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EVERYBODY’S TALKING – BUT IS ANYONE STILL LISTENING?

I’ve been lucky. My professional and personal lives bring me into contact with a vast array of people. I work in the boardroom advising chairmen and chief executives. While, at the totally opposite end of the spectrum, I walk into a boxing gym twice a week - you try doing that with any pretentious side,

By |2020-08-08T11:59:00+00:00August 8th, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

TAKING A LOW TOUCH APPROACH TO REIMAGINING THE TRAVEL EXPERIENCE

  Fewer hotels; less frequent changes of guides and vehicles. Using carefully selected ‘Low Touch Hubs’ as key strategic exploration points. Utilising fully tailor-made approach to travel to reduce levels of risk. Reducing the number of places a traveller stays in a country while carefully retaining the overall experience of that destination is at the

By |2020-07-06T20:01:20+00:00July 6th, 2020|Categories: Press|0 Comments

FAIRNESS CUTS BOTH WAYS

Once again, we have the extremes of opinion muddying the waters and, in the process, probably doing more harm than good. I’m actually rather tired now of constantly hearing from some quarters that because I’m white I neither care nor have a conscience. I know how to treat my fellow human beings regardless of race,

By |2020-06-09T12:22:03+00:00June 9th, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

FAREWELL, ADIEU, SAYONARA LP TRAVEL MAGAZINE

The final issue of Lonely Planet Travel Magazine is out - and what a sad day it is for any of who care about the finest in print journalism. For many years, it's been one of the world's very best travel publications with terrific long-form features, the most captivating writing, absolutely stunning, transportive photography, and

By |2020-05-29T07:21:10+00:00May 29th, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

ALONE BUT NOT LONELY

The image of the sorry looking solo holidaymaker of old has been largely consigned to the bin – and the number of people travelling alone continues to rise. The reasons people now choose to holiday alone has shifted from one of necessity to situations dictated by personal preferences, interests and circumstances. The travel sector still

By |2020-02-24T16:48:01+00:00February 24th, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

SELECTIVE ASIA MAKES MYANMAR IMPACT WITH TRIP SHOWCASING SOCIAL, ECONOMIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROJECTS

Impact Myanmar itinerary showcases: Innovative new community enterprises and wildlife conservation projects. Champions inspiring small businesses run by locals. An eco-lodge stay on unexplored Samkar Lake which sources all food locally and supports development in the village. ‘Go Local’ in Yangon in the company of one of Selective Asia’s Burmese friends. Selective Asia – which

By |2020-02-24T15:26:23+00:00February 24th, 2020|Categories: Press|0 Comments

PEDAL AWAY FROM THE NORM ON BESPOKE CYCLING AND ART TRAILS TOUR OF JAPAN

Travellers to Japan looking for something a little different can pedal away from the norm on a new be-spoke cycling and art trails tour from award-winning Selective Asia. The 10-day trip travels from the country’s foodie capital Osaka across the islands of the Seto Inland Sea to visit Naoshima where archetypal Japanese natural beauty meets

By |2020-02-02T14:49:31+00:00February 2nd, 2020|Categories: Press|0 Comments