Corporate Social Responsibility, COVID-19 Innovations, Hospitality, Thailand

Centara cares for communities

May 18, 2020

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, recently donated 1,500 food boxes to the Thai Government’s Public Relations Department, as part of its ongoing efforts to help those communities…

Corporate Social Responsibility, COVID-19 Innovations, Government, Thailand, Tourism

TAT Headquarters reopens after 8-week WFH marking with a ‘Pantry of Sharing’

May 18, 2020

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) today resumes operations at the headquarters after eight weeks under the work from home (WFH) approach and marks the occasion with a ‘Pantry of…

Government, Technology, Tourism

TAT launches a mini site dedicated to Amazing Thailand SHA project

May 18, 2020

he Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has launched a mini site dedicated to the “Amazing Thailand Safety and Health Administration: SHA” project, and part of the efforts to mitigate the…

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

VIETNAM PUBLISHES ‘STAY AT HOME WITH VIETNAM’ KIT FOR HOUSEBOUND TRAVELLERS

May 17, 2020

Those who have had to cancel or cut short trips to Vietnam, or are unable to travel to the country this year may enjoy exploring the activities in the ‘Stay…

China PR, COVID-19 Innovations, Outside LMR, Technology, Tourism, Tours

China’s Tourist Sites Draw Virtual Crowds, Real Cash

May 15, 2020

On March 1, the Potala Palace in Lhasa welcomed a record-breaking 1 million-plus tourists. But all of these “visitors” to the UNESCO World Heritage Site in Tibet arrived via their…

Academia, COVID-19 Innovations, Health, Thailand

Chula Research Team Produces Spray for Fabric Masks to Help Prevent COVID-19 and PM 2.5 Dust

May 15, 2020

A Chula Research Team has invented a spray, Shield+ Protecting Spray, to make fabric masks waterproof and more effective in protecting against viruses and germs. The spray is an alternative…

Academia, COVID-19 Innovations, Health, Technology, Thailand

Chula Responds to COVID-19 Crisis with Digital Innovations

May 15, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt the norm, Chulalongkorn University is dedicated to look for solutions and develop research and innovations. In collaboration with the university departments and external…

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

Locall.bkk – Helping restaurants in the community survive

May 15, 2020

Lives of many restaurant owners have changed in the blink of an eye during COVID-19, as many people now choose to stay home and order food in. Despite the popularity…

China PR, COVID-19 Innovations, Government, Technology

Coronavirus AI helmet in China

May 15, 2020

China has been gradually recovering from the high mortality rates of COVID-19, with lockdowns and travel bans being lifted across its cities. To continue monitoring the virus, epidemic prevention and…

Cambodia, COVID-19 Innovations, Laos, Myanmar, Non-profit, Thailand, Wildlife

Feeding Asia’s elephants in a Covid-19 era

May 15, 2020

Elephants are the biggest victims of the Covid-19 pandemic, literally. There is a danger that many elephants may starve to death with no tourists visiting camps and sanctuaries across South…