Bangkok’s Grand Palace closed for HM King’s cremation in October 2017

September 26, 2017 by | Filed Under: Hot Topic, News, Regional News, Thailand

The Royal Household announced today the temporary closure of the Grand Palace and the Temple of the Emerald Buddha. They will be closed on October 1-29, 2017, to prepare for the royal cremation ceremonies for the late King. The Grand Palace will re-open on Monday October 30th.

Khiri Travel Opens Office in Hoi An, Vietnam

September 5, 2017 by | Filed Under: All Things Khiri, Hot Topic, Our People, Press Release, Vietnam

Khiri Travel Vietnam has opened a new office in Hoi An, on the central coast of Vietnam. The office, which opened 1 September, is Khiri Travel’s third in the country, along with Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) and Hanoi.

Khiri Travel and YAANA Ventures Pick Up Two Awards

Newly formed YAANA Ventures won “Most Sustainable Travel Company.” Khiri Travel won “Best Travel Agency – Indochina.”

Khiri Group, Parent of Khiri Travel, Rebrands as YAANA Ventures

March 9, 2016 by | Filed Under: Hot Topic, Press Release, Regional News, Thailand

Yaana Ventures has been launched as the new name for the diversified tourism and hospitality entity, formerly known as Khiri Group, which has its HQ in Bangkok. Khiri Travel, the award-winning DMC founded by Niemeijer in 1993 will remain unchanged in brand and focus at the centre of Yaana Ventures, with Richard Brouwer as Khiri CEO.

Southeast Asia Tourism Needs to “Spread the Love”

July 8, 2015 by | Filed Under: Authentic Experiences, Hot Topic, Travel

Michael Healy from our travel office in the USA has important words to share about the problem and workable solutions for overcrowding at iconic destinations in Southeast Asia. One of the aspects of responsible tourism is visitor dispersion.