Finalists for the 2021 Experience Mekong Showcases announced

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PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION   Finalists for the 2021 Experience Mekong Showcases announced Public Voting is open to support small responsible businesses during these challenging times       Bangkok, July 27th, 2021:  The Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office is announcing the 15 Finalists of the Experience Mekong Showcases 2021 from Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand […]

Coronavirus policy updates

Travel around the world continues to be affected by the novel coronavirus, especially in the Greater Mekong Subregion where most of the countries are relying on the tourism industry. The Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office would like to take this opportunity to gather the government’s policies in which to provide aid and assistance to businesses in […]

Coronavirus Resource Page (last updated July 25)

Our hearts go out to you amid the devastation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. It cannot be overstated how difficult this time is for the global community, for the industry that is grinding to a halt, for your clients, for your companies, and for each of us as individuals. We will look back upon this […]

MTCO facilitated MeTAG Food Expert Group meeting on July 20, 2021

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On July 20. it was another good milestone from our MeTAG Food Expert Group during the call facilitate by Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office discussing the upcoming projects and how food tourism can contribute and be part of the tourism recovery in the region. Some good ideas and thoughts were raised to drive resilience as well. […]

MTCO co-organized the Experience Mekong Stories webinar on July 14, 2021

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On July 14, the Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office co-organized the Experience Mekong Stories, a series of webinars under the Mekong Stories initiative, in partnership with ASSET-H&C and Destination Mekong showcase inspiring stories from Experience Mekong Collections Members coping with challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. During the session, there were several fruitful stories from our panellists […]

The 14th info-graph of the COVID-19 Travel Situation in the Mekong Region as of July 15, 2021

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The 14th Info-graph of the COVID-19 Travel Situation in the Mekong Region as of July 15, 2021, giving a brief summary of travel restrictions in Cambodia, PR China, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand, and Viet Nam. Read the full text at https://bit.ly/31YUchC #tourismmekong #covid19 The 13th Info-graph of the COVID-19 Travel Situation in the Mekong Region […]

MTCO facilitated to organize the Chairs and Vice-Chairs of MeTAG Expert Group Meeting on July 7, 2021

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During the MeTAG Chairs and Vice-Chairs call on July 7, it was a productive discussion organized by Destination Mekong and facilitated by Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office to exchange valuable ideas and thoughts on best collaboration between the expert groups. . Thank you for all the passion and contribution to your expertise from Chairs and Vice-Chairs […]

MTCO to facilitate the initial call of MeTAG Expert Group of SDGs & Climate Change

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On July 6, the Mekong Tourism Advisory Group (MeTAG) Expert Group on SDGs & Climate Change was recently well established to address one of the most critical issues that need to be taken on serious action. . The call was very productive with enriched discussion facilitated by Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office among MeTAG members who […]

MTCO facilitated the MeTAG Education & Research group call on July 5, 2021

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On July 5, our MeTAG Education & Research group made excellent progress on their call facilitated by Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office. The meeting was to discuss the potential upcoming projects and how to actively collaborate between the education sector and the industry, especially on sustainable tourism and the hospitality industry. The recording is available here […]

MTCO Executive Director to join the panel of Rehabilitation of Cambodia’s Tourism post-Covid-19 Workshop on July 1

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On July 1, Mr Jens Thraenhart, outgoing MTCO Executive Director, was invited to speak on a panel at the Rehabilitation of Cambodia’s Tourism post-Covid-19 workshop organized by the Ministry of Tourism, Cambodia about tourism Rehabilitation Plan during and after Covid-19 and some key strategies to rebuild tourism through Mekong Tourism collaborative framework. Congratulations to ក្រសួងទេសចរណ៍ […]