Thursday, November 23rd, 2017

YAANA Bike Challenge Raises US$25000 for Operation Smile Kids

Three-day ride in Vietnam raises funds to pay for numerous cleft palate operations for Asian children YAANA Ventures presented US$25000 to Operation Smile Thailand and Vietnam on 25 September in Bangkok. The donation was made possible by 20 energetic rider-sponsors who joined the inaugural YAANA Bike Challenge. The three-day 226 km bike ride took place [...]

New Cardamom Tented Camp in Cambodia Announces Nature Activities, Packages and Rates

The new Cardamom Tented Camp in Botum Sakor National Park in southwest Cambodia has announced 3 day/2 night and 4 day/3 night packages for nature tourists. The safari-style camp with nine furnished and comfortable boutique tents, each with a private bathroom, is open for booking now, with the soft opening on 1 November. Both packages [...]

Anantara Hoi An Resort and EMM Hotel Saigon Add Value to Corporate Bike Challenge

Environmentally friendly charity riders will enjoy deeply discounted hotel rates in Vietnam as they raise funds for Operation Smile The Anantara Hoi An Resort and EMM Hotel Saigon have entered into the charitable spirit of the inaugural YAANA Bike Challenge by offering deeply discounted room rates for the fund-raising riders. At the start of the [...]

New Tented Eco Camp Keeps Rainforest Standing in Cardamom Mountains, Cambodia

A NEW tented camp is being opened in southwest Cambodia with the tagline, “Your Stay Keeps the Forest Standing.” Guests staying at the Cardamom Tented Camp will be sustaining a conservation-friendly business that was set up to help keep an 18,000-hectare (180 km2) concession out of the hands of loggers, poachers and sand mining operations. The [...]

New Annual Corporate Bike Tour Challenge Announced in Asia

Inaugural three-day ride will champion sustainability, encourage progressive companies to do more in the region, and raise funds for Operation Smile The inaugural YAANA Bike Challenge will take place in Vietnam, 9-11 September, 2017. The objective is to bring together progressive corporate managers to have fun and enjoy amazing scenery while they push themselves mentally [...]

WTTC Tourism Leaders Show Support for Bangkok’s ‘Green Lung’

About 100 attendees from the World Travel & Tourism Council Global Summit in Bangkok will plant more than 300 mangrove trees in Bang Krachao, Bangkok’s ‘green lung’ across the Chao Phraya River from Klong Toey, to draw attention to environmental issues and the continuous pressure to develop the area. Gerald LawlessThe greening effort on 28 [...]