COVID-19 Innovations, Myanmar, News, Technology, Tourism, Tours, Travel

Zoom enables virtual guided tours

January 21, 2021

Exploration Travel Myanmar has announced a new tour that visits the Unesco World heritage temples of Bagan virtually of course. In the first week of operation, the company says it…

COVID-19 Innovations, Global, Programs, Sustainability, Technology, Tourism

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…

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…

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…

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, 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…

COVID-19 Innovations, Retail, Technology, Thailand

No more touching: Thai mall installs foot pedals in elevators

May 21, 2020

No more touching in the elevators as a Thai shopping mall in Bangkok installed foot pedals for customers to step on instead of pressing the buttons, lowering the risk of…

All LMR, MIST, Startup, Sustainability, Technology, Tourism

MEKONG INNOVATIVE STARTUPS IN TOURISM (MIST) OPEN 2020 CALL FOR APPLICATIONS IN TRAVEL TECHNOLOGY AND SOCIAL IMPACT CATEGORIES

May 20, 2020

Mekong Innovative Startups in Tourism (MIST) open 2020 call for applications in travel technology and social impact categories 4th annual MIST program aims to expedite tourism industry growth, create an…

Government, Technology, Tourism

TAT launches a mini site dedicated to Amazing Thailand SHA project

May 18, 2020

he Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has launched a mini site dedicated to the “Amazing Thailand Safety and Health Administration: SHA” project, and part of the efforts to mitigate the…

China PR, Food & Beverages, Technology

COVID-19 fosters self-service innovation in China

May 15, 2020

While the coronavirus pandemic has hammered business activity worldwide, it has also fostered a wealth of self-service innovation. Nowhere is this more evident than in China, where the virus began,…

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