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Go-karting Competition in Shanghai 

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This is a fun and exciting experience in the Chinese city of Shanghai, taking part in a Go-karting competition with Asian Trails China. Participating in teams or individually you compete against each other and demonstrate your best driving skills for three hours. Up to 100 persons can take part in the competition, with a maximum number of 8 competitors per lap.

The venue meets the highest professional competition standards. It has a maintenance area, timing system, achievement instant display system, training room, equipment room and track’s high definition monitoring equipment.

New Explore! A ‘scooting’ Journey Through Chiang Mai by Vespa

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Explore the fascinating city of Chiang Mai in northern Thailand with Asian Trails Thailand in a rather unconventional way – on a Vespa scooter. Ride through the iconic Thae Phae Gate; navigate the labyrinth of narrow lanes in the old city before coming out to the beautiful rural areas with winding forest-lined roads. Visit a 7th century hilltop temple with a serene Buddha statue overlooking the tranquil countryside, and other attractions including markets and temples.
The scenic ride provides good photo opportunities. A guide gives insight into the city throughout the trip, which also include a light local lunch.

New Vietnamese Carrier Bamboo Airways Takes Flight 

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Bamboo Airways is the latest player to enter Vietnam’s aviation industry, taking to the skies in January 2019. The hybrid carrier is launched by Vietnamese construction company, FLC Group.

The airline operates scheduled services from its hub at Qui Nhon Airport to 14 destinations within Vietnam. With a modern fleet of Boeing 787 Dreamliner and Airbus A320neo it aims to offer 5 star services. Currently eight of these aircraft are in operation, with another 72 on order. Bamboo Airways plans to expand to US and Europe by 2021, and connect Vietnam to far-flung destinations in the near future.

Victoria Mekong Cruise Expands Itinerary with Cross-border Sailing 

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Victoria Mekong Cruise is introducing a new boat to sail the Ho Chi Minh (Vietnam)/Phnom Penh (Cambodia) route in 2020. The vessel is designed for comfort with state-of-the-art facilities, spacious accommodation and a high level of service.

Explore the fascinating Mekong delta with sampans that are designed using natural materials such as rattan, bamboo and exotic wood in keeping with their surroundings. Get the chance to immerse in the local way of life during the cruise as people living along the Mekong go about their daily activities – fishing, bathing and washing clothes.

Thailand and Cambodia Connected by Rail Link After 45 Years

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Rail connection between Thailand and Cambodia had been discontinued for 45 years due to internal conflicts. The two countries are joined again on April 22nd 2019 with the official opening of the cross-border railway connecting Thailand-Aranyaprathet and Cambodia-Poipet regions in western Cambodia. The 386 km-long Northern rail connects Cambodia’s capital Phnom Penh to Poipet on the Thai border via Battambang. Regular services may not begin before year end as the two countries still need to agree on schedules and other details.

This new connection will boost transport and border trade, and provides a new way to travel between the two countries.