MTCO met with Austrian ambassador to seek potential collaborations

Mr. Jens Thraenhart, Executive Director of MTCO, met with HE Mrs. Eva Hager, Austrian ambassador to Thailand, Cambodia, Lao PDR and Myanmar, at the Austrian Embassy Bangkok. They discussed potential collaboration between the Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office and the Austrian embassy in terms of tourism cooperation via MTCO initiatives in the #GMS #tourismmekong    

MTCO joined the panel and presented initiatives at PATA Destination Marketing Forum 2018

MTCO Executive Director Mr. Jens Thraenhart sat on the panel at PATA Destination Marketing Forum 2018 and presented how MTCO initiatives such as MekongMoments and the Mekong Mini Movie Festival collectively marketed all six GMS countries while also leveraging transborder collaboration from the public and private sectors of the region. #tourismmekong#MekongMoments#Minis#GMS#PATA#PDMF2018#TAT#TCEB  

HSMAI to Honour Mekong Tourism with Gold Adrian Award for Outstanding Travel Marketing Excellence in 2018 ‘Mekong Mini’s’ Festival Campaign

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION The Mekong Mini Movie Festival campaign has been recognised with the prestigious HSMAI Gold Adrian Award, one of the world’s most respected awards in the travel, tourism and hospitality industry. BANGKOK, November 15, 2018 – The Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) will honour the Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office […]

MTCO participated in the 2018 Forum of Lancang-Mekong Tourist Cities Cooperation in Sanya

The Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office participated in the 2018 Forum of Lancang-Mekong Tourist Cities Cooperation in Sanya, the beautiful scenic beach city in the southern coast of China on November 22-24, 2018 to collaboratively support and promote tourism within the six countries of the Mekong Region via multiple initiatives. Mekong Moments, Experience Mekong Collection, Mekong […]

Latest UNWTO Report Heralds Mekong Tourism Forum as an Inclusive Tourism Global Best Practice

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PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION The UNWTO report highlights the MTCO’s 2017 Mekong Tourism Forum in Luang Prabang, Lao PDR as a possible model for inclusive tourism across other destinations. BANGKOK, November 20, 2018 – A new United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) report praises Mekong Tourism’s 2017 Mekong Tourism Forum (MTF) as a global […]

MTCO presented at the 2nd UNWTO International Conference on World Civilizations and Historic Routes on November 15-16, 2018

Jens Thraenhart, Executive Director of the Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office, presenting at the 2nd UNWTO International Conference on World Civilizations and Historic Routes in Sofia, Bulgaria, hosted by the Ministry of Tourism of Bulgaria and the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) about the “Power of collaborative social commerce to build capacity and promote destinations […]

MTCO participated in the World Travel Market 2018 in London on November 5-7, 2018

The Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office participated in the World Travel Market 2018 in London on November 5-7, 2018 to collaboratively support and promote tourism within the six countries of the Mekong Region via multiple initiatives. Mekong Moments, Experience Mekong Collection, and others have been promoted and engaged to the relevant private sectors in the area to […]

BambooLao Wins Regional Travel Startup Competition

BambooLao from Luang Prabang, Lao PDR beat 111 entrants from across Southeast Asia to take top prize in the 2018 Mekong Innovative Startups in Tourism (MIST) challenge. The elite travel startup competition, supported by the Australian Government and Asian Development Bank, includes Asia’s most prominent travel-specialized venture capitalists among its advisors. MIST’s top prize comes […]

Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office prepares for 2nd annual Experience Mekong Collection Showcase

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PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION The Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office is calling for public nominations for responsible and sustainable travel experiences in the Greater Mekong Subregion as the second annual Experience Mekong Collection Showcase approaches.   BANGKOK, October 18, 2018 – The Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office (MTCO) is inviting the public to nominate their favourite […]