Myanmar Elected: Mr. Kyaw Tin

August 7, 2015 by | Filed Under: Myanmar, News, Our People

In this weekly series counting down to the Myanmar General Election on November 8, Kyaw Tin tells us about the change he went through in the last 10 years going from farmer to licensed tour guide.

Myanmar Elected: Mr. San Htwee Aung

July 31, 2015 by | Filed Under: Myanmar, News, Our People, Regional News

In this weekly series counting down to the Myanmar General Election on November 8, we meet San Htwee Aung who informs us that the remote temples of Mrauk U see an increase in tourism arrivals to the advantage of his community..

Thailand Under Martial Law

May 20, 2014 by | Filed Under: News, Regional News, Thailand

Follow us on this page for the latest updates on the Thailand military coup. As you may be aware, the Thai Military has declared martial law in the country at 3 am this morning, Bangkok time. The Royal Thai Army has taken this step, which it mentioned already last Thursday, to restore order after the lasting […]

A Welcome Change to UK’s ‘Tax on Travel’

March 21, 2014 by | Filed Under: Hot Topic, Regional News

With enthusiasm we read Skål Thailand’s press release yesterday afternoon. The British system of calculating Air Passenger Duty was not the most straightforward one, where tax was based on flight distances in four different bands. Especially travelers to Thailand and Southeast Asia would have thought twice about visiting our region with the entire family. Choosing […]