COVID-19 Innovations, Technology, Thailand, Volunteerism

Helping street food vendors sell meals online

July 27, 2020

The lockdown has forced people off the streets and encouraged hungry residents to rely on delivery orders for sustenance. This has greatly affected street food vendors, many of whom are…

COVID-19 Innovations, Thailand, Volunteerism

Donating through “community pantries”

July 27, 2020

Walking along the sidewalks of the city, you may have noticed the presence of makeshift “shelves” filled with food and essential items.

COVID-19 Innovations, Food & Beverages, Thailand, Volunteerism

Gourmet chefs coming together to cook for medical workers and people in need

July 27, 2020

Deepanker Khosla, the chef and owner of Haoma took inspiration from the World Central Kitchen initiative by international celebrity chef Jose Andres and started #NoOneHungry, an initiative that provides meals…

COVID-19 Innovations, Thailand, Volunteerism

Volunteers helping the vulnerable

July 27, 2020

COVID Thailand Aid and COVID Relief Bangkok are some of the volunteer groups that have sprung up during the pandemic to help those who are most affected by the threat…

Category, Country, COVID-19 Innovations, Initiatives, News, Press Release, Thailand, Tourism, Tours, Travel

Thailand DMCs Unite to Create Uniform Health & Safety Standards Ahead of Tourism Restart

July 16, 2020

As the world has seen the almost complete halt of travel due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the DMC community in Thailand has been hard at work formulating and implementing standards…

Aviation, COVID-19 Innovations, Thailand, Tourism

THAILAND’S MAIN AIRPORT OFFERS RAPID CORONAVIRUS TEST FOR INTERNATIONAL ARRIVALS

July 8, 2020

Thailand’s main international airport unveiled rapid coronavirus tests on Friday for some overseas arrivals after a three-month ban on foreign visitors was partially lifted this month.

All LMR, Experience Mekong Collection, News, Press Release, Tourism, Travel

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…

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…