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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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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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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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COVID-19 Myanmar Tourism Impact Survey

May 31, 2020

In light of the serious situation in Myanmar, the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism, with the support of Lux-Development, prepared a survey instrument to try to identify the key issues…

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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…

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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

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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…

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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…

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Feeding Asia’s elephants in a Covid-19 era

May 15, 2020

Elephants are the biggest victims of the Covid-19 pandemic, literally. There is a danger that many elephants may starve to death with no tourists visiting camps and sanctuaries across South…

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Covid-19: Khiri Reach Helps Communities Across Southeast Asia

May 14, 2020

Khiri Reach, the charitable arm of Khiri Travel, has been active helping communities in Asia impacted by the Covid-19 crisis. Its focus has been on marginalized communities, many of them…