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THIS IS WHY GOOD STORYTELLING IS TIMELESS

That a tale of an ultra-orthodox Jewish family living in a closed Jerusalem community should attain a position in the affections of television viewers around the world says much about the enduring power of great storytelling. Maybe, coming as it did, as a global pandemic (and global isolation) unfolded did something to accentuate the power

By |2021-06-08T17:35:36+00:00June 8th, 2021|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

LEVELLING UP YOUR LOCKDOWN SKILLS WHEN TRAVEL RETURNS

The hobbies and interests many of us have nurtured during our collective confinement have been much-needed silver linings to the heavy Covid cloud. But now award-winning Selective Asia is keen to inspire travellers to keep that momentum going, especially when we do eventually get to embark on those long-awaited holidays. Nepal Trek – Take the

By |2021-04-27T10:11:15+00:00April 27th, 2021|Categories: Press|0 Comments

THE OMENS ARE GOOD BUT THERE REMAINS THE NEED FOR A CLEAR AND PRAGMATIC APPROACH TO LONG-HAUL TRAVEL

With the positive news from Bhutan in recent days comes another indication there are reasons to be hopeful about the possibilities for long-haul travel in the medium to longer-term. The tiny mountain kingdom has vaccinated more than half its population in a week, out-performing much richer nations in its roll-out. The news comes as Sri

By |2021-04-20T13:57:14+00:00April 20th, 2021|Categories: Press|0 Comments

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