Thailand, Tourism, Vietnam

VIETNAM AND THAILAND LOOK TO LEAD REGIONAL TOURISM REVIVAL

July 8, 2020

Vietnam and Thailand are looking to lure well-heeled travellers to getaways on their own islands as they promote what has become the most important asset for tourism-dependent economies: a low…

Aviation, COVID-19 Innovations, Thailand, Tourism

THAILAND’S MAIN AIRPORT OFFERS RAPID CORONAVIRUS TEST FOR INTERNATIONAL ARRIVALS

July 8, 2020

Thailand’s main international airport unveiled rapid coronavirus tests on Friday for some overseas arrivals after a three-month ban on foreign visitors was partially lifted this month.

Cambodia, China PR, Experience Mekong Collection, Laos, Myanmar, News, Press Release, Thailand, Tourism, Travel, Vietnam

Finalists for the 2020 Experience Mekong Showcases announced

July 6, 2020

The Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office is announcing the 18 Finalists of the Experience Mekong Showcases 2020. 4,200 eligible votes determined three Experience Mekong Collection members from each of the six…

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…

Government, News, Tourism, Travel, Vietnam

Phu Quoc targeted as pilot destination to restart Vietnam tourism

June 10, 2020

Vietnam island Phu Quoc will become the test case for Vietnam's tourism revival. The largest island in the country will open first to tourism to kickstart the economy.

COVID-19 Innovations, Food & Beverages, Government, Hospitality, Thailand, Tourism, Travel

Ministry eyes B3,000 handout for tourists

June 8, 2020

Eligible recipients of domestic tourism stimulus measures will be entitled to a 3,000-baht cash handout that will automatically be deducted from their bills when they spend nights or pay for…

2018, 8 Decent Work and Economic Growth, Cambodia, Case Study, Experience Mekong Collection, Manuals, Resource Library, SDG 1: No Poverty, SDG 10: Reduced Inequalities, SDG 4: Quality Education, Tourism

Case Study Phare Circus

June 4, 2020

Phare, The Cambodian Circus (or Phare Circus) is one of the most innovative, energetic, and amazing performance shows in Cambodia. The 330-person circus was established in 2013 and is an…

2018, 8 Decent Work and Economic Growth, Art, Case Study, Experience Mekong Collection, Hospitality, Laos, Manuals, Resource Library, Retail, SDG 1: No Poverty, SDG 10: Reduced Inequalities, SDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities, SDG 12: Responsible Consumption and Production, SDG 17: Partnerships for the Goals, SDG 5: Gender Equality, Tourism

Case Study Ock Pop Tok

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…

2018, 8 Decent Work and Economic Growth, Agriculture, Case Study, China PR, Experience Mekong Collection, Manuals, Resource Library, SDG 10: Reduced Inequalities, SDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities, SDG 12: Responsible Consumption and Production, SDG 17: Partnerships for the Goals, SDG 5: Gender Equality, Sustainability, Tourism

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…

2019, Global, Reports, Resource Library, Sustainability, Thailand, Tourism, Travel

Destinations at Risk: The Invisible Burden of Tourism

June 4, 2020

The rapid growth of tourism in the 21st century is leading to damage in destinations across the world that is largely unreported and frequently not perceived by tourists, putting destinations…