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 […]

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 […]

Vietnam proposes tourism travel bubbles within ASEAN

Vietnam has suggested ASEAN to research safe “tourism travel bubbles” within the region amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Specifically, Vietnam wants ASEAN to research “travel bubbles” between “green countries” as a preliminary initiative in opening borders and forming safe travel zones, said Nguyen Manh Tien, deputy head of the National Assembly’s Foreign Affairs Committee. He made […]

TAT targets Chinese expats in Thailand to boost domestic tourism

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), in partnership with Alipay and Fliggy, has launched a campaign to encourage Chinese expats living in Thailand to travel domestically, as it banks on domestic tourism to jumpstart the industry’s recovery amid the pandemic. Run from August 24 to December 31, 2020, the campaign enables Chinese expats who live […]

New motorway opens more tourism destinations, attractions in Thailand’s Eastern Corridor

A 32-kilometre motorway opening in Thailand’s rapidly developing Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) will significantly enhance access to a broad range of new destinations, sites, and attractions in the coastal provinces of Chon Buri, Chachoengsao, and Rayong. The motorway will also facilitate connections between Bangkok’s main aviation hub of Suvarnabhumi Airport and the airport/seaport of U-tapao […]

Trip.com, AirAsia.com partner to revitalise tourism in China and SE Asia

China-based Trip.com Group has entered into a strategic partnership with AirAsia’s travel and lifestyle e-commerce platform, AirAsia.com, that will allow users of both digital platforms access to a wider range of product and service offerings. Under the partnership, both companies will collaborate on a range of popular products and services available on both digital platforms, including cooperation in […]

Cambodia prepares ‘travel bubble’ plan to aid tourism

The Ministry of Tourism is moving to restore the devastated tourism sector by preparing a so-called travel bubble plan to gradually receive international tourists, even if the Kingdom is seeing a rise in new cases of COVID-19. According to the Ministry of Health, the total number of known infections in Cambodia has reached 240 with […]

France provides $1.7million for Cambodia’s tourism sector

The French government, through the French Agency for Development (AFD), has provided a grant of 1.5 million euro ($ 1.7 million) to help restore  Cambodia’s post-Covid-19 tourism sector, according to the Ministry of Tourism. Cambodia’s tourism sector is severely affected during the outbreak Covid-19 due to the loss of foreign visitors, including the suspension of […]

King Power, Ministry of Tourism and Sports and TAT Launch Thailand Smiles With You campaign

King Power Group, in collaboration with the Ministry of Tourism and Sports, and the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), announces a phenomenal campaign ‘THAILAND SMILES WITH YOU’ which aims to promote Thailand to the world through Leicester City FC, a UK premier league team which boasts billion worldwide fans. The campaign highlights ‘Thai Smiles’ in the meaning of sending support […]