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In nature’s embrace

Outdoor attractions are coming into favour, appealing to travellers who are desperate for a break from home isolation. We profile some outstanding places to go and things to do in Asia that play up nature’s best features. 
By TTG Asia reporters.

Penang Hill Biosphere Reserve earns UNESCO recognition

The International Coordinating Council (ICC) of UNESCO’s Man and the Biosphere Programme has formally inducted Malaysia's Penang Hill Biosphere Reserve into the World Network...

White paper plots way forward for Myanmar’s tourism

Myanmar will reposition itself as a leading sustainable destination as part of a raft of measures unveiled in a white paper aimed at tourism...

Ecotourism to flourish in the Philippines under new normal

Ecotourism, an alternative to mass tourism, is poised to reign supreme in the Philippines' travel industry’s transition to the new normal post-Covid-19, according to...

Local leverage

As Asian travellers increasingly seek tours where soft adventure meets culture, travel players are discovering the benefits to community support and preservation.

Ecotourism collapse threatens Cambodia’s wildlife

The collapse of tourism in South-east Asia means wildlife and conservation in southwest Cambodia may come to a halt in the next few weeks,...

The big lure of little lodges

Myanmar’s rising collection of eco-lodges, which are tapping a new breed of eco-conscious travellers, are helping to lift communities out of poverty while preserving cultural traditions. By Marissa Carruthers

Philippines to host the world’s first ecotourism travel mart

The Philippines’ International School of Sustainable Tourism (ISST) will host the Asian Ecotourism Network’s (AEN) first International Ecotourism Travel Mart (IETM) in September. IETM was...

Mushrooming of eco-lodges in Myanmar paves way for poverty reduction

As travellers become more aware of their footprint and the impact they have on locals, hopes are being pinned on Myanmar’s mounting eco-lodges piquing the interest of conscientious tourists wanting to truly immerse themselves in local life.

UNWTO urges deeper collaboration to curb carbon emissions from tourism

Transport-related emissions from tourism are expected to account for 5.3 per cent of all man-made carbon dioxide emissions by 2030, up from 5 per...

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