April 18, 2014

Cambodia Bridge Tragedy: Khiri Response


Hundreds of people were crushed to death on a bridge to an island on Tonle Sap lake in Phnom Penh late Monday evening local time. The tragedy followed a music concert on the island that had been arranged as part of local water festival celebrations. The Khiri Travel Group sends its condolences to … [Read more...]

Khiri Announces New Day Trip Activities in Luang Prabang

Luang Prabang  daytrips

Khiri Travel Laos, in cooperation with Tiger Trails, is launching new a range of trekking, kayaking, mountain biking and cooking options starting and finishing in Luang Prabang. The activities are suitable for active travellers with limited time who want to get away from the usual sites and enjoy a … [Read more...]

Top-end Overnight Cruises Planned for Halong Bay

Life Heritage Resort cruise on Halong Bay

The Life Heritage Resort in Halong Bay, Vietnam, is to launch deluxe junk-yachts for overnight cruises around the spectacular karst scenery of Halong Bay, a UNESCO World Natural Heritage site. Each yacht, very tastefully designed with plenty of hardwood surfaces, features a 32 sqm cabin, an … [Read more...]

Lebiz – A New Urban Chic Hotel in Phnom Penh

Lebiz twin-bed-room

Khiri Travel likes the new Lebiz Hotel and Library in Phnom Penh. The whole design is ultra modern urban chic. The unique experience is enhanced by double glazing in the windows ensuring silence indoors. This is a nice touch as, in fact, the hotel in right in bustling downtown Phnom Penh, only two … [Read more...]

Luxuriate in Siamese Heritage at the Praya Palazzo

Praya Palazzo

This is one for travellers who don’t just want to visit regal Siamese heritage in a palace or museums. They want to sleep with it too. Now they have their chance. The delightful Praya Palazzo in Bangkok is a stylish 17-room mansion on the Chao Phraya riverside with a rich historical background. … [Read more...]

Mine Threatens Ecotourism Site in Cambodia

Cardamon Tuek-Vet waterfall

In Cambodia, the United Khmer Group is seeking a 20,400 hectare mining concession just north of Chi Phat, an emerging ecotourism destination in the Cardamom mountains. If the government grants the concession it is likely the mining company would dig a 20-200 metre deep quarry destroying up to 20,000 … [Read more...]