Morgan Parker Enters Final Leg of His Epic Wheel2Wheel Journey

Investment banker turned philanthropist and adventure seeker Morgan Parker roared out of Hong Kong on his trusty, “unstoppable” BMW F800GS motorcycle on 1 March 2011. His first stop was in Guangdong Province, where he met members of GECKO, who are developing China’s youth into ambassadors for the environment. Following that, he rode into Vietnam to …

Wheel2Wheel Update: Eight Countries in 90 Days

You remember Morgan Parker, the investment banker turned philanthropist and adv enture seeker! Has it really been three months since he roared across the Lok Ma Chow border from Hong Kong to China on his epic Wheel2Wheel journey for charity? Morgan has now been on the road for 90 days, having visited eight countries so …

Hong Kong Rock Concert to Raise Funds for Wheel2Wheel Charities

A Bon Voyage Rock Concert for Morgan Parker will be held on Friday 25 February 2011 at Grappa's Cellar in Jardine House in Central in downtown Hong Kong. Confirmed performers for the evening are the funk crunching metal band Gong Wu, indie folk pop band Noughts & Exes, and expat rock bands Absolut Crap, Donner …

Is Cambodia the New Riviera?

Cambodia’s biggest business conglomerate, The Royal Group, has announced plans to transform the pristine island of Koh Rong  into an eco-resort island set to rival established destinations such as Bali, Koh Samui, and Phuket. It is 30 minutes by speed boat from Preah Sihanouk Province, “Cambodia is conveniently located within two hours of Singapore and …

Southeast Asian Countries Join Forces to Promote Tourism

The culturally diverse countries of Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam are joining forces in a campaign to promote tourism in Southeast Asia. The campaign will start with a contest to populate a website with user-generated articles, images, text, and videos. This will be supplemented by professional content from …

Golf Tourism Grows in Southeast Asia

A leading Southeast Asian golf tour operator has reported a 23% increase in turnover for the 12-month period ending last month. The boost in golf holiday traffic runs counter to the largely sluggish demand in global tourism. It also belies the negative travel perceptions prompted by Thailand's ongoing political disquiet. Bangkok-based Golfasian has expanded its …