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…

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.

Agriculture, COVID-19 Innovations, Government, Technology, Thailand

Government Helps Thai Farmers to Adjust to Online Market Sales

June 8, 2020

The Online Agricultural Product Marketing Project "Turning farmers into professional online traders" is one of the important projects, starting in March 2020, on which the Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives…

COVID-19 Innovations, Global, Hospitality

Accor’s global campaign ‘Reignites The Love Of Travel’

June 3, 2020

Accor has begun the exciting process of reopening some of its hotels that temporarily closed in response to the global pandemic. With restrictions now easing across many destinations, and the…

2019, Aviation, Government, Hospitality, Myanmar, Resource Library, Study, Tourism

COVID-19 Myanmar Tourism Impact Survey

May 31, 2020

In light of the serious situation in Myanmar, the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism, with the support of Lux-Development, prepared a survey instrument to try to identify the key issues…

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

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…

Outside LMR, Thailand, Tourism

Health and safety to come first for tourism in Thailand when travel resumes after Covid-19. Hygiene measures offer a clean break for visitors

May 30, 2020

Thailand is introducing certified hygiene standards in tourism-related industries across the country The measures are intended to restore visitors’ confidence and keep tourists safe in the future

All LMR, COVID-19 Innovations, Press Release, Projects, Tourism, Travel

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

COVID-19 Innovations, Retail, Technology, Thailand

No more touching: Thai mall installs foot pedals in elevators

May 21, 2020

No more touching in the elevators as a Thai shopping mall in Bangkok installed foot pedals for customers to step on instead of pressing the buttons, lowering the risk of…

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

“Krabi We Care” project launched to strengthen Coronavirus prevention

May 19, 2020

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) would like to reiterate that Thailand’s public and private sectors nationwide have been implementing strict health surveillance and preventive measures as part of the…