Andrew J. Wood

About the Author

Andrew J. Wood A professional hotelier, Skalleague, travel writer and director of WDA Co. Ltd (tours/travel/MICE), Andrew has over 35 years of hospitality and travel experience. He is a graduate of Napier University, Edinburgh (Hospitality Studies). … Due to his extensive hospitality and travel experience, Andrew as a writer is widely followed: Andrew J WOOD eTN Ambassador - Thailand eTurboNews (GLOBAL TRAVEL NEWS HQ USA) & Andrew J WOOD Contributing Editor - Thailand eGlobal Travel Media. (HQ THAILAND) & Andrew J WOOD Deputy Editor - ASIA ETB Travel News (HQ AUSTRALIA) & Andrew J WOOD International Hospitality Editor Travel Daily News (HQ EUROPE & THAILAND) & Andrew J WOOD Immediate Past President Skål International Thailand Founded 1934 16,000 members worldwide 83 countries •Vision statement: A Trusted Voice in Travel and Tourism •Mission statement: Through our leadership, professionalism and friendship, work together to enhance our Vision, maximise networking opportunities and develop a Responsible Tourism Industry
Featured Myanmar - Andrew

Andrew J Wood is comfortable as a member of the international travelling community to continue to visit Myanmar and to provide the economy with tourism revenue as well as broaden his own travel experiences.


We were on a special visit to the Mekong basin, our prime aim was to travel by river aboard Mekong Cruise’s vessel ‘Vat Phou’ experiencing a 3D2N southern Laos cruise journey on the mighty Mekong River. A journey that commenced in Bangkok. After a short 65 minute flight to Ubon Rachathani, our voyage continued overland […]

Mekong lady in boat

Story and photos by Andrew J Wood – a Director of Worldwide Destinations Asia Co Ltd. based in Bangkok and Immediate Past President of Skal International Thailand. Living in Asia for any length of time you will hear reference to the Mekong River. It truly is one of the great rivers of the world, stretching […]

Gardeners-Governor's Residence hotel-Yangon. AJ Wood

Mad dogs and Englishmen spring to mind, the famous song by Nöel Coward, however instead of the mid-day sun we were greeted on the first of our twelve-day journey with a tropical downpour with such velocity that it sent everyone scurrying for cover and their umbrellas. Today it was Yangon. The rain was over in […]