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Chilling at the "Cusp of a Tourism Boom" in Luang Prabang

Panorama of the Mekong from Pak Ou Caves in Luang Prabang, Laos. Pic: Anjali Raguraman<p>“There is little left of Southeast Asia that is not easily …

Travel

Thailand Rolls out Good Host Programme

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has launched a Good Host Programme to raise awareness and hospitality standards among tourism stakeholders in …

Passion + Purpose = Prosperity: Pollock to Keynote MTF 2017

Anna Pollock, Founder of Conscious.Travel, will keynote Mekong Tourism Forum 2017, “Prosper with Purpose”, June 6-9, 2017 in Luang Prabang, …

Tourism

Trade Supports Raising Cambodian Tourism Standards

Cambodian authorities’ plans to raise tourism standards across the Kingdom have been met with approval by agents in the country.<p>Tourism minister …

Tourism

Cambodia, Laos Sign MoU to Increase Air Links

Laotians at the statue of King Chao Anouvong on the banks of the Mekong in Vientiane, Laos. Cambodia is trying to get more tourists from Laos to …

Cambodia

Philippines, Thailand Boost Tourism Ties

(L-R) Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte and Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha<p><i>CNN Philippines</i> reported that President Rodrigo Duterte and Thai …

Thailand

Calao to Serve up a Breakthrough Session

Calao Restaurant in Luang Prabang has committed to be a Host Venue for a Mekong Tourism Forum 2017 “breakthrough” session on June 7 & 8.<p>The afternoon …

New Airline Takes off in Cambodia

JC International Airlines officially launched in Cambodia on Saturday, bringing the number of local airlines to five, reports the <i>Khmer Times</i>.<p>JC …

Airlines

ASEAN-China Year of Tourism Cooperation Launched

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and China have much to gain from strengthened cooperation in the tourism industry, a high-ranking …

China

Cambodia's River Festival Targets Tourism Investors

A Cambodian commutes through the village of Stung Trung, Cambodia, November 26, 2007. Pic: Kristofer R. Atkinson, U.S. Marine Corps<p>Cambodia’s third …

Cambodia

Laos Sees 10% Drop in Tourism Arrivals in 2016

Plain of Jars. Pic: Oliver Spalt<p>The number of foreign tourists visiting Laos dropped in 2016 after several successive years of visitor growth, …

Thailand

Myanmar-Thai Deal May be Good for Green Season

In a new agreement between Myanmar and Thailand, tourists will now be able cross the 1,800-km Thai-Myanmar border via three checkpoints (Mai …

South-east Asia

How Thailand Welcomed 6m Muslim Visitors in 2016

<i>From hotels with segregated swimming pools to jelly made from seaweed instead of pig bones, Buddhist-majority Thailand is chasing halal gold as it</i> …

Thailand

Luang Prabang Golf Club to Host “Breakthrough”

Luang Prabang Golf Club has signed up to be a Host Venue for a Mekong Tourism Forum 2017 “breakthrough” session on June 7 & 8.<p>The afternoon …

Golf

Grand Signs up as MTF 2017 Host Venue & Official Hotel

The Grand Luang Prabang Hotel has signed up to be a Host Venue for a Mekong Tourism Forum 2017 “breakthrough” session and as an Official Hotel.<p>The …

Hotels

Luang Prabang View Hotel Commits as Host Venue

Luang Prabang View Hotel will offer up its Som View Restaurant as a Host Venue for a Mekong Tourism Forum 2017 “breakthrough” session on June 7 & …

Living Land Lends a Hand as MTF 2017 Host Venue

Living Land has signed up to be a Host Venue for a Mekong Tourism Forum 2017 “breakthrough” session on June 7 & 8.<p>The afternoon breakthrough sessions …

Arts & Ethnology in Focus for “Breakthrough” Session

Luang Prabang’s Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre (TAEC) has committed to be a Host Venue for a Mekong Tourism Forum 2017 “breakthrough” session …

Mekong River Cruises Offers ‘Star’ Host Venue

Mekong River Cruises has committed its new ‘Mekong Star’ cruise ship to be a Host Venue for a Mekong Tourism Forum 2017 “breakthrough” session on …

South-east Asia

MTF 2017 Delegates to Work on Mekong Kingdoms’ ‘Play’

Mekong Kingdoms has committed to be a Host Venue for a Mekong Tourism Forum 2017 “breakthrough” session on June 7 & 8.<p>The afternoon breakthrough …

South-east Asia

Lanith Luang Prabang to Host MTF 2017 Session

Lanith Luang Prabang has committed to be a Host Venue for a Mekong Tourism Forum 2017 “breakthrough” session on June 7 & 8.<p>The afternoon breakthrough …

Led by Airlines, Gulf Investors Eye Potential of Cambodia

The flags of dozens of countries are lined up along Preah Sisowath Quay beside the Tonlé Sap river in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, in early March 2017. …

Cambodia

Is the Sun Setting on Bagan Temple Climbing?

<i>Myanmar authorities are mulling a ban on climbing Bagan’s temples in order to protect them, reports</i> Frontier Myanmar<i>, but experts warn that such a</i> …

South-east Asia

Is Mass Tourism Damaging Thailand’s Phi Phi Paradise?

For years, the number of tourists visiting Thailand has been climbing steadily.<p>In 2017, some 10 million visitors from China alone are expected in the …

Mekong Tourism on Mission to Sign Forum Venues - Mekong Tourism

Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office (MTCO) is in Luang Prabang, Laos until March 17 on a mission to sign up host venues for the innovative afternoon …

South-east Asia

Kiridara Commits to Hosting a Breakthrough Session

Kiridara Hotel Luang Prabang has just committed to be a Host Venue for a Mekong Tourism Forum 2017, “Prosper with Purpose” breakthrough session on …

Travel

Pah Tad Ke Botanical Garden to Host Forum Session

Pah Tad Ke Botanical Garden has committed to be a Host Venue for a Mekong Tourism Forum 2017 “breakthrough” session on June 7 & 8.<p>The afternoon …

Botanical Gardens

'Mekong Moments' Campaign Video Wins Award at ITB

<i>The campaign video for the public-private-partnership #MekongMoments social media campaign has won an award at ITB Berlin. Mekong Tourism Executive</i> …

Tourism

Vietnam Tourism Pushes into India

Foreign tourists visit the ancient imperial city of Huế. The number of Indian tourists to Việt Nam is still small in comparison with Việt Nam’s …

Asia

TTR

Mekong Tourism Forum 2017 host venue: Luang Prabang, Laos<p><b>Registration is now open</b> for Mekong Tourism Forum 2017 to be hosted in Luang Prabang, Lao …

South-east Asia