MTCO to join and discuss on the panel at ASEAN Gastronomy Fair

Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office was invited to join and discuss on the panel about the art and trend of food under the theme “Urban meets rural” at the ASEAN Gastronomy fair on April 10. Some of MTCO initiatives for instance Experience Mekong Collection and MekongMoments were showcased to promote gastronomy tourism experience in the GMS. #tourismmekong #gastronomy#gastronomytourism #ASEAN

Weekly featured member of the Experience Mekong Collection: CRAFT LINK – Ha Noi, Viet Nam

A not – for – profit organisation showcases crafts from minority groups in Vietnam. The main mission is dedicated to helping revive and revitalise traditional handicrafts as well as improve the livelihoods of minority groups in Viet Nam through handicraft production and marketing.   Find out more about Craft Link, please visit Download the […]

MTCO had a meeting with DASTA for a future collaboration

Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office had a meeting with Dasta Thailand to discuss how best DASTA could get involved with MTCO initiatives to mutually promote sustainable tourism in Thailand in accordance with their own frameworks. Fruitful and productive discussions took place and led to several potential partnership programs and collaborations. This is very exciting and we are […]

Weekly featured member of the Experience Mekong Collection: Dacco – Yangon, Myanmar

Dacco was founded in 2008 and, it showcases the beautiful crafts by tribes from all over Myanmar, including Shan, Chin, Naga, Karen and much more. The main focus of their products are local fabrics and textiles, and they sell gorgeous bags, camera straps, apparel made from those materials. They also sell jewellery, sandals, baskets and […]

China bundles MTF for delegates

China, the host for this year’s Mekong Tourism Forum, will require delegates to sign up for an inclusive package to attend the event scheduled 28 to 29 May in Dali, Yunnan province. Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office executive director, Jens Thraenhart, confirmed in the latest MTCO newsletter that the conference would remain free for delegates but […]

MTCO to co-organise the GMS workshop of sustainable management

Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office (MTCO) was co-organised, and the Executive Director Jens Thraenhart was invited to give a presentation at the workshop of sustainable management for a cultural heritage site in the Greater Mekong Subregion organised by Department of Tourism Thailand. Multiple initiatives were showcasing to audiences as insights and guidelines to be aligned with the destination […]

MTCO Executive director to give a talk at Mahidol University

Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office (MTCO) Executive director Jens Thraenhart was invited to give a talk at the international college of Mahidol University about responsible tourism strategies in the Mekong Region to promote the region as well as showcasing best practices execution in the region.   MTCO would like to thank Dr Walanchalee Wattana for her continued effort to strengthen […]

MTCO to meet with LINE exploring potential collaborations

The Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office met with LINE Thailand to share information about the MTCO’s initiatives while also discussing collaboration opportunities regarding tourism promotion in Thailand. Discussions were very productive and exciting as cooperation with the private sector continues to grow in the region. #TourismMekong #LineThailand