Trouble in paradise – Thailand’s hotel workers tell their stories

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The article was originally published by Schyst resande (Fair Travel Network) together with Fair Action. Their ongoing campaign in Sweden looks into how hotel workers are treated in Thailand. Safe, friendly and affordable. Thailand is a favourite holiday destination. But the tourism industry isn’t all sunshine. For the Burmese migrant workers who clean the rooms, […]

Tourist killed by elephant

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Following the killing of a British tourist by an elephant in Thailand, our Director has spoken out about the wider issues surrounding the use of elephants in tourism.  CH5 News has a short clip of this interview, with details of the tragedy; and whilst our thoughts are with the family, the context in which the tragedy […]

SHOULD YOU RIDE AN ELEPHANT?

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An elephant ride is a popular tourist activity, especially in Thailand, Cambodia, Nepal and other parts of Asia. It is also becoming popular in some regions of Africa. The appeal of such treks is clear – the elephant is the largest land mammal, it’s intelligent, social and emotional. In many ways it is the equivalent […]

Samahita Retreat

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Samahita Retreat was established in 2003 on Koh Samui, and is known as the island’s hidden gem.  Formerly known as ”Yoga Thailand”, our full service retreat centre features 40 rooms, a detox and wellness centre and the celebrated health-food restaurant, Sattva Dining. Samahita Retreat is located on a peaceful beach, away from the busy tourist […]

Thai Ecotourism and Adventure Travel Association (TEATA)

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TEATA is the Thai Ecotourism and Adventure Travel Association and its members offer a wide variety of sustainable tours. TEATA’s objectives: To develop and promote eco and adventure tourism as well as set up the standard of tourism related activities and services; To demonstrate & publicise a good practice of eco and adventure tourism as […]

NS Travel & Tours

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NS Travel & Tours is one of the leading tour operators in Thailand located in Bangkok. We have been in business for over 35 years, offering a wide range of customized and personalized tours in and around Thailand, for visitors seeking authentic and unforgettable holiday experiences. We understand tourism not as a mere leisure activity […]

Trekking Collective

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Based in the northern capital of Chiang Mai, created in 1988 as a truly  independent micro tour operator, Trekking Collective is a Thai / British family run local business. With more than 30 years of expertise of the Lanna region, our record of cultural sensitivity, mutual trust and respect of the communities visited, along with an excellent safety track record, flexibility and […]

Lanjia Lodge

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Lanjia Lodge is an eco-friendly, community-based lodge in northern Thailand looking out over the Mekong and into Laos. A percentage of revenue from guests’ stays is used to support community projects. Lanija Lodge has been built in a traditional village style that is in harmony with its setting within a Hmong and Lahu community. Each […]

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