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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

BRIGHTON TOUR OPERATOR SCOOPS MAJOR AWARD

99.14 per cent approval and satisfaction rating from Wanderlust travel magazine Brighton-based Selective Asia has been named Best Tour Operator in the annual Wanderlust magazine reader awards. The company took the gold (top) category prize recording a 99.14 per cent approval and satisfaction rating among readers of and subscribers to the leading travel magazine. Established

By |2020-01-31T16:02:39+00:00January 31st, 2020|Categories: Press|0 Comments

KINGS OF THE JUNGLE

Nestled within the oldest evergreen rainforest in the world, Elephant Hills has redefined our interaction with these magnificent animals – and amassed an impressive range of awards and praise in the process. “We follow the elephants. They do not follow us,” says Bamboo, a rotund (by Thai standards) lady who looks a decade or more

By |2020-01-23T18:23:58+00:00January 23rd, 2020|Categories: Press|0 Comments

SELECTIVE ASIA’S NEW INDIA PROGRAMME EXPANDS IN THE FOOTHILLS OF THE HIMALAYAS

The programme for Selective Asia’s 18th and newest destination, India, has expanded with the addition of a new journey in the Foothills of the Himalayas.  It comes as a straight off-the-peg 13-day trip but, as with all the company’s fully tailor-made holidays, it’s designed to be adapted to accommodate individual interests, budget and available travelling

By |2020-01-20T08:28:40+00:00January 20th, 2020|Categories: Press|0 Comments

FOOT IN MOUTH DISEASE

You can just picture what happened at the offices of the Lake District National Park in the run-up to Christmas. Someone in Human Remains or the pan-diversity inclusion unit (or whatever) was suddenly paralysed with fear they had one more box to tick - and flow chart to update - before year-end so came up

By |2020-01-03T07:23:35+00:00January 2nd, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments