Thailand, Tourism, Vietnam

VIETNAM AND THAILAND LOOK TO LEAD REGIONAL TOURISM REVIVAL

July 8, 2020

Vietnam and Thailand are looking to lure well-heeled travellers to getaways on their own islands as they promote what has become the most important asset for tourism-dependent economies: a low…

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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…

Government, News, Tourism, Travel, Vietnam

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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Case Study KOTO

June 4, 2020

KOTO is an internationally recognized and awardwinning social enterprise in Vietnam which operates as a training restaurant and a vocational training centre. KOTO stands for “Know One, Teach One”, a…

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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

Cambodia, COVID-19 Innovations, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Tourism, Travel, Vietnam, Volunteerism

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…

Tourism, Travel, Vietnam

Uncover Viet Nam’s Timeless Charm

May 26, 2020

Leave Hanoi behind and venture into uncharted experiences. In the far north, Cao Bang presents Pac Bo Cave, where Ho Chi Minh planned the country’s liberation, and nearby 35-meter Ban…

Cambodia, China PR, Laos, MIST, Myanmar, Startup, Sustainability, Technology, Thailand, Tourism, Vietnam

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…

COVID-19 Innovations, Government, Tourism, Travel, Vietnam

VIETNAM PUBLISHES ‘STAY AT HOME WITH VIETNAM’ KIT FOR HOUSEBOUND TRAVELLERS

May 17, 2020

Those who have had to cancel or cut short trips to Vietnam, or are unable to travel to the country this year may enjoy exploring the activities in the ‘Stay…