What is Ecotourism & The Principles of Responsible Travel

What is ecotourism? How does it work? Why does it matter? And how can we, as travelers, put it into practice? One mistake many people make is assuming that ecotourism is all about conserving nature and wildlife by any means necessary. But if a destination or business’ tourism development strategy does not actively provide concrete financial benefits for the indigenous people, it’s not truly ecotourism.

Lanjia Lodge was featured on Mark Weins Youtube Channel

In February, 2021, we got a chance to welcome Mark Wiens, a well-known Food & Travel vlogger on Youtube at Lanjia Lodge in Chiang Rai to film his video. While staying at Lanjia Lodge, we helped him and his family managed a one day trip to visit the Hmong village where the Shaman invited them for a huge celebration local meal.

Araksa Adapts to Constraints

Driving the 65 kilometres from the city of Chiang Mai to Mae Tang district, a journey that used to include views of foreigners embarking on elephant rides along the way, has become a solitary sojourn since the pandemic brought about an abrupt freeze on international tourism.

COVID Travel Scenario

If there’s one thing that has universally ruined holidays, visits, business travel, jobs and forced us to behave differently, it is the COVID. But this article will not be about the misery everyone is going through. Let me talk about something more positive on the post COVID travel scenario on Thailand.

5 Ways On How to Be A Sustainable Traveler in Thailand

With over 1,000 bird species fluttering around the treetops and plains of Thailand’s lakes and jungles, it’s unsurprising that the country is known for bird watching activities. Just head to Khao Sok National Park and you’ll already be able to spot 13 species of hornbills, and about 15 species of kingfishers.

When Fashion Collides With Chaos – Masks That Give Back To Communities

The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has completely transformed for many, not only how we travel, but what we wear when we travel. Whilst some countries remain opposed to wearing masks, the majority (and particularly here in Thailand and across South East Asia, wearing masks has been common place long before Covid-19 surfaced.

Why Do We Travel?

March 2020 changed travel for many forever, following the global pandemic of Covid-19 which stopped global travel in its tracks. Five months on, both the world and the travel and tourism industry, now more than ever, are not only thinking when we will travel again but where and why we travel.
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We Are Hiring – ARAKSA Bangkok!

Asian Oasis is looking to fill these positions for Araksa restaurant and tearoom in Charoen Krung. Araksa Bangkok (Restaurant and Tea room) Slow food and sustainable concept.

Meet Us at Bangkok Sustainability Fair 2023

Meet us at Bangkok Sustainability Fair 2023 at EKM6 on 11-12 February 2023! TWO FULL DAYS of sustainable events, shopping & eating at the newest plant-based community space in town!

Celebration of Songkran Festival at Araksa

On Friday 15 April 2022, Araksa Tea Garden hosted a Buddhist merit making ceremony to celebrate Songkran Festival by arranging the ceremony of pouring water onto the statue of Buddha. Chananya Phataraprasit, executive director of Asian Oasis, the team at Lisu Lodge and Araksa also joined the ceremony.

We are a SHA Plus (SHA+) Certified!

We are proud to announce that we have been fully accredited to the SHA Plus (SHA+) certification by the Ministry of Tourism and Sports and the Ministry of Public Health.
เอเชี่ยน โอเอซิส ผ่านการรับรองจาก SHA Plus (SHA+) ซึ่งเป็นโครงการ ความร่วมมือของกระทรวงการท่องเที่ยวและกีฬาและกระทรวงสาธารณสุข อย่างเป็นทางการแล้วนะคะ

Asian Oasis Won the “Nature Destination in South East Asia” at the 2021 World Luxury Travel Awards

We are honoured and delighted to have been awarded as the “Nature Destination in South East Asia” at the 2021 World Luxury Travel Awards. We would like to thank you and sincerely appreciate your support of our efforts over the past 18 years for sustainable tourism.

Warm Welcome to Our Visitors from TAT Chiang Rai Office

We are honoured to welcome our respective guests, TAT Chiang Rai office, to our Lanjia Lodge in Chiang Rai on December 13rd-14th, 2020. At this time, they enjoyed activities such as visited a shaman in hill tribe village, attended Hmong Batik class and watched hill tribal dance during dinner.

ลันเจีย ลอดจ์ ติดอันดับ Top 5 ที่พักสุดยอดบูติกสุดเฉียบ นอนหรูชมวิวภูเขา

ลันเจีย ลอดจ์ จังหวัดเชียงราย ซึ่งเป็นหนึ่งในที่พักของบริษัท เอเชี่ยน โอเอซิส จำกัด ได้ติดอันดับที่พักจากการจัดรางวัลครั้งใหญ่ “Thailand Boutique Awards Season 3 (2014-2015)” ภายใต้คอนเซ็ปต์หลัก "Think Green" หรือการเอาใจใส่ต่อสิ่งแวดล้อม ซึ่งได้มีโรงแรมที่พักกว่า 120 โรงแรมทั่วประเทศร่วมส่งเข้าประกวด
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