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

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

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

IS THIS THE ULTIMATE IN INDOCHINA INDULGENCE?

If budget’s no issue, you’ve a retirement pot with which to truly splash-out or just want to escape the world, then Selective Asia has come-up with a journey of absolute luxury around Myanmar, Thailand and Cambodia.   Handpicked by a member of the team, it combines cities, culture and the best in barefoot indulgence, stopping

By |2019-10-31T15:06:11+00:00October 31st, 2019|Categories: Press|0 Comments