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Published on Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Webcast: Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Myanmar, Laos, & China (Mekong Region) Recovery Update, 2nd of 2

Webcast: Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Myanmar, Laos, & China (Mekong Region) Recovery Update, 2nd of 2 in association with Mekong Tourism

Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Myanmar, Laos, & southern China border the Mekong River.  They receive over 70 million visitors yearly, not counting the over half a billion who visit Yunnan in southern China. 

Livecast Wednesday, August 5, 2020: Register here

(1st webcast can be viewed here, if you missed it)


  • Mekong Tourism initiatives

  • What governments now are doing policy wise and helping tourism enterprises?

  • Health issues, impact on operations at hotels & resorts

  • How can the media drive confidence and trust in the region?  What would be the message now versus later?

  • What are some new regulations, health standards being implemented, new routes coming up, how are airlines coping, how is it affecting the region…?

  • How will large and small retail shops ensure their customer's health? 

  • Possible changes in the trends of the Chinese market post COVID-19 and the preparations countries in the Mekong region should make


Travel Sector Representatives


  • Mekong Tourism - Mr. Jens Thraenhart, Executive Director of Mekong Tourism
  • Government - HE Mr. Htay Aung, Former Minister of Hotels and Tourism of Myanmar
  • Government - Mr. Chattan Kunjara Na Ayudhya, Deputy Governor of Tourism Authority of Thailand
  • Hotel & Resorts - Mr. Inthy Deuansavanh, CEO of Green Discovery Laos
  • Media - Mr. Nick Ray, Director of Hanuman Travel Cambodia & Lonely Planet Author
  • Aviation -Mr. Peter Wiesner, Advisor of Bangkok Airways
  • Shopping - Mr. Pongpanu Svetarundra, Director of Asset World Cooperation & Former Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Tourism and Sports of Thailand
  • China Market - Mr. Michael Zhou, CEO of Indochina Odyssey Tours, China
  • Moderator: Mr. Charlie Kao, Publisher, TravelMole Media Group

Register now!


Wednesday, August 5, 2020:   4pm  Bangkok; 10 am London; 5am New York 

(1st webcast can be viewed here, if you missed it)



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