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

MTCO to meet with TAT discussing about MIST

Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office had a productive meeting with the Tourism Investment Promotion Department, Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) to discuss the potential partnership between MTCO’s and TAT’s startup programs as well as exchange some ideas to explore ways of collaborating on future programs to promote and develop startups from Thailand regionally and globally. Discussions […]

Weekly featured member of Experience Mekong Collection: Horse Pen 46 Hostel – Yunnan, P.R. China

Horse Pen 46 is the first youth-hostel style guesthouse in the ancient town of Shaxi. Owned and operated by experienced backpackers, our guesthouse is designed for the young adventurous backpackers, independent travellers, and travelling families alike. Horse Pen 46 maintains the traditional look and feel of the local architecture, with minimum modifications to the original […]