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Finalists for the 2020 Experience Mekong Showcases announced

July 6, 2020

The Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office is announcing the 18 Finalists of the Experience Mekong Showcases 2020. 4,200 eligible votes determined three Experience Mekong Collection members from each of the six…

2019, Aviation, Hospitality, Manuals, Resource Library, Technology, Thailand, Tourism, Travel

Thailand towards 2030 – Future of Travel & Tourism

June 10, 2020

Through Smart Tourism, governments have the opportunity to utilize big data and relevant technologies to: > Attract target travelers by having a better understanding of their preferences > Facilitate traveler…

2020, 7 Affordable and Clean Energy, 9 Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure, Agriculture, Case Study, Hospitality, Manuals, Resource Library, SDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities, SDG 12: Responsible Consumption and Production, SDG 13: Climate Action, Sustainability, Wildlife

Sensible Sustainable Solutions

June 10, 2020

Luxury is DEAD. There is no point in designing lavish hotels just to put heads on beds - every hospitality project should have a purpose and a candle to light.…

COVID-19 Innovations, Government, MICE, News, Thailand

TCEB Launches ‘New Normal’ News Portal and Online COVID-19 Resource Centre for MICE Industry

June 10, 2020

Organisers and stakeholders in business events industry, the Meetings, Incentives, Conventions, Exhibitions, and Mega events and Festivals can now take advantage of a real-time news service dedicated to business events…

Corporate Social Responsibility, COVID-19 Innovations, Global, Hospitality, Thailand

Airbnb Launches Initiative to Support Thai COVID-19 Frontliners

June 10, 2020

Thailand is the latest country to join Airbnb’s expanding global initiative to provide 100,000 COVID-19 responders.

COVID-19 Innovations, Health, Individual, Thailand

MEET RURAL HEALTH VOLUNTEERS, THE UNSUNG HEROES ON VIRUS FRONTLINE

June 10, 2020

As soon as a woman in her rural community registered a high fever, Auntie Arun alerted the local hospital doctors, who soon arrived in at least three cars, prepped to…

Government, News, Tourism, Travel, Vietnam

Phu Quoc targeted as pilot destination to restart Vietnam tourism

June 10, 2020

Vietnam island Phu Quoc will become the test case for Vietnam's tourism revival. The largest island in the country will open first to tourism to kickstart the economy.

Agriculture, COVID-19 Innovations, Government, Technology, Thailand

Government Helps Thai Farmers to Adjust to Online Market Sales

June 8, 2020

The Online Agricultural Product Marketing Project "Turning farmers into professional online traders" is one of the important projects, starting in March 2020, on which the Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives…

COVID-19 Innovations, Food & Beverages, Government, Hospitality, Thailand, Tourism, Travel

Ministry eyes B3,000 handout for tourists

June 8, 2020

Eligible recipients of domestic tourism stimulus measures will be entitled to a 3,000-baht cash handout that will automatically be deducted from their bills when they spend nights or pay for…

COVID-19 Innovations, Global, Health, Technology

VIDEC rolls out safe travel barometer

June 5, 2020

Advisory and analytics firm VIDEC has launched the Safe Travel Barometer, an interactive dashboard that charts the Covid-19 health and safety initiatives of over 100 travel companies worldwide as part…