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Tools and Resources for Nature-Based Tourism

January 18, 2021

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.…

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ADB Hackathon Seeks Pitches for Digital Solutions to Spur Travel

December 23, 2020

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is seeking pitches for a hackathon on the best digital solutions that can kick-start travel in Southeast Asia in the wake of the coronavirus disease…

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Khiri Travel To Go Carbon Neutral From January 2021

December 15, 2020

Khiri introduces comprehensive offsetting program with ClimateCare and new low emissions ‘slow travel’ holiday options Asian DMC Khiri Travel is on its way to becoming fully carbon neutral. As part of its…

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How Marriott International is leading the way in sustainable hospitality

December 15, 2020

Tired of all the industry lip service to sustainability, Anne Lim-Chaplain travels all the way to Bangkok to check out Marriott International’s hotels, which are truly making a difference. “I’m…

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UNWTO tracks travel recovery

September 28, 2020

As more countries around the world start easing travel restrictions, the UNWTO has launched a new tourism recovery tracker to support the sector’s rebound from the Covid-19 pandemic. Touted as…

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Virtual Destination Mekong Summit provides actionable insights for travel and tourism industry during COVID-19

September 9, 2020

PRESS RELEASEFOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTIONDESTINATION MEKONG SUMMITVirtual Destination Mekong Summit provides actionable insights for travel and tourism industry during COVID-19Session videos now available online to watch for freeBangkok, September 8, 2020:…

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Winners of the 2020 Experience Mekong Showcases announced

August 31, 2020

Bangkok, August 28, 2020:  The Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office announced the 6 Winners of the 2020 Experience Mekong Showcases. From 60 shortlisted businesses of the over 350 Experience Mekong Collection…

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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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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.…

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Case Study Longji Rice Terraces

June 4, 2020

The Longji rice terraces have a long history since the beginning of the construction during the Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368) and it was completed in the early Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), with…