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Author: Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand

Skål Thailand donates school bags to poor school in Honduras

Skål Thailand donates school bags to poor school in Honduras

Skål Thailand, attending the 2019 World Congress and wanting to give back to needy causes, picked a Honduras poor ... Read More

Skål International World Congress launched on Royal Caribbean’s Symphony of the Seas

Members of Skål International from around the world gathered in Miami this week for the 80th Annual Skål International ... Read More

A bright light in Skal: Skal Asia Congress 2019 opens

A bright light in Skal: Skal Asia Congress 2019 opens

The 48th Skal Asia Congress was officially opened by Skal International President Lavonne Wittman and local tourism dignitaries. President ... Read More

Thomas Cook Failure: Who to trust and how to communicate

Thomas Cook Failure: Who to trust and how to communicate

Thomas Cooks shares are effectively worth nothing right now. Thousands of British tourists looking forward to their holidays are ... Read More

How are Airbnb and Thailand Government Savings Bank working together?

How are Airbnb and Thailand Government Savings Bank working together?

Airbnb, a community-driven hospitality company, and the Government Savings Bank, Thailand’s 105-year-old state-owned bank, today announced an official strategic ... Read More

South Africa Day 2019 celebrations in Bangkok

South Africa Day 2019 celebrations in Bangkok

A stunning South Africa National Day celebration took place in the Thai capital at the Siam Kempinski 5 star ... Read More

Marriott to Open Ritz Carlton Bangkok

Marriott to Open Ritz Carlton Bangkok

Marriott International has signed an agreement for its first Ritz-Carlton hotel in Bangkok with the property owner, One Bangkok ... Read More

The Development and Promotion of MICE in Thailand

The Development and Promotion of MICE in Thailand

The Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) is leveraging the development of Thai MICE business in long haul markets ... Read More

SKAL Bangkok president talks happiness

SKAL Bangkok president talks happiness

Assumption University’s Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management organised a special speaker’s series to Celebrate the International Day of ... Read More

SKAL India inaugurates second club in Mumbai

SKAL India inaugurates second club in Mumbai

Skal International Mumbai South was inaugurated on Friday 22nd February 2019 at the ITC Maratha hotel, Mumbai International Airport. ... Read More

Hotels in ASIA ignore warning signs of environmental killers

Hotels in ASIA ignore warning signs of environmental killers

Hotel operators in Asia are neglecting public safety. Scientists and engineers have learned the truth about the industry’s apathy ... Read More

A bat which looks like actor Lance Bass in Greater Mekong Region

A bat which looks like actor Lance Bass in Greater Mekong Region

A bat which looks like singer/actor Lance Bass, a gibbon named for Luke Skywalker, and a toad which seems ... Read More

Bangkok: An insider’s view of hidden gems

Bangkok: An insider’s view of hidden gems

It’s always a challenge, when you have out-of-towners come to visit, as to where to go and what to ... Read More

Skål International Hua Hin and Cha Am relaunch

Skål International Hua Hin and Cha Am relaunch

Skål International Hua Hin & Cha Am launched again last week. Read More

Thai PM calls for urgent safety review following tragic boat deaths of Chinese tourists

Thai PM calls for urgent safety review following tragic boat deaths of Chinese tourists

An urgent review has been called by the Thailand Prime Minister and Governor of Phuket to halt cancellations from ... Read More

SKAL Asia President Robert Sohn Resigns

SKAL Asia President Robert Sohn Resigns

In a shock announcement SKÅL ASIA President Robert Sohn announced his resignation to the board of officers. In his ... Read More

Mekong Tourism Forum 2018 transforming travel

Mekong Tourism Forum 2018 transforming travel

This year’s Mekong Tourism Forum was held on the banks of the Mekong River in Nakhon Phanom in NE ... Read More

Mekong Tourism Forum 2018 opens in Nakhon Phanom

Mekong Tourism Forum 2018 opens in Nakhon Phanom

Thailand’s Vice Minister of Tourism HE Ittipol Khunpluem officially declared the 21st Mekong Tourism Forum 2018 open to an ... Read More

Why Tourism Matters according to SKAL

Why Tourism Matters according to SKAL

During the recently held 47th Skål Asian Area Congress in Macau, Skål International World President Susanna Saari shared, in ... Read More

Hotel Management Summit: JW Marriott Bangkok a perfect venue

Hotel Management Summit: JW Marriott Bangkok a perfect venue

Organised by Questex Asia Ltd the event venue was perfect - the JW Marriott Bangkok, with seasoned Bangkok hotelier ... Read More

Mekong Tourism Forum 2018 set for next month: Have you signed up?

Mekong Tourism Forum 2018 set for next month: Have you signed up?

The Mekong Tourism Forum (MTF) 2018 will open its doors from June 26-29, 2018 to provide a cooperative platform ... Read More

China group develops smart digital tourism in Thailand

China group develops smart digital tourism in Thailand

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) will expand cooperation with Alibaba’s online travel business, Fliggy, which is one of ... Read More

Thailand outbound travel: The Next Big Thing in Asia-Pacific tourism

Thailand outbound travel: The Next Big Thing in Asia-Pacific tourism

Outbound travel from Thailand is set to hit 10 million this year, according to the first comprehensive market research ... Read More

Thai Airways had a full year of financial losses

Thai Airways had a full year of financial losses

THAI reported a disappointing loss despite increased passenger numbers, load factors and new fleet purchases, reducing the average fleet ... Read More

Why Lumphini Park is a must-see for visitors to Bangkok

Why Lumphini Park is a must-see for visitors to Bangkok

Situated in the heart of Bangkok, opposite the Dusit Thani Hotel on Silom, is a green space in the ... Read More

What is Hot in Phuket – the Road Trip Revisited

What is Hot in Phuket – the Road Trip Revisited

It was last year in October, we decided to repeat our successful road trip from Bangkok to Phuket before ... Read More

Bali: Island paradise

Bali: Island paradise

Travelers are continually looking for new ways to connect with their destination of choice. Travel Writer Andrew Wood looks ... Read More

SKAL World Congress 2018 in Mombasa, Kenya

SKAL World Congress 2018 in Mombasa, Kenya

SKAL General Assembly will be in Mombasa, Kenya in 2018 Read More

Skål International Bangkok donates to charity

Skål International Bangkok donates to charity

Skål Int’l Bangkok donates to the Bamboo School of the Mechai Viravaidya Foundation; giving free, world-class education to the ... Read More

Bangkok’s best temples to visit during October

Bangkok’s best temples to visit during October

Bangkok’s most famous landmark, the Grand Palace and the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, are closed for the Royal ... Read More