Farms get closer to tourism

August 9, 2017 by  
Filed under ASEAN, Cambodia, Events, News

PHNOM PENH, 9 August 2017: Agro-tourism will be in the spotlight at the upcoming 2nd Greater Mekong Subregion Agriculture Ministers Meeting, this September, in Siem Reap.

The second agriculture minsters’ meeting is scheduled for 6 to 8 September and in an unprecedented move rolls out the welcome mat  for tourism executives.

In an open invitation posted by the Mekong Tourism Office, Tuesday, tour operators, hoteliers, airlines, restaurants and retailers are on the invitee list. Read more

Farm tourism on agenda

August 20, 2015 by  
Filed under News, Thailand

BANGKOK, 21 August 2015: Ministry of Tourism and Sports joins hands with Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives to promote agricultural tourism projects to generate revenue for local communities.

Tourism and Sports Minister, Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul, said: “The project will start this year and last until 2017 to promote agricultural tourism destinations corresponding to Tourism Authority of Thailand’s 12 hidden gem destinations.”

This year, the project will be tested at four destinations namely Klong Mahasawat in Nakhon Pathom, Pak Phanang in Nakhon Si Thammarat, Khao Kho in Phetchabun and Ban Khok Muang in Buri Ram.

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