2019, Outside LMR, Resource Library, Study, Thailand, Tourism

South-East Asian Outbound Travel Market

March 14, 2021

This study was conducted amongst potential visitors to Europe, both first-time and repeat visitors, who intend to visit Europe in the next five years. Findings of this study are therefore…

2021, All LMR, Experience Mekong Collection, Featured, News, Press Release, Sustainability

Shortlist for the 2021 Experience Mekong Showcases announced

February 18, 2021

Public voting open to support small responsible businesses during these challenging times Bangkok, February 18, 2021:  Created four years ago in September 2017 to both recognize and encourage sustainable and…

2021, All LMR, MIST, News, Press Release, Startup, Sustainability

The MIST program evolves from “Mekong Innovative Startups in Tourism” to “Mekong Innovations in Sustainable Tourism”.

February 2, 2021

MIST program aims to expedite tourism industry growth, create an ecosystem that inspires innovation, and promote sustainability in tourismBangkok December 20, 2020:  The Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office (MTCO) (www.MekongTourism.org) as…

All LMR, News, Press Release, Tourism, Travel

Virtual Destination Mekong Summit to offer recommendations and insights for travel businesses during COVID-19 to prepare for a balanced tourism recovery

August 4, 2020

The Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office is hosting a half-day Virtual Destination Mekong Summit, organized by public-private partnership Destination Mekong, with sponsorship of UNWTO Affiliate Member Chameleon Strategies, under the theme…

COVID-19 Innovations, Thailand, Volunteerism

Paying for someone else’s meal

July 27, 2020

In order to fill up empty stomachs during these trying times, an initiative called Pay it Forward is providing opportunities for customers of eateries and street food vendors to sponsor…

Agriculture, COVID-19 Innovations, Food & Beverages, Thailand, Volunteerism

Connecting Bangkokians with farmers

July 27, 2020

The crisis has also affected a lot of farmers, with the export of agricultural products put on hold and many restaurants no longer putting in as much nor any orders…

COVID-19 Innovations, Technology, Thailand, Volunteerism

Helping street food vendors sell meals online

July 27, 2020

The lockdown has forced people off the streets and encouraged hungry residents to rely on delivery orders for sustenance. This has greatly affected street food vendors, many of whom are…

COVID-19 Innovations, Thailand, Volunteerism

Donating through “community pantries”

July 27, 2020

Walking along the sidewalks of the city, you may have noticed the presence of makeshift “shelves” filled with food and essential items.

COVID-19 Innovations, Food & Beverages, Thailand, Volunteerism

Gourmet chefs coming together to cook for medical workers and people in need

July 27, 2020

Deepanker Khosla, the chef and owner of Haoma took inspiration from the World Central Kitchen initiative by international celebrity chef Jose Andres and started #NoOneHungry, an initiative that provides meals…

COVID-19 Innovations, Thailand, Volunteerism

Volunteers helping the vulnerable

July 27, 2020

COVID Thailand Aid and COVID Relief Bangkok are some of the volunteer groups that have sprung up during the pandemic to help those who are most affected by the threat…

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