ASEAN Pop tours
ASEAN Pop Culture pairs a lesser-visited city with a dose of out-of-the-box creativity. Visit and get a pop culture update on everything from art to fashion, food, literature, and local lifestyle.
These are five travel gems where you can travel in hype for their hidden charm. Each destination has recently launched an art collaboration with 10 ASEAN artist.
Community Arts as an Inclusive Methodology for Sustainable Tourism Development
The relationship between art and tourism has been close since ancient times and tourists have had very frequent contact with art of various centuries and countries; similarly artists have always traveled. The two words have appeared in several combinations such as “arts tourists”,“artists-tourists” (artists as tourists), “tourists as an inspiration for artists”, and “tourist art”.
5 Emerging Destinations In Southeast Asia
We’ve got five travel gems where you can travel in hype for their hidden charm. Each destination has recently launched an art collaboration with an ASEAN artist under the program ‘ASEAN Pop Culture’, which pairs a lesser-visited city with a dose of out-of-the-box creativity. Visit and get a pop culture update on everything from art to fashion, food, literature, and local lifestyle.
The Influence of ASEAN Pop
Art, as a vast subdivision of culture, is composed of many creative endeavors and disciplines. It encompasses visual/plastic arts (traditional fine, modern fine, modern visual, applied, decorative, literature, and music) and performing arts. To the world of tourism, it brings “style, culture, beauty, and a sense of continuity of living”, while tourism “arguably creates a channel whereby new art forms can gain support (both financial and moral), and helps to broaden the audience for the arts”.
Word of Mouth
"There are interesting alternatives perfect for travelers in search of a more unique holiday destination."
SEA | Asia
" It has created awareness for authentic localised culture through a so-called “Pop Culture lifestyle” theme focusing mainly on art."
SEA | Asia
"This is helping to direct tourism revenue to the communities involved, while also presenting these destinations to tourists in new ways like arts and crafts, music and local culture.”
The Bangkok Insight
Bangkok | Thailand
"This aimed at creating greater awareness of the authentic value of culture through Pop culture lifestyle."
Pacific Asia Travel Association
SEA | Asia