Thursday, November 23rd, 2017

ASEAN and China Underline Strategic Tourism Partnership

As the inaugural ASEAN-China Tourism Cooperation Year comes to a close, tourism leaders hail closer institutional ties and look forward to continued strong two-way growth New levels of ASEAN-China tourism cooperation were lauded as a success and an indication of more to come, at the closing ceremony of the ASEAN-China Tourism Cooperation Year 2017, which [...]

2018 International Toilet Tourism Awards to Open in February

Ahead of World Toilet Day on 19 November, MyTravelResearch.com says there are clear linkages between better health, clean toilets and successful tourism The 2018 International Toilet Tourism Awards will open to submissions in February 2018, with winners in six categories to be announced in June 2018. The opening of the awards will take place in [...]

The 2017 International Toilet Tourism Award Winners Announced

Six public toilets loved by tourists have officially wiped the floor with the competition. Winners include a cliffhanger dunny where you can sit and watch crocodiles basking while you do your business   GREAT loos in tourism destinations become talking points, encourage repeat visits and can be a positive indicator of how the host community [...]

Report: Understanding the Coming Generational Changes the Key to Future Tourism Success

New study shows some East-West convergence among Gen Z digital natives and rapid changes of the demographic guard across all generations The travel industry is seeing a new convergence between young Asian and Western tourists’ travel expectations and consumption patterns. Digital and mobile are creating a shared generational experience, most notably in Generation Z, people [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Visit ASEAN@50 Tourism Branding Unveiled Ahead of Major Campaign Launch

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) today revealed the branding for its “Visit ASEAN@50 Golden Celebration 2017” tourism campaign. The branding was unveiled by the 10 ASEAN heads of state at the ASEAN Summit in Vientiane, Laos today. The new campaign will promote the twin objectives of commemorating the 50th anniversary of ASEAN in [...]

Ten Great Quotes About Tourism in Myanmar as the Country Votes on its Future

As Myanmar goes to the polls on November 8, ten people in its tourism sector pinpoint how the radical changes in the country since 2011 have affected them and what their hopes are for the future. 1) Ms. Khin Omar Win, Co-founder, Balloons Over Bagan / Eastern Safaris – The most significant change is the [...]

With a Clever Pay Per Click Strategy, SMEs in Tourism Can Take on the Big Guys – and Win

There has never been a better time for small businesses in tourism to secure more bookings with pay per click. In a 40-minute audio interview with Bronwyn White of MyTravelResearch.com, Nigel Ayling Director of Solutions4.biz in New South Wales explains the opportunities available to small tourism companies who want to cut out the middle man, [...]

Khiri Travel Awarded Travelife Certification

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION Bangkok, 23 June 2015 Khiri Travel has taken a big step in boosting its responsible tourism credentials by becoming Travelife certified. Khiri is now Travelife certified for its tour operations in Thailand, Myanmar and Vietnam. The CEO and co-founder of Khiri Travel, Willem Niemeijer, accepted the award from Janet Salem, [...]

our Great Ways to Interact with Khiri Travel @WTM_London

Travel agents, tour operators and media – here are four great ways to get ahead and advance your own travel industry interests by interacting with Khiri Travel at the World Travel Market in London, 3-6 November 1. Meet Khiri Travel at the Sri Lanka stand AS130 Sri Lanka, Maldives and Indonesia have been added this [...]