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Virtual Destination Mekong Summit to offer recommendations and insights for travel businesses during COVID-19 to prepare for a balanced tourism recovery

August 4, 2020

The Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office is hosting a half-day Virtual Destination Mekong Summit, organized by public-private partnership Destination Mekong, with sponsorship of UNWTO Affiliate Member Chameleon Strategies, under the theme…

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…

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THE 4TH INFO-GRAPH OF THE COVID-19 TRAVEL SITUATION IN THE MEKONG REGION AS OF JULY 13, 2020

July 13, 2020

The 4th Info-graph of the COVID-19 Travel Situation in the Mekong Region as of July 13, 2020, giving a brief summary of travel restrictions in Cambodia, PR China, Lao PDR,…

Cambodia, China PR, Experience Mekong Collection, Laos, Myanmar, News, Press Release, Thailand, Tourism, Travel, Vietnam

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…

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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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…

News, Thailand, Tourism, Travel

Tourism Levy Mulled

May 13, 2020

The Tourism and Sports Ministry is considering a tax of 300 baht or less per person for foreign arrivals that could cover pandemic insurance, once inbound flights and tourism activities…

News, Thailand, Tourism

Thai Travel Association Seeks Government Financial Support Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

May 13, 2020

The Association of Thai Travel Agents (ATTA) has called on the government to provide financial support for the tourist industry which has been hardly hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. ATTA…

News, Tourism, Travel, Vietnam

Domestic Travel Set to Kick-start Vietnam’s Tourism Recovery

May 12, 2020

Vietnam’s tourism industry has gotten an early start to recovery, with domestic demand set to spearhead growth, as the country becomes the first in South-east Asia to lift social distancing…