PHNOM PENH, 17 September 2020: Pandaw Cruises that operates a fleet of luxury boats on rivers in Southeast Asia and India has postponed all sailings through to May 2021. In a message to members, the luxury...
BANGKOK, 27 August 2020: If national borders continue to remain closed governments must jump in with financial subsidies according to Horwath HTL global head of travel advisory, Sinisa Topalovic. Addressing the Destination Mekong Summit Tuesday, Topalovic didn't...

Pivot like a ballerina

BANGKOK, 27 August 2020: Tourism companies in the Mekong Region facing the threat of bankruptcy due to Covid-19 travel restrictions have to learn to adapt and pivot like a ballerina according to the author of the first book on the...
BANGKOK, 27 August 2020: Six tourism enterprises in the Mekong Region were named winners at the 3rd Experience Mekong Awards presented digitally at Tuesday’s Destination Mekong Summit. Nominations came from a pool of 350 tourism SMEs...
CHIANG RAI, 24 August 2020: Covid-19 has changed the way we live and work dramatically, and travel may never return to what we were accustomed to for years to come, even when an effective vaccine becomes available...
BANGKOK, 6 August  2020:  Travel may have come to a standstill in Mekong Region countries, but it won't stop tourism stakeholders engaging in 'make-believe' during a half-day virtual summit hosted by the Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office 25 August.
BANGKOK, 1 June 2020: It came as no surprise to the region's travel executives, when the Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office (MTCO) took a rain check on its annual get together announcing the event would now be held...
BANGKOK, 28 May 2020: The Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office, Destination Mekong, and the Mekong Institute are partnering a new initiative that will raise crowdsourcing for new innovations born out of Covid-19 crisis. The targeted projects to win...
BANGKOK, 27 May 2020: To support small travel enterprises during the current Covid-19 crisis, the Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office has set up a “Support Experience Mekong Collection members” page on its website. The page...
BANGKOK 21 May 2020:  Applications for the annual Mekong Innovative Startups in Tourism (MIST) programme opened this week the Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office announced on Tuesday. MTCO is joined by Destination Mekong the...