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Winners of the 2020 Experience Mekong Showcases announced

August 31, 2020

Bangkok, August 28, 2020:  The Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office announced the 6 Winners of the 2020 Experience Mekong Showcases. From 60 shortlisted businesses of the over 350 Experience Mekong Collection…

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First Mekong Hero announced at Destination Mekong Summit

August 31, 2020

Founder of Thailand Community-based Tourism Institute honored Bangkok, July 7, 2020:  The  ‘Mekong Heroes’ is a new program, initiated by the Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office (MTCO) and Destination Mekong, to…

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Virtual Destination Mekong Summit to offer recommendations and insights for travel businesses during COVID-19 to prepare for a balanced tourism recovery

August 4, 2020

The Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office is hosting a half-day Virtual Destination Mekong Summit, organized by public-private partnership Destination Mekong, with sponsorship of UNWTO Affiliate Member Chameleon Strategies, under the theme…

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Thailand DMCs Unite to Create Uniform Health & Safety Standards Ahead of Tourism Restart

July 16, 2020

As the world has seen the almost complete halt of travel due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the DMC community in Thailand has been hard at work formulating and implementing standards…

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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…

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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…

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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.

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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…

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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…

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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…