Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

‘Fight Night’ Winners Ready for Adventure Travel

Plenty to smile about for three generous winners who are packing their travel bags Three generous winners of the Operation Smile charity boxing fight night won adventure holidays at the fundraising event on Friday night, November 25 in Bangkok. Fight night is the annual white collar charity boxing match, silent auction and raffle that raises [...]

Khiri Travel Appoints Product Virtuoso to Lead Sri Lanka and the Maldives

Khiri Travel has appointed Gonzalo Gil Lavedra as General Manager of Sri Lanka and the Maldives, effective immediately. He will report to Khiri Travel CEO Richard Brouwer at Khiri Travel’s head office in greater Bangkok. Since joining Khiri Travel in 2013, Gil Lavedra has been Khiri Travel branch manager in Phuket, Thailand and in Bali, [...]

GROUND Community Development in Asia Launched for Students

GROUND is a new member of the World Youth Student and Educational Travel Confederation YAANA Ventures, which advises and manages responsible travel and hospitality companies, today launched GROUND, which partners with local communities in Asia to help their sustainable development by matching their interests with schools, colleges, companies and specialist travel agencies. GROUND will adhere [...]

YAANA Ventures Takes Stake In Grasshopper Adventures

Newly-created YAANA Ventures, which invests in, advises and manages responsible travel and hospitality companies, has taken a stake in Grasshopper Adventures, which provides high quality bicycle tours in Asia. YAANA Ventures CEO Willem Niemeijer signed the agreement with Grasshopper Director Adam Platt-Hepworth in Cambodia on 23 March. The aim of the partnership is to expand [...]

Khiri Group Rebrands as Yaana Ventures

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 Niemeijer, announcing the rebrand on the eve of ITB Berlin, March 8, said that Yaana Ventures, at its birth, comprises a dynamic mix of [...]