2019, 8 Decent Work and Economic Growth, Non-profit, Outside LMR, Reports, Resource Library, SDG 1: No Poverty, SDG 10: Reduced Inequalities, SDG 17: Partnerships for the Goals, SDG 5: Gender Equality, Sustainability, Tourism

Destination Management in Developing and Emerging Countries

March 8, 2021

Tourism can be a source of foreign currency, a job engine and a catalyst for sustainable regional development, but it can also have a negative impact. In order to access…

COVID-19 Innovations, Featured, Sustainability, Thailand, Tours, Travel, Wildlife

Anantara Golden Triangle Offers Virtual Field Trips

March 5, 2021

Kids in online classes can now join a video call with elephants and scientific experts in northern Thailand. Redefining the term “trunk call,” Thailand’s Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp &…

2020, 9 Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure, Non-profit, Outside LMR, Reports, Resource Library, SDG 1: No Poverty, SDG 10: Reduced Inequalities, SDG 17: Partnerships for the Goals, Sustainability, Technology

FROM SYSTEM SHOCK TO SYSTEM CHANGE – TIME TO TRANSFORM

March 2, 2021

In this report, we explore some of the key dynamics that lie at the heart of these transitions. And we ask how we can make active choices now that will…

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

Shortlist for the 2021 Experience Mekong Showcases announced

February 18, 2021

72 Experience Mekong Collection (EMC) members have been shortlisted to determine the 2021 Experience Mekong Showcases by public vote.

Company, Food & Beverages, SDG 12: Responsible Consumption and Production, Startup, Sustainability, Thailand

Yindii introduces eco-friendly food app

February 17, 2021

Yindii, a Thai anti-food waste startup, has launched a mobile application designed to match Bangkok residents with environmentally conscious restaurants, grocery stores and cafes to combat food waste. The app…

2021, All LMR, Mekong Heroes, News, People, Press Release, Sustainability, Tourism

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…

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…

2021, 8 Decent Work and Economic Growth, 9 Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure, Outside LMR, Reports, Resource Library, SDG 1: No Poverty, SDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities, SDG 13: Climate Action, SDG 14: Life Below Water, Sustainability, Tourism, Wildlife

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.…

All LMR, Country, COVID-19 Innovations, News, Programs, Startup, Sustainability, Tourism, Travel

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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