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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,…

China PR, COVID-19 Innovations, Outside LMR, Technology, Tourism, Tours

China’s Tourist Sites Draw Virtual Crowds, Real Cash

May 15, 2020

On March 1, the Potala Palace in Lhasa welcomed a record-breaking 1 million-plus tourists. But all of these “visitors” to the UNESCO World Heritage Site in Tibet arrived via their…

Academia, COVID-19 Innovations, Health, Technology, Thailand

Chula Responds to COVID-19 Crisis with Digital Innovations

May 15, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt the norm, Chulalongkorn University is dedicated to look for solutions and develop research and innovations. In collaboration with the university departments and external…

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

Locall.bkk – Helping restaurants in the community survive

May 15, 2020

Lives of many restaurant owners have changed in the blink of an eye during COVID-19, as many people now choose to stay home and order food in. Despite the popularity…

China PR, COVID-19 Innovations, Government, Technology

Coronavirus AI helmet in China

May 15, 2020

China has been gradually recovering from the high mortality rates of COVID-19, with lockdowns and travel bans being lifted across its cities. To continue monitoring the virus, epidemic prevention and…

Company, COVID-19 Innovations, Technology, Thailand

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) Phone booths get new lease on life as ‘COVID boxes’

May 15, 2020

Move over Clark Kent, there’s a new Superhero in town in need of your dressing room. The Digital Economy and Society Ministry is converting TOT phone booths into Covid-19 testing…

COVID-19 Innovations, Technology, Thailand, Tourism, Travel

TAT presents Thailand Tourism Virtual Market (TTVM) as its first-ever online B2B networking platform

May 15, 2020

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has initiated its first-ever official online tourism marketplace “Thailand Tourism Virtual Market” (TTVM) as a new tool to expand tourism markets and connect Thai…

COVID-19 Innovations, Government, Retail, Technology, Thailand

New anti-COVID phone app for use when entering shops

May 14, 2020

The Thai government will launch a new mobile phone app to facilitate disease-control tracking of customers as shops reopen with the easing of the coronavirus lockdown.