Myanmar Is Saying and Doing the Right Things

September 6, 2012 by | Filed Under: Regional News, Responsible Tourism, Sustainability

Ken Scott –One of the highlights of this summer has been the continued rise and opening up of Myanmar. The point was brought home to me by listening to the strong delegation of tourism leaders and stakeholders from Myanmar who addressed the Mekong Tourism Forum in Chiang Rai in June. The delegation was led by […]

Cross-Border Travel the Key to Chiang Rai’s Tourism Future

June 11, 2012 by | Filed Under: CEO Blog, Regional News, Responsible Tourism

As the Mekong Tourism Forum opens in Chiang Rai, why is tourism in the attractive northern Thailand gateway to Myanmar and Laos still languishing? Chiang Rai, the northernmost province of Thailand, has issues. It is at the geographic centre of the Greater Mekong region. But despite its physical beauty and advantageous location adjacent to Myanmar, […]