A controversial road in the Indian Andaman Islands is set to reopen to tourists this week, heralding the resumption of notorious "human safaris" to view the Jarawa tribe.
When the tsunami struck Thailand's Andaman coast in December 2004, Olov Carlsson feared it would be a day of infamy for the resort town of Khao Lak.
The what? The Sarojin - a luxury boutique resort in Khao Lak, Thailand, most conveniently reached by the daily Dragonair flight to nearby Phuket, then by boat.
The Rayavadee Resort in Thailand, considered one of the most luxurious in the popular Krabi area, has just completed a total overhaul of the Pla Luang, the hotel's traditional Siamese junk.
For more than a year, the picturesque beach resort of Khao Lak, in southern Thailand, had been struggling to overcome the havoc wreaked upon it by the Indian Ocean tsunami of 2004.
Andaman Marine has introduced a 91-cabin, 220-bed Norwegian cruise ship, the King Olav, as a floating hotel anchored off the Similan Islands to act as a base for cruises around Similan and Phi Phi...