Myanmar Elected: Mr. Kyaw Tin

In this weekly series counting down to the Myanmar General Election on November 8, Kyaw Tin tells us about the change he went through in the last 10 years going from farmer to licensed tour guide.

Myanmar Elected: Mr. San Htwee Aung

In this weekly series counting down to the Myanmar General Election on November 8, we meet San Htwee Aung who informs us that the remote temples of Mrauk U see an increase in tourism arrivals to the advantage of his community..

A Welcome Change to UK’s ‘Tax on Travel’

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.