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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…

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…

COVID-19 Innovations, Government, MICE, News, Thailand

TCEB Launches ‘New Normal’ News Portal and Online COVID-19 Resource Centre for MICE Industry

June 10, 2020

Organisers and stakeholders in business events industry, the Meetings, Incentives, Conventions, Exhibitions, and Mega events and Festivals can now take advantage of a real-time news service dedicated to business events…

Corporate Social Responsibility, COVID-19 Innovations, Global, Hospitality, Thailand

Airbnb Launches Initiative to Support Thai COVID-19 Frontliners

June 10, 2020

Thailand is the latest country to join Airbnb’s expanding global initiative to provide 100,000 COVID-19 responders.

COVID-19 Innovations, Health, Individual, Thailand

MEET RURAL HEALTH VOLUNTEERS, THE UNSUNG HEROES ON VIRUS FRONTLINE

June 10, 2020

As soon as a woman in her rural community registered a high fever, Auntie Arun alerted the local hospital doctors, who soon arrived in at least three cars, prepped to…

Agriculture, COVID-19 Innovations, Government, Technology, Thailand

Government Helps Thai Farmers to Adjust to Online Market Sales

June 8, 2020

The Online Agricultural Product Marketing Project "Turning farmers into professional online traders" is one of the important projects, starting in March 2020, on which the Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives…

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…

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Case Study Local Alike

June 4, 2020

Local Alike was found in 2013, by the two young and active co-founders, Somsak Boonkam “Pai” and Surachana Pakawaleethorn “Noon”. Pai is acting as a CEO of the enterprise. Local…

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…