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Greater Mekong Subregion: Twenty Years of Partnership

Experience the Mekong Region through the lens of other Travellers. Share your travel stories with"><b>#TourismMekong</b><p>Engage with us on social media …

Thai Tourism Resort Islands Enjoy Solid 2016

The Thai resort islands of Samui and Phuket enjoyed solid arrivals growth in 2016, which has implications for their respective hotel markets. C9 …

Thailand

Yunnan, China Positions as Global Tourist Destination

<i>With its beautiful landscapes and diverse ethnic population, Southwest China’s Yunnan Province has become one of the trendiest tourist destinations</i> …

First China-Myanmar Tourism Forum Next Week

Myanmar will hold its first tourism forum with China next week.<p>The inaugural China-Myanmar Tourism Cooperation Forum will take place at the Myanmar …

China

Thailand Scraps SIM-Tracking, Extends Free Visas ...

Plans for special SIM cards for tourists have finally been scrapped by Thailand’s national telecom regulator after facing strong opposition from the …

Thailand

Thailand Tourism Minister Wants Big-Spending Women

Thailand needs more female tourists –- particularly from Japan and India — as they usually spend more than male travellers, according to Thailand’s …

Travel

Dual Pricing a Pain Point in Myanmar, Thailand Travel?

<i>Myanmar Tourism Federation and the Tourism Authority of Thailand recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to promote tourism between the</i> …

Travel

“Colors of the Northwest” Launched in Lao Cai, Vietnam

“Colors of the Northwest” has been selected as the theme for Vietnam’s National Tourism Year 2017 which opened last weekend in Lao Cai city, Lao Cai …

Asia

The Woman Who Weaved a Thai Community Together

Villagers of Ban Na Ton Chan community in Sukhothai’s Si Satchanalai district describe Sangiam Sawaenglap as kind, caring and diligent. She is the …

Thailand

Myanmar's Booming Hotel, Tourism Sector

As of January 2017, Myanmar’s hotel and tourism sector has received foreign investment of more than $2.687 billion. A growing economy is leading to …

Tourism

Son Tra Mountain Named Vietnam National Tourism Site

Son Tra Mountain in Vietnam will become a national tourism site that will host a “luxury eco-tour resort complex” by 2030, it was announced at a …

Travel

Vietnamese Wind Energy Farmers Explore Ecotourism

Phu Lac wind farm<p>Binh Thuan Wind Energy Association is planning to develop ecotourism at wind farms in Vietnam to raise funds and further develop …

Renewable Energy

DMC Hopeful following Myanmar, Thailand Deal

The head of one of Myanmar’s biggest DMCs has said that he is hopeful that a new agreement between Thailand and Myanmar will lead to greater …

South-east Asia

China’s New Religious Pilgrims Flock to Yunnan

Jeremy Eccles writing for <i>The Australian</i>:<p>“During two recent tours through western China I’ve been able to observe the immensity of domestic tourism as …

China

Hotels in Oversupply in Cambodia?

As Cambodia’s construction sector continues to see a surge in investment — a record $8.53 billion last year — the boom has caused problems within the …

Boutique Hotels

Thai January Tourism Arrivals up 6.5%, Revenue up 12%

International tourist arrivals in Thailand rose 6.5% in January from a year earlier, with a recovery in the number of visitors from China after a …

Tourism

ASEAN at ITB: Culture, Cocktails, Fashion, and a Chat

<i>ASEAN will be celebrating its 50th anniversary at ITB Berlin this year with cultural shows in some of its members’ pavilions, and two invitation-only</i> …

South-east Asia

Human Capital a “Strategic Pillar” of Mekong Tourism - Mekong Tourism

<i>A knowledge-sharing session open to all ITB Berlin delegates will investigate the human capital development (HCD) challenges facing the travel &</i> …

Tourism

The Code announces its upcoming Industry Training Session on Preventing Sexual Exploitation of Children in Travel and Tourism (SECTT) in Pattaya

It is with great pleasure that <b>UNICEF Thailand</b>, together with <b>The CODE</b>, invites you to <b>An Industry Training Session on Preventing Sexual Exploitation of</b> …

Executive Director Khiri Reach | YAANA Ventures

<i>Khiri Travel Group of Companies is in the business of travel and tourism with offices in Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Myanmar, Indonesia and</i> …

Travel

ADB Studies Cambodia’s Beach Tourism

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is funding a study on the development of tourism in Sihanoukville province for Cambodia’s Ministry of Tourism.<p>The …

Travel

Millions Go to Guangxi to Learn the Secrets of Longevity

A view of Bapan Village and Panyang River in Bama County, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Feb. 1, 2017. A number of high-rises have been built …

Longevity

Tourism's Rising Importance to Vietnam; First e-Visa Arrival

With rice exports set to experience another difficult year in 2017, tourism may be critical to lifting Vietnam’s economy according to <i>VietNamNet …

Tourism

Ecotourism Making Plans in Thailand

The Thai Ecotourism and Adventure Travel Association (TEATA), under the direction of its new president Neeracha Wongmasa, has mapped out a strategic …

Cambodia, Myanmar to Link Siem Reap, Bagan

President U Htin Kyaw, left, with Mr Hun Sen. AFP<p>Cambodia and Myanmar have agreed to strengthen ties by focusing on both nations’ tourism and …

South-east Asia

Vietnam e-Visas a "Breakthrough"; HCM City Looks to Food Tourism

The granting of 30-day single-entry electronic visas to visitors from 40 countries from February 1 is expected to be a breakthrough in attracting …

Vietnam

'The Southeast Asian Traveler' Trends Report Released

To better understand the opportunity presented by Southeast Asian travelers, Phocuswright undertook a consumer research study to identify behaviors, …

South-east Asia

Angkor Price Hike No Problem: Cambodia Travel Agents

Cambodian tourism businesses have said that price rises for Angkor entrance tickets will not hurt the industry.<p>The Cambodian government announced the …

Travel

Ethnic Yunnanese Celebrate History in Northern Thailand

Local Mae Salong guide Surapol Saiphetkornsakorn and his family in traditional dress ahead of Chinese New Year. (Photo: Panu Wongcha-um)<p>The village …

History

Should ASEAN Leave Tourism Marketing to the Private Sector?

ASEAN Heads of state unveil the new Visit ASEAN@50 tourism campaign logo at the ASEAN Summit in Vientiane, Laos, September 6, 2016<p>Critics of ASEAN’s …

Tourism