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Mekong Trends Snapshot – A Bright Future

April 1, 2021

As ASEAN pursues greater regional integration and the development of a single economic community, advancements in the region’s aviation industry are essential to boost economic connectivity and tourism. Half the…

2021, All LMR, News, Tourism

Public-private partnerships key to Mekong’s tourism recovery

March 25, 2021

It is vital private sector players step up their game to coordinate unified tourism recovery across the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) countries in the wake of change at Mekong Tourism…

All LMR, News, People, Tourism

Jens Thraenhart Steps Down from the Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office

March 15, 2021

Jens Thraenhart has decided to step down from his post as Executive Director of the Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office.

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Shortlist for the 2021 Experience Mekong Showcases announced

February 18, 2021

Public voting open to support small responsible businesses during these challenging times Bangkok, February 18, 2021:  Created four years ago in September 2017 to both recognize and encourage sustainable and…

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Nominations for 2021 Mekong Hero open

February 8, 2021

Former Ministers of Tourism from Thailand and Myanmar to co-chair Selection Committee Bangkok, February 8, 2021:  The  ‘Mekong Heroes’ program (www.MekongHeroes.com), which was launched in 2020, initiated by the Mekong…

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The MIST program evolves from “Mekong Innovative Startups in Tourism” to “Mekong Innovations in Sustainable Tourism”.

February 2, 2021

MIST program aims to expedite tourism industry growth, create an ecosystem that inspires innovation, and promote sustainability in tourismBangkok December 20, 2020:  The Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office (MTCO) (www.MekongTourism.org) as…

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ADB Hackathon Seeks Pitches for Digital Solutions to Spur Travel

December 23, 2020

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is seeking pitches for a hackathon on the best digital solutions that can kick-start travel in Southeast Asia in the wake of the coronavirus disease…

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Khiri Travel To Go Carbon Neutral From January 2021

December 15, 2020

Khiri introduces comprehensive offsetting program with ClimateCare and new low emissions ‘slow travel’ holiday options Asian DMC Khiri Travel is on its way to becoming fully carbon neutral. As part of its…

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How Marriott International is leading the way in sustainable hospitality

December 15, 2020

Tired of all the industry lip service to sustainability, Anne Lim-Chaplain travels all the way to Bangkok to check out Marriott International’s hotels, which are truly making a difference. “I’m…

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Mekong Tourism & SUNx Malta Announce Scholarships for Climate Friendly Travel

September 22, 2020

Supporting Students & Professionals From The Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) countries – Cambodia, the People’s Republic of China, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand, and Viet Nam. Bangkok, September 22, 2020: Thanks…

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