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Featured KR Recycling Day 2018
May 2, 2018
International Recycling Day was established by UNESCO on the 17th of May as a day to remember and make the community aware about the importance of recycling and to encourage everyone to reduce their e ...
 
Featured Si Phan Dao
April 19, 2018
While Laos may be landlocked, the south of the country is home to one of the most spectacular natural attractions you’ll find along the mighty Mekong River that passes through Laos: Si Phan Don, whi ...
 
Featured 10 Reasons in VT
April 12, 2018
Southeast Asia’s summer months from April to September are usually not considered the best time to visit the region, because of the humidity and rain, but in many ways the summer months have some gr ...
 
Featured Indonesian Polo
January 16, 2018
The most famous festival of the Nusa Tenggara Province (part of the Lesser Sunda group of islands) of Indonesia is the Pasola Festival in West Sumba. Held in four different areas of Sumba Island, the  ...
 
Featured Khiri entrepreneurs
January 3, 2018
Working for ‘people, planet and profit’ motivates Khiri Travel Myanmar every day. Over the last few years Khiri has supported more than 20 travel-related projects, local NGOs and social enterprise ...
 
Featured Minds of Myanmar
Ever met a real-life princess for a cup of tea? Or wondered how you become a puppet master for a king? Are you curious to know if you’ve got what it takes to become a champion lethwei boxer? Find ou ...
 
Featured Khiri Reach
November 14, 2017
Gili Back, Khiri Travel’s sustainability manager was recently a guest at The Indonesian Ministry of Tourism’s International Conference on Sustainable Tourism (ICST), held in Yogyakarta. The ...
 
Featured Myanmar - Andrew
October 18, 2017
Ananda Temple BAGAN Does tourism promotion have any role in resolving complex religious, political, socio-economic challenges such as currently being experienced by the Rohingya people and the ...
 
Featured iaminBaliNOW
October 12, 2017
The Campaign The campaign #iaminBaliNOW is modeled after a very similar successful scheme, tried and tested in Nepal. It is a brand new crowd-sourced, social media campaign to advise friends and vi ...
 
Featured BW Grand palace
September 26, 2017
BANGKOK: 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 roya ...
 
Featured Cardamom tented camp
August 30, 2017
A NEW tented camp is being opened in southwest Cambodia with the tagline, “Your Stay Keeps the Forest Standing.” Called the Cardamom Tented Camp, the eco-camp is a three-way initiative betw ...
 
Featured - VT visa
June 16, 2017
Vietnam is well known for having one of the toughest visa policies in Asia, but despite this, there has been a nearly 30 percent increase in tourist numbers this year. There have however, been a nu ...
 
New aircraft arriving at Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi airport
September 18, 2016
Why THAI's new routes and new aircraft are so important A professional hotelier, Skalleague, travel writer and director of WDA Co. Ltd (Tours/Travel/MICE), Andrew has over 35 years of hospitality and ...
 
feature.yaana
March 9, 2016
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. Yaana Ventures CEO Willem Niemei ...
 
Historic Landmark - Vietnam - Explore Hanoi Like a Local - Hoa Lo Prison
December 1, 2015
It’s not very difficult to find travelers intrigued with Vietnamese history. Vietnam’s major cities represent a unique mix of the youthful dynamism of modern Asia and the exotic history of anc ...
 
Mr. Edwin Briels - General Manager - Khiri Travel Myanmar
November 2, 2015
1) Ms. Khin Omar Win, Co-founder, Balloons Over Bagan / Eastern Safaris -- The most significant change is the freedom from fear. People are no longer scared to speak out. There is a feeling in the ...
 
Myanmar - border crossing
October 5, 2015
Not a month goes by these days without news from Myanmar of a reopened border crossing with a neighboring country. New and revived border gateways increase cross border tourism numbers and provide bet ...
 
Cambodia - border crossing
Crossing the national border from Xa Xia in the Ha Tien Province of southwestern Vietnam into the far southeastern corner of Cambodia is not on most travel itineraries. In fact, it’s such a sleepy b ...
 
feature.laos
October 1, 2015
Laos shares borders with Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia, China and Myanmar. As a landlocked country, border crossings are essential for the survival of Laos’ economy. Hundreds of thousands of foreign t ...
 
border crossing - Vietnam
September 30, 2015
Vietnam is a large country sharing overland borders with Laos, Cambodia and China. Traveling by land is one of the best ways to admire the beauty and breathtaking landscapes of the country. Laos a ...
 

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