Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

Khiri Travel Indonesia Announces New Ecotourism Experience in Kalimantan

Orangutan and sun bear rehabilitation, wild life spotting and learning about tropical forest ecology, are all part of a new 6D/5N trip to East Kalimantan, created by Khiri Travel Indonesia. After arrival in Balikpapan by air (there are direct flights from Singapore), highlights of the trip include boat rides through mangrove forests, hikes in majestic [...]

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 [...]

Ministers to Launch ASEAN Tourism Skills Standards at Jakarta Conference

The standardisation of skills required in ASEAN’s tourism industry will take a big step forward at a unique conference in August. Government ministers from around ASEAN will join with tourism industry stakeholders to launch the Mutual Recognition Arrangement for Tourism Professionals (MRA-TP) at the international conference on MRA-TP in Jakarta, 8-9 August. The standardisation and [...]

Khiri Travel the First to Earn Travelife Partner Status in Indonesia and Laos

Khiri Travel in Indonesia and Laos have both been awarded Travelife Partner status following a major social and environmental audit. Khiri Travel is the first in both Indonesia and Laos to earn Travelife Partner status. Travelife certification for tour operators and travel agents comes in three rising stages: Engaged, Partner, and Certified. Khiri Travel Indonesia [...]

Travel Organizations Mobilize to Support Orangutans Threatened by Annual Forest Fires in Indonesia

Khiri Reach and partner organisations such as Wow Borneo, Asia Transpacific Journeys and Khiri Travel Indonesia have united to draw attention to thousands of orangutans and other wildlife whose habitats are being destroyed by annual forest and peat fires in Kalimantan, Borneo. Tens of thousand forest fires, many set by palm oil growers, have destroyed [...]

Khiri Travel Introduces Culinary Experiences in Asia

New tour options celebrate the beautiful relationship between food and travel Khiri Travel has introduced seven culinary experiences across five countries that showcase authentic local food in iconic settings. The signature food experiences have been designed to give a visceral flavor of place that will appeal to everyone from serial snackers to committed gourmets. The [...]

Toilet Tourism: Spend a Penny or Two and Make a Marketing Splash

TRAVEL INDUSTRY OPINION FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION Sydney, 8 January 2015 By Bronwyn White, co-founder of MyTravelResearch.com At MyTravelResearch.com we often see a disconnection between what travellers want and what the travel industry delivers. Destinations obsess about their product or service in a way that customers don’t. They lose sight of the basics and what is [...]

Khiri Travel Opens in Indonesia

Khiri Travel has announced the launch of Khiri Travel Indonesia. Khiri Travel will partner with Sunda Trails and open with offices in Lombok and Flores with dedicated English and Dutch speaking teams in place. Sunda Trails has 12 years of inbound tourism operations experience in Indonesia, focusing mostly on ecotourism and rural community exploration, all [...]