Angkor Enterprise to restart tourism from 15 February 2022

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Good news! #RestartTourism in #Cambodia is happening! Angkor Enterprise announced that they are restarting sales for Tonle Sap Boat Tickets at Chong Kneas Tourist Port from 15 February 2022. More details: https://www.angkorenterprise.gov.kh/

HCMC, Da Nang eye return of foreign tourists in 2022

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Tourist hubs HCMC and Da Nang have unveiled two scenarios for tourism recovery this year, both focused on receiving foreign tourists under a trial vaccine passport program. Under the first, when the pandemic is under better control, HCMC hopes to receive 25 million domestic tourists and 3.5 million foreign tourists. Its tourism sector has a […]

Da Nang pilots QR code technology for tourist information search

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The central city of Da Nang city is piloting the installation of QR code display boards on street name posts across its Son Tra district to serve the need on searching information of residents and visitors. Accordingly, QR code display boards are being installed on 111 street name posts across 30 major roads in Son Tra district. […]

Thailand to embark on massive marketing campaign to promote reopening

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THAILAND is planning a massive marketing campaign using 26 global and regional influencers to promote the country’s reopening and attract more foreign tourists. The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is spearheading the campaign which also includes plans to engage Thai-British Formula One driver Alex Albon. Named “Amazing New Chapters: From A-to-Z Thailand has it all”, […]

New ADB Facility to Help Southeast Asia Revive Tourism and Boost Sustainable, Inclusive Investments

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The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has set up a $1.7 million technical assistance facility to accelerate Southeast Asia’s tourism recovery from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, boost inclusive, sustainable development in the sector, and help local tourism entrepreneurs, especially women and youth, adopt digital platforms to grow their businesses. The Southeast Asia Sustainable Tourism Facility […]

‘Reshaping’ the economy

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The government has come up with a raft of measures to attract foreign investment, including promoting foreign film productions and start-ups, as part of efforts to reshape the country’s economic landscape. Speaking after chairing a meeting of the Centre for Economic Situation Administration (Cesa) on Friday, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said attendees approved measures aimed […]

Siem Reap to rebuild women’s economic losses

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For almost two years, thousands of women in Siem Reap are still bearing the brunt of the Covid-19 pandemic hardship with them having lost their jobs in the tourism and service industry. Even today, they are still uncertain what the future holds in spite of the high percentage of the population vaccinated, the virus spread […]

Railway to boost China-Laos cooperation

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The China-Laos Railway was inaugurated on Friday, with President Xi Jinping, who is also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, and Thongloun Sisoulith, general secretary of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party Central Committee and Lao president, watching the opening ceremony via video link, and congratulating each other on the success of […]

Chinese tech firms tap opportunities on back of landmark China-Laos rail project

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With the official opening of China-Laos Railway, a landmark, high quality project under the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), Chinese tech firms are tapping into digital cooperation opportunities between the two countries made possible by the mega infrastructure achievement that are increasing the Southeast Asian country’s ability to attract investment, create new jobs and accelerate […]

Domestic tourist numbers surge after Covid travel restrictions ease

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The number of domestic tourists in November climbed to 2.5 million, three times higher than the previous month as Vietnam entered the new normal period with eased travel restrictions. Domestic tourism has shown signs of positive recovery as the number of domestic travelers in October only reached 750,000, according to the Vietnam National Administration of […]