Hanoi postpones F1 race

Company contributor TTR Weekly

Vietnam has postponed the inaugural F1 VinFast Vietnam Grand Prix 2020, the first-ever F1 GP to be hosted in the country. It follows the postponement of the F1 2020 series opener in Melbourne Australia and the second race in Bahrain. “This is a tough decision as 2020 is the year Vietnam became one of the […]

ASEAN nations red flag Europe

Company contributor TTR Weekly

Nations across the 10-country ASEAN region are introducing bans on travel from Schengen visa countries in Europe and the United Kingdom. Cambodia has announced a ban on citizens from five countries: Italy, Germany, Spain, France, and the USA, effective 17 March. All schools in Siem Reap and Phnom Penh have closed with immediate effect, and […]

Airbnb Experiences serves up new Cooking category

Airbnb Experiences has introduced a new category of bookable experiences that will “unlock the hidden culinary traditions of families all around the world”, adding to the existing Adventure and Animals categories on the platform. The Cooking on Airbnb Experiences, which offers guests access to 3,000 unique recipes across over 75 countries globally, not only presents a new way for […]

Amadeus predicts five tech trends for business travel in SE Asia

‘Super apps’, voice-enabled bookings and 5G roll-out will have a significant impact on business travel in 2020, according to a new paper released by travel technology company Amadeus. Despite the growth of technologies that make virtual meetings possible, business travel spend in the region is still predicted to double between 2020 to 2025, with the […]

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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 […]


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 […]


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 […]