Khiri Travel Thailand has confirmed it will start to promote golf itineraries in Thailand, using only courses that try to help the environment, heritage and the community. The initiative has been made possible by a pioneering partnership between Khiri Travel Thailand and Business Golf Thailand, founded by Professional Golf Association player Karl Hans, a 25-year PGA golf professional who’s been based in Thailand for five years.
Khiri Travel has added a luxury carriage to the Luang Prabang-Hanoi train service linking Laos and Vietnam. The carriage sleeps six in air-conditioned cabins and includes a lounge with food and beverage service and specially enlarged windows for viewing the dramatic mountain scenery between the UNESCO heritage town and the Vietnamese capital.
Khiri Travel has announced the launch of Khiri Travel Indonesia. Khiri Travel will partner with Sunda Trails and open with offices in Lombok and Flores with dedicated English and Dutch speaking teams in place.
Khiri Travel has introduced special designer tuk tuks to its ground operations in Luang Prabang in Laos and Siem Reap in Cambodia. More than just transport, the stylish and comfortable motorized rickshaws have been designed to be an enjoyable part of the local holiday experience.
Khiri Travel Thailand has been certified with Dutch ANVR tour leader accreditation following a three-day intensive course held in Bangkok. Khiri organised the tour leader program August 19-21 in conjunction with partner organisations, Shoestring and Koning Aap, both Kuoni companies.
Khiri Travel Cambodia has created a flexible 10-day luxury trip for millionaire travellers seeking immersion in Khmer culture. Highlights include helicopter visits to spectacular 11th century mountain temples away from the crowds, a personal dinner with a view of Angkor, and a private jet to an exclusive island retreat on the Cambodian Riviera.
Khiri Travel has appointed representatives for UK and Australia and launched a service-focused sales campaign. The new drive is designed to expand and diversify Khiri’s source markets based on high levels of service and uniquely innovative travel products. The sales campaign by the Mekong region tour operator runs September to November 2012.
Khiri Travel has opened an office in Phuket. The move marks a new commitment to innovative tours in southern Thailand by Khiri, which since 1994 has been strong in offering ground-breaking itineraries and travel options in Bangkok, northern Thailand and the Greater Mekong countries of Indochina.
An innovative private jet tour from Bangkok opens up four days of bicycling, elephant rides, forest hikes and boat trips in the heritage-rich Bagan and Inle Lake areas of Myanmar
Khiri Group CEO and co-founder Willem Niemeijer has made two senior appointments at Khiri DMC (destination management company). Francois Girard has been appointed General Manager of Khiri DMC.
Khiri Travel has announced twice-a-week guaranteed departures for four itineraries across Indochina: Bangkok to Saigon via Angkor Wat, Bangkok to Luang Prabang via either Luang Namtha or Vientiane, and Luang Prabang to Hanoi via the Plain of Jars. The trips require a minimum of two travellers.