Singaporean tour operator grooms young talent to drive industry innovation

With a team comprising some of Singapore’s youngest tour guides, Monster Day Tours is on a mission to pump passion and innovation back into the business of tours.

Malaysian Gen Zer’s glamping venture takes root in Sabah

Enamoured with the glamping concept, one Gen Z entrepreneur abandoned her studies in Australia to start a glamping venture in her hometown.

Tours that bind

Amornched Jinda-apiraksa, CEO and co-founder of TakeMeTour, proves that a tour outfit based on the sharing economy can become a thriving business in an age of immersive travel.

Hong Kong vintage tram gets on creative track

A vintage tram takes a new life as a roving arts and social venue, thanks to a collaboration of local expertise. 

Cambodia-American deportees reconnect with motherland through new tours

A tour group is aiming to showcase Cambodia in a different light while highlighting the plight of deported Cambodian-Americans. The seed for Zin Adventures was...

From tourist to food tour boss

Whether it’s offering durians or ‘chopeing’ seats in hawker centres, Wok ‘n’ Stroll’s founder and CEO Karni Tomer, a finalist in Best Customer Service for Tourist Guiding in Singapore Tourism Awards 2018, tells Pamela Chow how she leaves a lasting impression on clients

Experiences redefined

A new DMC player finds fresh touring ideas in Singapore’s culture and heritage, writes Pamela Chow

Making sustainability work for nature and people

Not only has this Myanmar hotelier introduced a successful greywater treatment system in the Inle Lake, Yin Myo Su has also set up a vocational school to groom local hospitality talent.

Bringing Vietnam’s homestays to the world

Fed up of hearing complaints about the quality of homestays in Vietnam, Bui Thi Nhan decided it was time to take the matter into...

Keeping the passion for local culture alive

Many have hopped on the bandwagon since tour trails were blazed into Hong Kong’s local enclaves. Ling Ho, a pioneer, says she has more to give when it comes to showing off Hong Kong’s authentic side

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