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Second Mekong Hero Celebrated at 2021 Destination Mekong Summit

November 30, 2021

During its second Summit on 21-22 October, Destination Mekong proudly honored late Srey Bandaul, co-founder of Phare Ponleu Selpak in Cambodia, as its second Mekong Hero.

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Tourism guru detained in Myanmar

September 29, 2021

Myanmar’s military junta arrested prominent travel executive and champion of responsible tourism, Myo Min Daw, in the early hours of 23 September. Reports suggest he was charged under the penal…

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UNWTO launches hospitality recruitment platform

June 24, 2021

Job-seekers are able to create a profile, search for positions that match their experience and skills, and set up job alerts to be informed of the latest opportunities. The platform…

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Jens Thraenhart Steps Down from the Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office

March 15, 2021

Jens Thraenhart has decided to step down from his post as Executive Director of the Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office.

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Nominations for 2021 Mekong Hero open

February 8, 2021

Former Ministers of Tourism from Thailand and Myanmar to co-chair Selection CommitteeBangkok, February 8, 2021:  The  ‘Mekong Heroes’ program (www.MekongHeroes.com), which was launched in 2020, initiated by the Mekong Tourism…

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First Mekong Hero announced at Destination Mekong Summit

August 31, 2020

Founder of Thailand Community-based Tourism Institute honored Bangkok, July 7, 2020:  The  ‘Mekong Heroes’ is a new program, initiated by the Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office (MTCO) and Destination Mekong, to…

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SEARCH FOR MEKONG HEROES BEGINS

April 15, 2020

Seeking nominations of inspiring, dedicated and innovative leaders in travel and tourism in the Greater Mekong Subregion

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