Virtual Destination Mekong Summit provides actionable insights for travel and tourism industry during COVID-19

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION DESTINATION MEKONG SUMMIT   Virtual Destination Mekong Summit provides actionable insights for travel and tourism industry during COVID-19 Session videos now available online to watch for free Bangkok, September 8, 2020: The 1st Destination Mekong Summit was organized virtually by UNWTO Affiliate Member Strategies as a lead partner of Destination […]

First Mekong Hero announced at Destination Mekong Summit

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PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION   First Mekong Hero announced at Destination Mekong Summit Founder of Thailand Community-based Tourism Institute honored Bangkok, July 7, 2020:  The  ‘Mekong Heroes’ is a new program, initiated by the Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office (MTCO) and Destination Mekong, to celebrate colleagues in Mekong tourism who work tirelessly behind the scenes […]

Winners of the 2020 Experience Mekong Showcases announced

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PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION   Winners of the 2020 Experience Mekong Showcases announced   Bangkok, August 28, 2020:  The Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office announced the 6 Winners of the 2020 Experience Mekong Showcases. From 60 shortlisted businesses of the over 350 Experience Mekong Collection members, nearly 10,000 eligible votes narrowed down to 18 finalists […]

White Paper Released on Principles and Priorities for Restarting Tourism in Myanmar

Myanmar Tourism Marketing (MTM) held a series of online panel dialogues and discussions entitled “The COVID-19 Wave and Myanmar’s Tourism Industry,” in May 2020. During the online panel discussions Industry leaders from private sector, INGOs and Government Officials have discussed and share insights and suggestions on current challenges. With the support of the Development Partners […]

Virtual Destination Mekong Summit to offer recommendations and insights for travel businesses during COVID-19 to prepare for a balanced tourism recovery

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION DESTINATION MEKONG SUMMIT     Bangkok, August 5, 2020:  In the afternoon of Tuesday, August 25th , the Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office is hosting a half-day Virtual Destination Mekong Summit, organized by public-private partnership Destination Mekong, with sponsorship of UNWTO Affiliate Member Chameleon Strategies, under the theme of “Balanced Tourism […]

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 […]