TCEB test drives hybrid events

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The Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) is counting on hybrid meetings to get the country’s events business back on the road to recovery. It tested a hybrid event Thailand MICE United, earlier this month, reaching out to meeting suppliers, entrepreneurs and prospective clients. International events are not likely to return to Thailand until late […]

ADB Supports Thailand’s Green, Social, and Sustainability Bonds for COVID-19 Recovery

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is assisting the Government of Thailand in designing, issuing, and monitoring innovative capital market initiatives as part of the country’s recovery from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in a manner aligned with the 2015 Paris Agreement and the UN Sustainable Development Goals. ADB’s technical assistance through the Association of Southeast […]

China’s tourism authority warns of COVID-19 ahead of national holiday

China’s Ministry of Culture and Tourism on Wednesday issued a notice on COVID-19 prevention, calling on tourists to protect themselves during the upcoming National Day and Mid-Autumn Festival holiday. Tourists should learn about the epidemic prevention measures required by tourist attractions in advance, and make appointments before their visits, the ministry said. The notice also […]

Surat Thani targets Mice for recovery

Surat Thani is gearing up for business travel, hoping to lure Mice (meetings, incentives, conventions and exhibitions) visitors as it looks to recover from the pandemic. Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) president Chiruit Isarangkun Na Ayuthaya said the province is a unique tourism location with the infrastructure to serve as a Mice destination. TCEB […]

Hanoi’s tourism sector moves to welcome visitors again

As the resurgence of COVID-19 in Vietnam has been basically brought under control, the tourism sector in the capital city of Hanoi has been swiftly making plans to attract visitors again and gradually return to previous levels of growth. This time of year is Hanoi’s peak for tourism, with surging numbers of both domestic and […]

Cambodia Angkor Air launches new route to Zhengzhou

The national flag carrier, Cambodia Angkor Air says it will launch a new route from Phnom Penh capital to Zhengzhou today, the southern bank of the yellow river and the birthplace of the Yellow emperor of the China People’s Republic (CPR). Cambodia Angkor Air’s public relations and branding division Deputy General Manager Sowath Panharidh said […]

Mekong Tourism & SUNx Malta Announce Scholarships for Climate Friendly Travel

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Supporting Students & Professionals From The Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) countries – Cambodia, the People’s Republic of China, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand, and Viet Nam.   Bangkok, September 22, 2020: Thanks to Malta’s Minister for Tourism and Consumer Protection, Hon. Julia Farrugia Portelli, and the Institute for Tourism Studies Malta, SUNx Malta and The Mekong […]

Ministry vows Bangkok special tourist visa arrivals by October

The Tourism Ministry has pledged to bring the first batch of international tourists to Thailand by October, with Bangkok as the primary destination, and it wants tourism operators to gear up marketing plans right away. “Tour operators can start promoting long-stay packages via the special tourist visa (STV) to potential customers now, while tourists can […]

Vietjet to restart select international flights from Vietnam

Vietnam’s budget carrier Vietjet will reopen some of its regular international flights from Vietnam to Japan, South Korea and Taiwan from September 29, 2020. The airline will operate once-weekly flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Tokyo’s Narita every Tuesday, and one flight per week from Ho Chi Minh City to Seoul’s Incheon every Wednesday. […]