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March 20, 2019
Mekong Tourism to launch second annual Mekong Mini Movie Festival at Asian Tourism Forum 19 in Ha Long, Vietnam.
The 2019 Mekong Tourism Forum at ITB Berlin (MTF@ITB) will feature a partnered showcase between Mekong Tourism and PATA regarding this year’s elected theme of ‘Leveraging Visual Storytelling to Promote Destinations and Effect Change’..ReadMore

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March 6, 2019
In partnership with PATA, the Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office will hold its annual Mekong Tourism Forum at ITB Berlin for the third consecutive year.
The 2019 Mekong Tourism Forum at ITB Berlin (MTF@ITB) will feature a partnered showcase between Mekong Tourism and PATA regarding this year’s elected theme of ‘Leveraging Visual Storytelling to Promote Destinations and Effect Change’..ReadMore
December 21, 2018
Mekong Tourism launches new visual storytelling campaign ‘Mekong From Above’ to showcase the best aerial photos and videos in the Southeast Asian Subregion.
BANGKOK, December 21, 2018 – The “Mekong From Above” aerial photo and video contest, the first of its kind in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS), provides an opportunity for amateur and professional photographers to compete by capturing aerial photos and videos of the amazing landscapes, astonishing heritage, and numerous rich traditions of the region….ReadMore
December 18, 2018
Mekong Tourism launches public voting for the first annual Mekong Mini Movie Festival ahead of its launch of the Mekong Minis at ATF 19 in Ha Long, Vietnam.
BANGKOK, December 18, 2018 – The MTCO is calling bloggers, videographers, travel enthusiasts, and the public at large to vote for their favourite Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) destination videos at www.mekongminis.com to afford short-listed participants a chance to win trips in the region and hotel stays worth up to $16,000 USD ..ReadMore
November 20, 2018
Latest UNWTO Report Heralds Mekong Tourism Forum as an Inclusive Tourism Global Best Practice.
BANGKOK, November 20, 2018 – A new United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) report praises Mekong Tourism’s 2017 Mekong Tourism Forum (MTF) as a global best practice in inclusive tourism..ReadMore
November 15, 2018
HSMAI to Honour Mekong Tourism with Gold Adrian Award for Outstanding Travel Marketing Excellence in 2018 ‘Mekong Mini’s’ Festival Campaign.
BANGKOK, November 15, 2018 – The Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) will honour the Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office (MTCO) with a Gold Adrian Award for digital marketing excellence displayed in its 2018 Mekong Mini Movie Festival, a social media campaign that has earned a global reach of over 7 million people to date..ReadMore
October 19, 2018
Vietnamese Startup Ecohost Takes Second Prize in
Regional 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...ReadMore
October 19, 2018
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..ReadMore
October 18, 2018
Mekong Tourism selects responsible tourism leaders for its 3rd annual Experience Mekong Collection Showcase.
BANGKOK, October 18, 2018 – Created two years ago to both recognize and encourage sustainable and respsible tourism development, Mekong Tourism initiative the Experience Mekong Collection (EMC) Showcase has tilted its spotlight on six new organisations for the third annual showcase release…ReadMore
October 18, 2018
Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office prepares for 2nd annual Experience Mekong Collection Showcase.
BANGKOK, October 18, 2018 – The Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office (MTCO) is inviting the public to nominate their favourite Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) small businesses on www.experiencemekong.org to determine next year’s 2019 Experience Mekong Collection Showcase. The nomination deadline is December 1, 2018...ReadMore
October 17, 2018
Mekong Tourism partners with TAT to feature nine new travel corridors on travel inspirational platform Mekong Moments.
BANGKOK, October 17, 2018 – Through collaborative efforts from the Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office (MTCO) and the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), nine new travel corridors have been added to social commerce web platform Mekong Moments in an effort to help promote some of Thailand’s hidden treasures within the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS)...ReadMore
September 18, 2018
Inaugural Mekong Mini Movie Festival decides on first round of winners while setting the stage for its final award ceremony in early 2019.
BANGKOK, September 18, 2018 – If you pull open the curtain of this year’s first annual Mekong Minis Movie Festival contest, this is what you will see – a collection of 60-second-long doses of euphoria, and while 12 submissions have already been bestowed reward, Mekong Tourism judges will select another set of winners to round off the year-long contest in early 2019..ReadMore
September 18, 2018
MTCO receives 2018 PATA Gold Marketing Industry Award for exemplary excellence showcased in its ‘Mekong Moments’ campaign.
BANGKOK, September 18, 2018 – The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Travel Mart 18, held in Langkawi, Malaysia on September 14, saw the Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office (MTCO) receive reward for its exemplary work in tourism industry marketing for the Pacific Asia region..ReadMore
September 24, 2018
Mekong Tourism featured in new tourism research report supported by Google alongside companies Airbnb and Grab.
BANGKOK, September 24, 2018 – Amid showcasing its social inspirational campaign platform mekongmoments.com, the Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office (MTCO) has been featured as a driving force for tourism growth in the Asia Pacific region in a Google supported report published by the Pacific Asia Tourism Association (PATA) and Oxford Economics company Tourism Economics...ReadMore
August 27, 2018
Mekong Tourism vows to tackle issue
of single-use plastic pollution in Greater Mekong Subregion

BANGKOK, August 27, 2018 – Amid recent reports of the Mekong River’s massive contribution of plastic waste in the world’s oceans, Mekong Tourism stakeholders hammered down on a commitment to significantly reduce the river-bound waste in the short term at this year’s Mekong Tourism Forum (MTF)..ReadMore
August 20, 2018
Mekong Tourism Forum innovates by integrating rural villages
as conference venues and stimulating dialogue.
BANGKOK, August 20, 2018 – The Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office has become known for innovative ways of organizing conferences in sustainable, inclusive, and environmentally friendly ways..ReadMore
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