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…

2018, 8 Decent Work and Economic Growth, Case Study, Experience Mekong Collection, Manuals, Resource Library, SDG 10: Reduced Inequalities, SDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities, SDG 17: Partnerships for the Goals, Thailand, Tours

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…

Outside LMR, Thailand, Tourism

Health and safety to come first for tourism in Thailand when travel resumes after Covid-19. Hygiene measures offer a clean break for visitors

May 30, 2020

Thailand is introducing certified hygiene standards in tourism-related industries across the country The measures are intended to restore visitors’ confidence and keep tourists safe in the future

Company, COVID-19 Innovations, Hospitality, Thailand

Rosewood Bangkok launches new drive through concept

May 28, 2020

Rosewood Bangkok has unveiled ‘Rosewood Bangkok On The Move Drive-Through’, a luxury drive-through concept offering quality produce, butchery, artisanal sauces, freshly baked bread, delectable pastries and healthy meals, all with…

COVID-19 Innovations, Thailand, The Arts

Coronavirus: Artist in Thailand creates puppet shows about fighting the spread of Covid-19

May 23, 2020

A veteran puppeteer in Thailand has adapted a traditional puppet show to create lessons for local people about the dangers of the coronavirus and how they can protect themselves to…