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Koh Yao Noi – An idyllic isle that wants to be forgotten

Koh Yao Noi – An idyllic isle that wants to be forgotten

For decades the main epicentre of southern Thailand’s popularity for travellers, from the budget to the discerning, have been island destinations such as Phuket, Phi Phi, Krabi and recently Khao Lak with its sandy shores. The tranquil beauty of the [...]

Following the footsteps and teachings of Confucius in Qufu

Following the footsteps and teachings of Confucius in Qufu

Unsuspected surprises often lie just around the corner. Although this may not be the case with the vastness of China a few destinations have popped up on the radar, which are within easy reach of the capital Beijing and the [...]

Asian Trails Cambodia Moves to New Office Space in Siem Reap

Asian Trails Cambodia Moves to New Office Space in Siem Reap

With business flourishing in Siem Reap, home of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Angkor, our Asian Trails Siem Reap office will be moving office this week to a new location. From 26 April until 1 May inclusive, our team [...]

Mount Agung situation unchanged on Bali

Mount Agung situation unchanged on Bali

The situation around the increased volcanic activity at Mount Agung on the Northeastern side of Bali remains at this stage unchanged. Our last update from end September, indicating the actual situation, the measures taken to guarantee the safety of the [...]

Kuching’s Sarawak Museum Closed indefinitely

Kuching’s Sarawak Museum Closed indefinitely

Asian Trails Malaysia regrets to inform you that Kuching’s Sarawak State Museum, Borneo’s oldest museum will be closed down indefinitely from 23 October 2017 onward. The announcement came from the office of the Chief Minister, Datuk Pattinggi Abang Johari Tun [...]

Malaysian Hotel Taxation Regulations implemented by 1 July 2017

Malaysian Hotel Taxation Regulations implemented by 1 July 2017

Further to an earlier newsflash from our side this month, we would like to send you a most-to-date statement in relation to the implementation of the Malaysian Hotel Tax. In an effort to enhance tourism experiences in Malaysia, the government has [...]

The CEO Story: Timor-Leste – A Nation in the Making

The CEO Story: Timor-Leste – A Nation in the Making

Dili, Timor-Leste’s capital, is only 1½ hour by flight from Bali in Indonesia and an hour from Darwin in Australia. However, it is an entirely different world to Australia and has quite a different national character compared to Indonesia. This [...]