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PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION Mekong Tourism Forum innovates by integrating rural villages as conference venues and stimulating dialogue   This year’s Mekong Tourism Forum in Nakhon Phanom, Thailand hosted themed strategy workshops in eight different ethnic villages in an effort to partner with local villagers to maximise tourism opportunities. BANGKOK, August 20, 2018 – […]

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PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION    Mekong Tourism vows to tackle issue of single-use plastic pollution in Greater Mekong Subregion   Mekong Tourism Stakeholders pledge to reduce single-use plastic in the Greater Mekong Subregion during the Mekong Tourism Forum 2018 held in Nakhon Phanom, Thailand in July. BANGKOK, August 27, 2018 – Amid recent reports […]

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PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION    Mekong Tourism featured in new tourism research report supported by Google alongside companies Airbnb and Grab   The report features the Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office as a leading force in an effort to drive sustainable tourism growth in the Asia Pacific region. BANGKOK, September 24, 2018 – Amid showcasing […]

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PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION     MTCO receives 2018 PATA Gold Marketing Industry Award for exemplary excellence showcased in its ‘Mekong Moments’ campaign The Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office (MTCO) accepted one of 30 PATA Gold awards during this year’s PATA Travel Mart held in Langkawi, Malaysia on September 14.    BANGKOK, September 18, 2018 […]

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PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION     Mekong Tourism partners with TAT to feature nine new travel corridors on travel inspirational platform Mekong Moments Together with TAT, Mekong Tourism has launched a new promotional campaign on Mekong Moments to shine light on regional tourism and thematic attractions in Thailand and the region to inspire tourism […]

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PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION     Inaugural Mekong Mini Movie Festival decides on first round of winners while setting the stage for its final award ceremony in early 2019 Mekong Mini Movie Festival judges selected its first 12 winners for their outstanding work in visually showcasing experiences in member countries of the Greater Mekong […]

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EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE 19 OCTOBER 2018, 12:20 PM GMT+8 BambooLao Wins Regional Travel Startup Competition SINGAPORE (October 19, 2018) – BambooLao from Luang Prabang, Lao PDR beat 111 entrants from across Southeast Asia to take top prize in the 2018 Mekong Innovative Startups in Tourism (MIST) challenge. The elite travel startup competition, supported by the […]

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EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE 19 OCTOBER 2018, 12:20 PM GMT+8 Vietnamese Startup Ecohost Takes Second Prize inRegional Travel Startup Competition SINGAPORE (October 19, 2018) – Vietnamese startup travel company Ecohost beat out 110 competitors to take second prize in the 2018 Mekong Innovative Startups in Tourism (MIST) challenge. The elite travel startup competition receives support from […]

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EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE 19 OCTOBER 2018, 12:20 PM GMT+8 Vietnamese Startup Ecohost Takes Second Prize inRegional Travel Startup Competition SINGAPORE (October 19, 2018) – Vietnamese startup travel company Ecohost beat out 110 competitors to take second prize in the 2018 Mekong Innovative Startups in Tourism (MIST) challenge. The elite travel startup competition receives support from […]

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PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION     Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office prepares for 2nd annual Experience Mekong Collection Showcase   The Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office is calling for public nominations for responsible and sustainable travel experiences in the Greater Mekong Subregion as the second annual Experience Mekong Collection Showcase approaches. BANGKOK, October 18, 2018 – […]