COVID-19 Innovations, Featured, Government, Health, News, Technology, Thailand, Uncategorized

Govt to launch ‘Health Wallet’ app for Covid-19 vaccine registration

April 19, 2021

The government will soon launch “Health Wallet", a smartphone app for people to register for Covid-19 vaccination. Government spokesperson Anucha Burapachaisri said Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha had discussed the preparation…

Cambodia, Featured, News

THE ROYAL GOVERNMENT TO CONSIDER WELCOMING VACCINATED TOURISTS TO SIEM REAP ANGKOR IN THE FOURTH QUARTER OF 2021

April 9, 2021

The Royal Government of Cambodia is considering the reopening of international tourists who are vaccinated to Siem Reap Angkor in quarter 4 of 2021. The decision is made based on…

2021, All LMR, News, Tourism

Public-private partnerships key to Mekong’s tourism recovery

March 25, 2021

It is vital private sector players step up their game to coordinate unified tourism recovery across the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) countries in the wake of change at Mekong Tourism…

All LMR, News, People, Tourism

Jens Thraenhart Steps Down from the Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office

March 15, 2021

Jens Thraenhart has decided to step down from his post as Executive Director of the Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office.

Featured, News, Thailand, Tourism

Thailand’s Tourism Sector Seeks to Reopen Country by 1 July

March 2, 2021

Inbound international tourism sector in Thailand says vaccines are a game-changer that allows for the reopening of the country and for quarantine requirements to be dropped.Leading international tourism companies in…

Cambodia, COVID-19 Innovations, Featured, Government, Health, News, Technology

Cambodia introduces QR code scanning for venues to combat COVID-19

February 25, 2021

The  Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications (MPTC) has set up a QR Code “Stop Covid” in an attempt to provide additional measures to increase the efficiency and speed of prevention…

2021, All LMR, Experience Mekong Collection, Featured, News, Press Release, Sustainability

Shortlist for the 2021 Experience Mekong Showcases announced

February 18, 2021

Public voting open to support small responsible businesses during these challenging times Bangkok, February 18, 2021:  Created four years ago in September 2017 to both recognize and encourage sustainable and…

2021, All LMR, Mekong Heroes, News, People, Press Release, Sustainability, Tourism

Nominations for 2021 Mekong Hero open

February 8, 2021

Former Ministers of Tourism from Thailand and Myanmar to co-chair Selection Committee Bangkok, February 8, 2021:  The  ‘Mekong Heroes’ program (www.MekongHeroes.com), which was launched in 2020, initiated by the Mekong…

2021, All LMR, MIST, News, Press Release, Startup, Sustainability

The MIST program evolves from “Mekong Innovative Startups in Tourism” to “Mekong Innovations in Sustainable Tourism”.

February 2, 2021

MIST program aims to expedite tourism industry growth, create an ecosystem that inspires innovation, and promote sustainability in tourismBangkok December 20, 2020:  The Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office (MTCO) (www.MekongTourism.org) as…

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TAT launches virtual tours to 4 top destinations in Thailand

January 26, 2021

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has launched a virtual reality tour of top attractions in four of Thailand’s leading tourism destinations comprising Bangkok, Phuket, Chiang Mai, and Surat Thani.The…

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