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The CEO Story: Countdown to new train journeys in South East Asia

The CEO Story: Countdown to new train journeys in South East Asia

I recently travelled to Vang Vieng in Laos together with Thuy Tien, our Managing Director in Indochina and Virginie Kury, our General Manager in Laos. The purpose of the trip was to see what’s new in Vang Vieng and the [...]

The CEO Story: Doing Good — Part of Asian Trails’ DNA

The CEO Story: Doing Good — Part of Asian Trails’ DNA

A long time ago when I lived in Myanmar I often spent Christmas Eve with the elderly and Catholic sisters at Yangon’s Little Sisters of the Poor Home for the Aged Poor. Since my accident earlier this year my travelling [...]

Red Carpet Experiences at 2018 ILTM in Cannes, France

Red Carpet Experiences at 2018 ILTM in Cannes, France

The shores of Cannes, France are again set to host one of the leading luxury experiences shows for discerned leisure travel professionals. For years, the annual International Luxury Travel Market (ILTM) has been the benchmark for catering for the growing [...]

A CEO Message: Your support has been amazing!

A CEO Message: Your support has been amazing!

Dear friends, I am sorry to inform you there will be no CEO Story for this edition of Trailblazer. As many of you may know, I had a ski accident early March and spent the last two months in hospitals [...]

The CEO Story: Phu Quoc — Vietnam’s booming island in the sun

The CEO Story: Phu Quoc — Vietnam’s booming island in the sun

I decided to travel to Phu Quoc before ITB Berlin with Tien, our MD in Vietnam, to get an update on the latest developments and hotels on the island. The developments are happening at such a lightning speed that it [...]

The CEO Story: Road trip on Thailand’s iconic Route 1095 – from Chiang Mai to Mae Hong Son

The CEO Story: Road trip on Thailand’s iconic Route 1095 – from Chiang Mai to Mae Hong Son

I haven’t been to this part of northern Thailand for a number of years, and recently took the opportunity to revisit the region as part of the launch of our new overland tour from Mae Hong Son to Hanoi (or [...]

The CEO Story: On safari in Borneo

The CEO Story: On safari in Borneo

The last time I was on the Kinabatangan River was 18 years ago, and I remember saying at that time there was nothing to see. I couldn’t believe what I experienced last week visiting the exact same spot – the [...]