Sunday, March 26th, 2017

Outrigger Konotta Maldives Resort Announces a Diverse Programme of Easter Family Fun

The resort’s new semi-submarine for underwater viewing and a marine education zone made from recycled materials show the best of the Maldives’ marine environment in the Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll KONOTTA, THE MALDIVES – The Outrigger Konotta Maldives Resort has announced a thoughtful and varied programme of activities for families looking for a fantastic beach holiday [...]

Khiri Travel Announces New Eco Tours in Thailand and Indonesia

New community and nature based experiences in Phitsanulok, Loei, Chiang Khan and North Lombok revealed ahead of ITB Berlin Khiri Travel will unveil two new community and nature based tour experiences in northern Thailand and North Lombok at ITB Berlin. The emphasis is on unique insights into lesser-known corners of popular destinations, with the trips [...]

Outrigger Hotels and Resorts Positions Itself for Future Growth

W. David P. Carey III to join Outrigger advisory board; Scott Dalecio appointed interim CEO WAIKIKI, HONOLULU, HAWAII – Outrigger Hotels and Resorts announced today that W. David P. Carey III, who has successfully led the company for more than 30 years, will transition into a lead role on the Outrigger advisory board and focus [...]

Three Times Proves It For Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort At Fiji Tourism Excellence Awards

CORAL COAST, FIJI – It was three out of three for Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort when it scooped the pool with a trifecta of awards at the annual ANZ Fiji Excellence in Tourism Awards.  The resort was named Best Deluxe Resort while its fine dining restaurant Ivi won the award for Best Visitor Dining Experience. [...]

Outrigger Laguna Phuket Beach Resort Announces All-Inclusive ‘Dream Wedding Package’

PHUKET, THAILAND – Four nights’ accommodation for the bride and groom and an anniversary stay are part of a new wedding ceremony and reception package at Outrigger Laguna Phuket Beach Resort overlooking the beautiful Andaman Sea at Laguna Phuket in Thailand.  The Dream Wedding Package includes an international or Asian buffet dinner, three-hour beverage service, [...]

New Tours by Khiri Travel Myanmar Show the Different Side of Bagan

Riverboat trip, local cottage industries, markets, a lunch fit for a king, and a temple in a police compound, all part of new ‘away from the crowds’ experiences in Myanmar Khiri Travel Myanmar has announced two new full-day tours: Mandalay to Bagan and Hidden Bagan.  The idea is to get closer to local people and [...]

It’s 2017 And This Is Why It’s Time for Your Online Tourism Marketing to Get Real

Destinations, hotels and tourism businesses should seize the opportunities of digital democracy created by the semantic search revolution that has only just begun, says Bronwyn White, co-founder of MyTravelResearch.com, which is launching a free webinar series for tourism marketers WHEN Google switched its algorithm to semantic search in 2013 it began to clear away dodgy [...]

Outrigger Resorts Creates Valentine Romance for Guests

PHUKET, THAILAND – Outrigger resorts in Phuket, the Maldives and Mauritius have created special Valentine’s romance offers for guests. Romeo and Juliets can choose from the following: PHUKET – At the Outrigger Laguna Phuket Beach Resort executive chef Roberto Conrad has created a lavish five-course menu for two at the Edgewater bistro beside the beach. [...]

Singapore’s PM Launches Visit ASEAN@50 Campaign

Singapore’s Prime Minister, the ASEAN Secretary General and ASEAN tourism ministers launch campaign to attract 121 million tourists to Southeast Asia in 2017 The Prime Minister of Singapore, Mr Lee Hsien Loong, and ASEAN Secretary General, Mr Le Luong Minh, officially launched the VisitASEAN@50 Golden Celebration tourism campaign on 18 January at the opening of [...]

Outrigger Mauritius Beach Resort Introduces Royal Cambodian Dining

BEL OMBRE, MAURITIUS – In a first for Mauritius, the Outrigger Mauritius Beach Resort has introduced a Royal Khmer Cuisine menu from Cambodia. Starting 20 January, Khmer dishes will be available at the resort’s Plantation Club colonial-style restaurant every Friday night. The new menu is the creation of chef Thai Samreth, who was born near [...]

New International Airport Boosts Holiday Options to Maldives

KONOTTA, MALDIVES – The opening of international flights to Gan airport, adjacent to Addu township in the south of the Maldives, has opened a new era for the region – providing an alternative transportation offering that can save travellers valuable vacation time. On 1 December SriLankan Airlines started flying from Colombo to the upgraded Gan [...]

Expertos de Khiri Travel Presentan al Sudeste Asiático en FITUR

Empresa de gestión de destinos enfocada en el turismo responsable invita a tour operadores a compartir su pasión por descubrir en el stand 6A35, Pabellón 6 de FITUR. Khiri Travel busca abrir nuevos mercados para touroperadores hispanohablantes que deseen descubrir viajes auténticos y locales en Tailandia, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Laos, Camboya, Indonesia y las [...]

ASEAN Tourism Forum Takes Place 16-20 January 2017 in Singapore

The 36th ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) will take place in Singapore from 16 to 20 January 2017. Themed “Shaping Our Tourism Journey Together”, ATF 2017 will support the continuous, collective efforts by ASEAN members to address challenges and opportunities as ASEAN jointly develops and grows the tourism industry in the region. In celebration of ASEAN’s [...]

KSL Capital Partners’ Acquisition of Outrigger Completed

WAIKIKI, HONOLULU, HAWAII – The Kelley family and KSL Capital Partners, LLC (KSL) announced today that an affiliate of KSL has completed the acquisition of Outrigger Hotels and Resorts (Outrigger). The sale includes all of Outrigger’s holdings, including its portfolio of 37 multi-branded hotels, condominiums and vacation resort properties throughout Hawaii and the Asia-Pacific-Indian Ocean [...]

Khiri Travel to Re-energise Tourists’ Perceptions of Thailand

The role of secondary cities and cross-border travel will be key, says Marc Ruffet, Commercial Director, Khiri Travel Thailand In 2015, the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) started to promote what it called “12 Hidden Gems of Thailand”. These secondary tourism cities and provinces include Lampang, Petchabun, Nan, Buriram, Loei, Samut Songkhram, Ratchaburi, Trat, Chanthaburi, [...]

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