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.

Forget the Blackboard, Educational Travel is Here

July 9, 2014 by | Filed Under: Hot Topic, Special Interest

Khiri Travel believes in creating valuable encounters between locals and visitors and boosting cross-cultural understanding in memorable ways. Whether you are young or old, educational travel is a great way to go about it.   Linda Oum, Khiri Travel Cambodia’s Sustainability Ambassador and Educational Travel Manager, and Edwin Briels, Khiri Travel Myanmar General Manager, describe […]

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 […]