Cambodia Air flies to Danang

Cambodia Angkor Air will launch a new service, 27 October, linking Phnom Penh and Danang, a coastal gateway city in central Vietnam. The airline already flies from Siem Reap to Danang creating a direct flight between World Heritage towns in Vietnam’s central region ( Hue and Hoi An) and Siem Reap home of Cambodia’s World […]

Vietnam, Cambodia issue joint statement

Vietnam and Cambodia have issued a joint statement on the occasion of the Vietnam visit by Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen from October 4-5 at the invitation of his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Xuan Phuc. Following is the full text of the joint statement: 1. At the invitation of H.E. […]

Vietnamese and Lao provinces enhance cooperation

NDO – High-ranking delegations of Thua Thien – Hue and Salavan provinces from Vietnam and Laos, respectively, held talks in the Lao locality on September 18, as part of their cooperation programme. Leaders of the two provinces informed each other of their socio-economic developments and the coordination in maintaining security and order and protecting the […]

Vietnam Airlines to fly non-stop to Bali, Phuket

Two direct flights of Vietnam Airlines connecting Ho Chi Minh City with Thailand’s Phuket and Indonesia’s Bali will make their debut on October 27. Catering to growing travel demand of holiday-goers to Southeast Asia’s beach holiday destinations, the national flag carrier will eventually operate the HCMC-Bali route with seven flights a week. Each flight will […]

Xiamen Airlines to fly to Sihanoukville

Xiamen Airlines will add the Cambodian coastal city of Sihanoukville to its list of international destinations with a daily service due to begin later this month. The maiden flight for the airlines’ route connecting Xiamen, in China’s southeastern Fujian province, and Sihanoukville will take off on Sept 23, the company said in its website. The […]

MTCO Executive Director presenting at the Northeast Asia Tourism Forum

My third time presenting at the Northeast Asia Tourism Forum, hosted by Jilin Department of Culture and Tourism and organized by the Greater Tumen Initiative (GTI) Secretariat. Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office was asked to share learnings of regional tourism cooperation, successful stakeholder engagement and program implementation. My first time at the NEATF was seven years ago as […]

AirAsia in talks to set up Myanmar airline

Tony Fernandes’ AirAsia Bhd is in talks with a potential partner to open an airline serving Myanmar, in a move that would help the low-cost carrier cover up to 95% of the Southeast Asian travel market. In an interview with Reuters on Monday, the airline’s group chief executive said he also expected AirAsia’s Vietnam joint […]

MTCO Executive Director to attend and present at the Managing for Development Results International Seminar in Argentina

What an incredible learning experience to hear the experiences of top experts from the Asian Development Bank – ADB, African Development Bank, Inter-American Development Bank and senior government officials about the progress of the implementation of the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals. A great honour to give the keynote presentation on how the SDGs connect to […]

Cambodia Air adds service to Danang

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Cambodia Angkor Air will start a new service, 27 October, linking Cambodia’s capital Phnom Penh with Danang in central Vietnam. Danang is the closest airport to the ancient port town of Hoi An in central Vietnam designated a UNESCO World Heritage site. The city is also famous for its beach resorts and golf courses. At […]

Phnom Penh-Da Nang direct flight scheduled for October

Cambodia Angkor Air, the national flag carrier, has targeted late October to launch direct flights between Phnom Penh and Da Nang, in central Vietnam. The announcement was made after a meeting on Thursday between Ministry of Tourism and Cambodia Angkor Air, represented by the company’s CEO Hoang Manh Tuan. Mr Hoang said the company sought […]