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Mekong Tourism Alliance Awards recognises region’s top operators.

September 12, 2016 Global Travel Media TV, Headline News No Comments Email Email

The Mekong Tourism Alliance Awards formed part of the glittering opening gala event at ITE Ho Chi Minh City 2016 this week with the awards recognizing the top operators in the Mekong sub-region in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam.image002 (1)

The organizers including the Ministry of Tourism, Cambodia, the Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism, Lao PDR, the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism, Myanmar, the Ministry of Tourism and Sports, Kingdom of Thailand and the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Vietnam said that the awards are organised to celebrate and acknowledge the brightest tourism Stars to instill a greater sense of pride and achievement for professionals and organizations and serve as recognition for quality excellence in tourism and hospitality in the alliance countries.

Awards winners in relevant categories were: –

§  Cambodia: Ankor Air

§  Myanmar: Myanmar Airways International.

§  Thailand: Thai Airways International.

§  Laos: Lao Airlines

§  Viet Nam: Vietnam Airlines

Best Outbound Travel Operator of the year

§  Cambodia: Mekong Discovery

§  Myanmar: Shan Yoma Travel & Tour Co. Ltd

§  Viet Nam: Travel and Marketing Transport

§  Thailand: Phuket Jet Tour

§  Lao Wonderland Tour

Best Inbound Tour Operator of the year

§  Cambodia: Charming Cambodia Tours

§  Myanmar: One Stop Travel and Tours

§  Thailand: Phuket E-Magazine

§  Laos: Asia Reveal Tours

§  Viet Nam: Saigontourist Travel Service

Best 5 star hotel of the year

§  Cambodia: Naga World

§  Myanmar: Sule Shangri-La Hotel Yangon

§  Thailand: Songkran Festival

§  Viet Nam: JW Marriott Hotel, Hanoi

Best Resort of the year

§  Cambodia: Sokha Hotels & Resorts

§  Myanmar: Ngwe Saung Yacht Club and Marina Development Ltd

§  Laos: Villa Santi Hotel and Resort

§  Viet Nam: The Nam Hai Resort Hoian

Best tourism web site of the year

§  Myanmar: MT & K Tourism

§  Laos: MICT Laos

§  Viet Nam: Rex Hotel, Saigon

Best Festival of the year

§  Laos: Thatluang Festival

§  Vietnam: Southern Fruit Festival

 Broadcast excellent award for destination promotion

§  Thailand: The Nation

§  Laos: Laos Star

§  Viet Nam: Oxalis Adventure Tours

 An on location from ITE HCMC 2016 report by John Alwyn-Jones

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