Bia Hoi: All About Vietnam Beer Culture
Bia Hoi: All About Vietnam Beer Culture

Bia Hoi: All About Vietnam Beer Culture

Bia Hoi: All About Vietnam Beer Culture 3 August 2020 Vietnam is a popular destination for many adventurous tourists to enjoy street food, pagodas and beautiful landscapes. One other distinct experience is the Bia Hoi beer which predominantly can be found along the narrow streets of Hanoi. Bia Hoi is a fast produced and light beer made of rice, malt and sugar, often served more or less directly at the street. Bia Hoi is not just the beer itself, it’s also a social concept and experience which includes beer and food, consumed by all social groups under simple circumstances. It’s...

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Our New Health & Safety Standards
Our New Health & Safety Standards

Our New Health & Safety Standards

Health & Safety Standards: Preparing for the Return of Travel 20 July 2020 As the world has seen the complete halt of travel due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the DMC community in Thailand has been hard at work formulating and implementing standards that will solidify Thailand and its tourism facilitators as a destination that is safe for travel.  The Thailand Hygiene Plus Initiative (THPI) has been developed by a group of leading Destination Management Companies (DMCs), operating in Thailand’s tourism industry, to create a safe and healthy environment for travelers, with the aim to get the message out to potential...

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Smiling Albino & Thailand DMCs Unite to Create Uniform Health & Safety Standards Ahead of Tourism Restart
Smiling Albino & Thailand DMCs Unite to Create Uniform Health & Safety Standards Ahead of Tourism Restart

Smiling Albino & Thailand DMCs Unite to Create Uniform Health & Safety Standards Ahead of Tourism Restart

Smiling Albino & Thailand DMCs Unite to Create Uniform Health & Safety Standards Ahead of Tourism Restart 16 July 2020 Bangkok, Thailand:  As the world has seen the complete halt of travel due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the DMC community in Thailand has been hard at work formulating and implementing standards that will solidify Thailand and its tourism facilitators as a destination that is safe for travel.  The Thailand Hygiene Plus Initiative (THPI) has been developed by a group of leading Destination Management Companies (DMCs), operating in Thailand’s tourism industry, to create a safe and healthy environment for travelers, with...

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Personal thoughts from Dan Fraser on Covid-19 Recovery
Personal thoughts from Dan Fraser on Covid-19 Recovery

Personal thoughts from Dan Fraser on Covid-19 Recovery

Personal thoughts from Dan Fraser on Covid-19 Recovery July 2020 What’s going on in our ‘hood? Half a year of our lives can now be clocked to enduring this Covid-19 challenge. I call it a “challenge” rather than a crisis, because challenge instills a call to action. I can’t change Covid-19, but I can change how I feel about it by promising to remain positive, to adapt, and to fight forward each day. That’s the most basic call to action at the moment, and while it doesn’t bring back business right away, it feels a hell of a lot better...

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How We’re Planning for Post-COVID Travel
How We’re Planning for Post-COVID Travel

How We’re Planning for Post-COVID Travel

It’s no secret that the world has changed. At the moment we can’t hop on a flight and travel across the world to explore far-flung reaches of the globe and immerse ourselves in another culture. Yet, we’re sure about one thing, that one day – hopefully sooner rather than later! – that travel will be back. And, we want you to know what we think that will look like. Improved Health & Safety Measures In hotels, mask and white-glove-wearing staff will likely become a new and recognized norm, but improved health and safety measures will also be seen beyond hotel...

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