Myanmar Announces Strategic Roadmap for Tourism Recover

Myanmar announces Strategic Roadmap for Tourism Recovery.  The announcement was made by H.E. U Ohn Maung, Union Minister of Ministry of Hotels and Tourism in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday, providing guidelines for implementation of the plan. During the meeting the Union Minister said “The tourism industry in the “new normal” condition will re-operate step by […]

Mekong Tourism Forum postponed to February 2021

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  PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION MEKONG TOURISM FORUM   Mekong Tourism Forum postponed to February 2021 Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office and Myanmar Ministry of Hotels and Tourism decide to postpone the regional flagship tourism conference to 2021 amid the COVID-19 pandemic Bangkok May 26, 2020: The Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office (MTCO) announced on Saturday, […]

Mekong Innovative Startups in Tourism (MIST) open 2020 call for applications in travel technology and social impact categories

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PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION MEKONG INNOVATIVE STARTUPS IN TOURISM   Mekong Innovative Startups in Tourism (MIST) open 2020 call for applications in travel technology and social impact categories 4th annual MIST program aims to expedite tourism industry growth, create an ecosystem that inspires innovation, and promote sustainability in tourism   Bangkok May 20, 2020:  […]

TAT webinar project prepares travel industry professionals for post-COVID-19 reality

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is launching a series of online webinar events for travel industry professionals to help them prepare for the realities of travel in the post-COVID-19 era. TAT is offering more than 30 online courses on different topics that offer market insights on international tourist arrivals from different regions. The curriculum […]

Myanmar Tourism Marketing Kicks off Series of Online Panel Discussion

Myanmar Tourism Marketing initiated the series of online panel discussion – topic based on the “Covid-19 Wave & Myanmar Tourism Industry” on this Saturday.  Each panel discussion will be broadcasted live twice a week (every Saturday and Wednesday 1 PM Myanmar Time) for the month of May at MTM facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/myanmartourismmarketing Over 3000 people watched […]

TAT opens “Amazing Market” Facebook group to support local communities and restaurants

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has created a public Facebook group “Amazing Market” to offer a free platform for local communities, entrepreneurs and restaurants to generate revenue during the current Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) crisis. The group now has over 8,000 members comprising sellers, shoppers or both. The main language is Thai as the […]

MTCO is introducing Mekong Heroes

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Seeking nominations of inspiring, dedicated and innovative leaders in travel and tourism in the Greater Mekong Subregion Bangkok, April 15, 2020:  Achieving a prosperous and sustainable tourism industry relies on committed leaders with vision and determination. The Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office (MTCO) is introducing the Mekong Heroes, an initiative operated by the public-private partnership framework Destination […]

Thailand grants automatic visa extensions for foreigners affected by COVID-19 crisis

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) would like to inform foreigners in Thailand who have been affected by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) that they will be granted automatic visa extensions. The measure, which was announced this evening, 8 April, 2020, in the Royal Thai Government Gazette with immediate effect, covers three groups of foreigners […]

Thailand extends a ban on inbound passenger flights until 18 April, 2020

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) would like to provide further update that Thailand’s ban on all incoming passenger flights has been extended for the period from 00.01 Hrs. of 7 April, 2020, until 23.59 Hrs. of 18 April, 2020, from previously covering a three-day period from 00.01 Hrs. of 04 April, 2020, until 23.59 Hrs. […]

TAT update: Thailand imposes nighttime curfew from 3 April, 2020, until further notice

The Tourism Authority of Thailand would like to provide the latest update that Thailand has imposed a nationwide nighttime curfew to contain the spread of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). In a televised address to the nation, Thai Prime Minister, General Prayut Chan-o-cha, has announced the 22.00 – 04.00 Hrs. curfew, effective from tomorrow, 3 April, […]