia in a different light while highlighting the plight of deported Cambodian-Americans. The seed for Zin Adventures was...

Empty Malaysia hotels get second life as long-stay lodgings

A few months into the pandemic that ravaged Malaysia’s hospitality industry, a pair of co-living space owners operating in the city centre was approached...

Building bridges in Indonesia’s hospitality workforce

Having spent more than 15 years working in the hospitality industry, Wing Prakoso, co-founder at Hore! Indonesia, only knows the staffing issues in the...

Venturing into virtual space

Like most tour guides who made the leap into the virtual experience market to tide through the Covid-19 slump, Lee Xian Jie also ventured...

Living Irrawaddy Dolphin Project puts sustainability at heart of operations

Myanmar-based social enterprise Living Irrawaddy Dolphin Project is aiming to rekindle age-old relationships between fishermen and dolphins while adding to Mandalay’s attractions. Since launching at...

Hong Kong vintage tram gets on creative track

Since last September, an eye-catching tram can often be spotted plying the streets between Western Market and Happy Valley Terminus. But unlike the iconic...

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