Ken Scott

About the Author

Ken Scott - Ken first set foot in Thailand in 1985 as a backpacker, and came to live in Bangkok in 1986. Having spent many years as a travel journalist in southern Thailand and Bangkok, Ken then joined the communications department of the Pacific Asia Travel Association for six years. He set up his own communications company, ScottAsia Communications, in 2006. Servicing the travel industry in Asia, Ken now splits his time between UK and Thailand with offices in both places. Ken has travelled extensively in Asia, the Mekong region and Thailand. Ken has a passion for hot southern Thai curry, ice cold beer, mangrove forests and the back streets of Bangkok — preferably at the same time (it can still be done).

Ken Scott –One of the highlights of this summer has been the continued rise and opening up of Myanmar. The point was brought home to me by listening to the strong delegation of tourism leaders and stakeholders from Myanmar who addressed the Mekong Tourism Forum in Chiang Rai in June. The delegation was led by […]


On April 1 Myanmar held by-elections that saw Aung San Suu Kyi re-elected to parliament. Let us pause for a second to consider the tumultuous journey Myanmar has been on in the last year.  And also consider what this may mean for the people of Myanmar and tourism.  Here’s a guest blog by long-term Southeast […]


You may have heard. Hanoi is celebrating its 1,000th anniversary in October. The city was founded in 1010. Here we are almost 1,000 years later, and let me tell you, the city is being transformed in anticipation of celebratory activities lined up for October 1-10. It has been an eventful 1,000 years. The founding name […]