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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…

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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…

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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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Mekong Tourism & SUNx Malta Announce Scholarships for Climate Friendly Travel

September 22, 2020

Supporting Students & Professionals From The Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) countries – Cambodia, the People’s Republic of China, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand, and Viet Nam. Bangkok, September 22, 2020: Thanks…

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Virtual Destination Mekong Summit provides actionable insights for travel and tourism industry during COVID-19

September 9, 2020

PRESS RELEASEFOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTIONDESTINATION MEKONG SUMMITVirtual Destination Mekong Summit provides actionable insights for travel and tourism industry during COVID-19Session videos now available online to watch for freeBangkok, September 8, 2020:…

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Winners of the 2020 Experience Mekong Showcases announced

August 31, 2020

Bangkok, August 28, 2020:  The Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office announced the 6 Winners of the 2020 Experience Mekong Showcases. From 60 shortlisted businesses of the over 350 Experience Mekong Collection…

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First Mekong Hero announced at Destination Mekong Summit

August 31, 2020

Founder of Thailand Community-based Tourism Institute honored Bangkok, July 7, 2020:  The  ‘Mekong Heroes’ is a new program, initiated by the Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office (MTCO) and Destination Mekong, to…

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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…

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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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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…

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