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…

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…

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

Mekong Tourism and Destination Mekong launch initiative to support Experience Mekong Collection members

May 30, 2020

In order to help the Experience Mekong Collection members in these challenging, The Mekong Tourism Coordinating office and Destination Mekong are listing any businesses that are asking for donations. We…

Cambodia, China PR, COVID-19 Innovations, Laos, Myanmar, Press Release, Projects, Thailand, Tourism, Travel, Vietnam

Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office and Mekong Institute partner on new Mekong COVID-19 Innovations Crowdsourcing Initiative

May 27, 2020

Curation of innovative ideas and initiatives in the Greater Mekong Subregion during the Corona Virus pandemic to instill consumer confidence and encourage investment

Cambodia, COVID-19 Innovations, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Tourism, Travel, Vietnam, Volunteerism

Tourism In Need connects travelers directly with tourism-related non-profits in Southeast Asia

May 27, 2020

Travellers around the world are being encouraged to stay home today, travel tomorrow. This is responsible advice during the Covid-19 crisis, but will have a negative impact on communities, organisations…

Tourism, Travel, Vietnam

Uncover Viet Nam’s Timeless Charm

May 26, 2020

Leave Hanoi behind and venture into uncharted experiences. In the far north, Cao Bang presents Pac Bo Cave, where Ho Chi Minh planned the country’s liberation, and nearby 35-meter Ban…

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

“Krabi We Care” project launched to strengthen Coronavirus prevention

May 19, 2020

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) would like to reiterate that Thailand’s public and private sectors nationwide have been implementing strict health surveillance and preventive measures as part of the…