ASEAN tourism meeting heads for Chiang Rai

February 18, 2015 by  
Filed under ASEAN AFFAIRS, News, Thailand

BANGKOK, 18 February 2015: Thailand’s Ministry of Tourism and Sports plans to host the next ASEAN Tourism Working Group meeting in Chiang Rai, 27 March.

Tourism and Sports Minister, Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul, said  the invite was based on a Memorandum of Understanding between Thailand and Cambodia, that agreed the Thai ministry should  host ASEAN’s first Tourism Working Group meeting of the year, next month in the far north town.

The plan was agreed on by the tourism ministers of Cambodia and Thailand during the UNWTO/UNESCO World Conference on Tourism and Culture held in Siem Reap, Cambodia, earlier this month.

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