Thailand targets millennials, quality tourists in Indian market

Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) will be targeting millennials and quality tourists in India this year, projecting a 10 per cent growth from the Indian market in 2020. TAT’s new marketing campaign for the Indian market in 2020 will also be themed to attract more Thai millennial travellers to India, seeing how the category has […]

Film and tourism join hands at the Asia Destination Film Forum 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE       Film and tourism join hands at the Asia Destination Film Forum 2020 Over 200 delegates convened to attend sessions by industry leaders in tourism and film to celebrate the impact films have on tourism marketing and sustainability at Quaint Bangkok on 30 January 2020.   (BANGKOK, THAILAND, Saturday, February […]

Myanmar Ranks the highest spike on the world’s fastest growing travel destinations

Myanmar Ranks the highest spike on the world’s fastest-growing travel destinations Myanmar was ranked the highest spike among the world’s 20 fastest growing travel destinations in 2019, according to the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO). Myanmar topped the ranking list with a year-on-year increase of 40.2 percent in the number of tourists in 2019, followed by […]

Winners honored at the Asia Destination Film Awards in Bangkok

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Winners honored at the Asia Destination Film Awards in Bangkok From close to 1,000 submissions, ten winners were chosen by a panel of judges and the public to receive the Asia Destination Film Awards 2020 in the categories Tourism Boards, Travel Industry, Filmmakers, User-generated Content, and Sustainable Travel. (BANGKOK, THAILAND, Wednesday, […]

Strategy Partnerships Meeting at National Innovation Agency, Thailand

On February 5, MTCO had a strategy partnership meeting at National Innovation Agency, Thailand to plan for the 2020 Mekong Innovative Startups in Tourism program. Applications for startups to participate in the MIST program will open in March. #tourismmekong More information will be available at www. MIST.asia.  

Confident Thailand maintains schedule of tourism events

As a firm demonstration of her health surveillance systems for disease control and confidence that activities can carry on as usual amid Novel Coronavirus incidents, Thailand will carry on with tourism events and activities that have been planned for this month and the next. According to a statement from the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), […]

Film fans meet for a forum

Proudly contributed by Andrew J. Wood

The 2nd Asia Destination Film Forum held yesterday in Bangkok proved that interest in the art form had a wide audience throughout Asia. The Forum took place at Quaint in Bangkok’s trendy neighbourhood district of that transverses Thonglor and Ekkamai. Quaint turned out to be an inspired venue choice, an eclectic mix of house, warehouse […]

Myanmar receives over 4mil foreign tourists in 2019

Myanmar received over 4.36 million foreign visitors in 2019, said the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism has announced. Tourist arrivals of 2019 increased by 23%, compared to the same period of the year 2018 when over 3.55 million foreign travellers arrived in Myanmar, the ministry said. The ministry recently announced granting visa-on-arrivals to ordinary passport […]

Finalists for the Asia Destination Film Awards announced

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Finalists for the Asia Destination Film Awards announced Thirty-four films of a total of almost 1,000 submissions were chosen as the finalists to the Asia Destination Film Awards 2020. Public voting is open until 29 January on www.destinationfilmforum.com   (BANGKOK, THAILAND, Tuesday, January 28, 2020) – With close to 1,000 submissions and a total […]