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Buffalo Tours Awarded Travelife Partner Status

Buffalo Tours is always striving to help improve standards for responsible travel and sustainable tourism in Asia. We are committed to working with international organizations and regional partners to continually develop strategies for improving environmental protection, social equality and economic empowerment in our local communities. For this reason, we are happy to announce that Travelife […]

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Bali’s Fresh Water Crisis and How We All Can Help

Previously on the Buffalo Tours blog, we shared the issues facing Bali’s marine life and coastal communities. Today, we are going inland to understand more about Bali’s fresh water crisis; an issue that is facing the whole island and all who call it home. What is Bali’s Fresh Water Crisis? Densely populated coastal areas are […]

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Biodiversity and Sustainable Tourism Day 2017

The 22nd of May is recognized globally as the International Day for Biological Diversity. With the UN’s declaration of 2017 as the Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, it is no surprise that this year’s theme is “Biodiversity and Sustainable Tourism”. At Buffalo Tours, we are using this day to reflect on how important protecting our natural […]

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Buffalo by Numbers: A Snapshot of 2016

It’s that time of year where we cast our eyes over the previous year and consider our strengths and weaknesses. Did we satisfy our clients? Where were our biggest successes? What did we do for the local communities in which we work? How did we shape the future of the travel industry for the coming year?  […]

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Thailand Travel Updates for the Mourning Period of King Bhumibol

On Thursday 13th October, Thai authorities announced the death of King Bhumibol Adulyadej. The 88 year old Monarch, the world’s longest serving head of state, reigned for 70 years and was revered as a father figure to the people of Thailand. This is a time of deep sorrow for the Thai people and a 30 day […]

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Buffalo Tours Responsible Travel Awards 2016

Preserving the natural environment and helping local communities is just as important to us as it is to you. That is why Buffalo Tours is constantly striving to come up with new ideas on how we can be better at having a positive impact on the countries in which we operate. In this spirit, Buffalo […]

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Buffalo Behind-the-Scenes: Meeting a Master

As the Managing Director of Buffalo Tours, Matt Masson plays an important role in how Buffalo Tours creates unforgettable journeys in Asia – but his passion for travel, adventure and sustainability are more than just company values. Follow his stories – and many others from the Buffalo team – for a closer look at the […]

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Introducing Master Class: Behind the Scenes With an Angkor Conservationist

Inspired by the masters of Asia and with a goal to give travellers truly unique memories, the Buffalo Tours team is excited to introduce a brand new line of exclusive travel experiences. We sat down with Long Nary- the Stone Conservationist who will be giving travellers a behind the scenes encounter with Angkor Wat- to uncover […]

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Introducing Master Class: Exclusive Encounters in Asia

Inspired by the masters of Asia and with a goal to give travellers truly unique memories, the Buffalo Tours team is excited to introduce a brand new line of exclusive travel experiences. Welcome to Master Class. Discerning travellers are looking for more. They are looking to go deeper and experience those truly ‘once in a […]

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Buffalo Q&A: Creating Change with Animals Asia

As far back at 1998, Animals Asia has been a major player in the lives of animals in Asia. Over the years, the organisation has gone from rescuing bears in China to now advocating for the protection of elephants and even dogs. So when the Buffalo team wanted to share the best tips for animal-friendly […]

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Travel Update: Indonesia’s New Visa Waiver for Australians

Curious how Indonesia’s new visa waivers will change your travels? We answered your questions about the change, and what you need to know before your next trip! As of the 21st of March this year, Indonesia will allow citizens of Australia, and many other nations, to enter Indonesia visa-free for up to 30 days. This means that there is […]

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Buffalo Behind-the-Scenes: A Year in Responsible Travel

When you really break it down, what does a year in responsible travel look like for a company like Buffalo Tours? Well, the results are in! Here’s what we accomplished in 2015. The Buffalo team is always hard at work making our tours, initiatives and strategies as sustainable as they can be. When we’re busy making […]

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Why Asia is a Business Traveller’s Prime Destination

Heading to Asia on business? Here’s why booking a few extra days as an Asia business traveller is well-worth the effort!   Imagine for a moment your last business trip. Where were you? What was it like? How much time did you spend working? And, perhaps most importantly, how much time did you spend doing anything […]

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Buffalo Q&A: Empowering the Next Generation with BaliWISE

Part of the R.O.L.E. (Rivers, Oceans, Lands, Ecology) Foundation, BaliWISE has supported the continued growth and empowerment of women in Bali, Indonesia since 2007. From hygiene to administration and even environmental sustainability training, the BaliWISE program offers women in disadvantaged situations the resources they need to begin their fulfilling, lifelong careers with a commitment to environmental […]

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Buffalo Broadcast: Introducing the Buffalo Selfie Challenge!

Show your tour guide how much you loved exploring Asia with them! Throughout the month of March, a selfie with your tour guide could win you and your guide great travel prizes. We love our tour guides – and we know that our travellers do, too. After your trip and your review on TripAdvisor, it […]

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