All national parks in Thailand are closed from 25 March, 2020, until further notice

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) would like to inform international and domestic tourists that all national parks and forest parks in Thailand are closed to visitors from today, 25 March until further notice. There are currently 133 national parks in Thailand with Khao Yai National Park being the country’s first (established 1962) and Doi […]

Laos launches APPS, PRN at int’l airports amid COVID-19 pandemic

The Immigration Department under the Lao Ministry of Public Security has launched an advanced passenger processing system (APPS) and passenger name record (PNR) for pre-screening of air passengers at international airports. A press conference on the twin systems was recently held in Lao capital Vientiane and chaired by Director General of Immigration Department Saysaming Sivilay, […]

ITB Berlin 2020 cancelled

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ITB Berlin 2020 is cancelled due to the rapid spread of Covid-19 Messe Berlin reported in a press statement late Friday evening. The decision was made following strong recommendations from the Federal Ministry of Health and the Federal Ministry of Economics during the course of the day that presured  Messe Berlin to cancel the show […]

Myanmar: Inclusive tourism development with focus on Kayah State and extension to Tanintharyi Region

Running from December 2017 until June 2021, the International Trade Centre’s NTF IV Inclusive Tourism project in Myanmar is focused on fostering economic opportunities through the development of sustainable tourism products in Myanmar – consolidating previous project results in Kayah State and extending activities to Tanintharyi Region. In addition, the project supports Myanmar’s tourism industry […]

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, […]