Bangkok hosts Lower Mekong Tourism Cities Summit

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*mayorsBANGKOK 07 November 2014, (NNT)-Bangkok and 4 majors cities in Lower Mekong Sub-regions have worked closely together to turn their capital cities into global destinations for visitors from all over the world.

The 3rd Lower Mekong Tourism Cities Mayors Summit is aimed at promoting tourism and cultural cooperation among cities in the lower Mekong Sub-region, which will improve the quality of goods and services, boost respective areas’ tourism and attractions, and enhance friendship and cooperation.

Mayors and governors of the Lower Mekong Tourism Cities, which include Bangkok, Ho Chi Minh city, Phnom Penh, and Vientiane participated in the summit. Through cultural and tourism development exchanges, all the four cities will seek to elevate the quality of service in an integrated and sustainable manner in preparation for the integration into the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC).

Bangkok Governer, M.R. Sukhumbhand Paribatra, talked about the 5 major agreements that are key factors in driving the tourism industry forward.

The Summit covers 5 key matters : To promote and support cultural affair, reflect the importance of safety and security of the tourist, realize regional tourism standards, create and develop new tourism routes among member cities and jointly undertake tourism promotional activities.

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