Welcome to another episode of Khiri Pulse – the Asia travel podcast dedicated to insightful conversations about the travel, tourism, and hospitality industry in Asia and beyond. In this episode, Khiri Travel founder Willem Niemeijer welcomes Graham Harper to the podcast. Graham is the Special Advisor for Sustainability and Social Responsibility at the Pacific Asia Travel Association.
Willem and Graham, individually, have multiple decades of experience in tourism and leadership. Today on the podcast, they discuss the importance of tourist dispersal in Southeast Asia, the relationship between sustainability and resilience, as well as the ways in which tourism can be an essential force for good, made evident by the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.