Presentations MTF 2017

OFFICIAL MTF 2017 PROGRAM GUIDE

 

DAY 1 – JUNE 6 (TUESDAY)

 

MIST – MEKONG INNOVATIVE STARTUP TOURISM

MIST finalists from the Mekong Region

Artisan Origins by TAEC – Lao PDR – Artisan Origins offers authentic, high quality crafts from rural ethnic communities in Lao PDR, a café and information center about visiting handicraft communities, and displays about the ethnic groups, cultural context and techniques demonstrated through the crafts. Learn more…

Bayo – Vietnam – Bayo’s mission is to help Vietnamese make the best travel decisions by helping them find the right travel information, right suppliers, right products and prices, and to transact with local suppliers easily. Learn more…

BookMeBus – Cambodia – BookMeBus connects travelers and bus operators in real time, helping bus companies fill their seats and users find the most cost-effective ways to easily get around the region. Learn more…

CamboTicket – Cambodia – CamboTicket aggregates bus, ferry and private taxi bookings around Cambodia and Laos into one platform, creating an even playing field for over 40 operators. Learn more…

Chameleon City – Vietnam – Chameleon City is an on-demand chat-based service providing travel and lifestyle answers from local experts, 24/7. Learn more…

Di Choi Chung – Vietnam – Dichung uses technology to promote rideshare and group accommodations deals for young independent travelers in Vietnam. Learn more…

ezStay – Myanmar – ezStay offers hotel reviews and instant booking confirmation, including for hotels and guesthouses without an online presence, broadening and simplifying accommodation bookings for travelers in Myanmar. Learn more…

GoP – Myanmar – GoP is an online tour platform amassing providers and options into one place, offering high-quality service, reliable bookings and instant confirmation. Learn more…

GuideInsider – Cambodia – GuideInsider offers comprehensive in-country guidance on local sights and activities, including history, opening times, available tour guides, possible tour packages and user reviews.

I Love Asia – Vietnam – I Love Asia offers women-led motorbike tours of Hoi An and Hue while supporting projects for disadvantaged communities in the cities where they operate.

Ma Te Sai – Lao PDR – Ma Te Sai preserves cultural heritages while developing skills and offering employment options for youth in Nambak through tourism to unique TaiLue villages via a multipurpose information center and roadside café. Learn more…

Morning Rooms – Vietnam – Morning Rooms is Vietnam’s largest budget hotel network, helping economical tourists find the right quality rooms for the price they need. Learn more…

 

MEKONG TOURISM SECTOR STRATEGY OPEN FORUM

 

PRESENTATION BY STEVEN SCHIPANI & JENS THRAENHART

DOWNLOAD

 

 

BLOGGER MATCH-UP @ MTF 2017

 

NO PRESENTATIONS

 

 

DAY 2 – JUNE 7 (WEDNESDAY)

 

MTF 2017 OPENING CEREMONY

 

SPEAKERS:

 

> Governor of Luang Prabang Province, Lao PDR

> Minister of Information, Culture, and Tourism – Lao PDR

> Jens Thraenhart – Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office (MTCO)

> Christine Brew – World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)

> Steven Schipani – Asian Development Bank (ADB)

 

 

MTF 2017 KEYNOTE SPEECH 1: PROSPER WITH PURPOSE

 

PRESENTATION BY ANNA POLLOCK

DOWNLOAD

 

MTF 2017 KEYNOTE PANEL

NO FORMAL PRESENTATIONS

 

DAY 3 – JUNE 8 (THURSDAY)

MTF 2017 – DAY 2 WELCOME

SPEECH BY MR. SOUNH MANIVONG – DIRECTOR GENERAL MARKETING, MICT

DOWNLOAD

 

MEKONG TRENDS

PRESENTATION BY JAMESON WONG

DOWNLOAD

 

MEKONG OPPORTUNITIES & THREATS

NO FORMAL PRESENTATIONS

 

 

BREAKTHROUGH SESSIONS

 

TRACK 1

NICHE MARKETS: YOUTH MARKET (1A)

DOWNLOAD (YOUTH MARKET SPECIAL ARRANGEMENTS)

DOWNLOAD (VISIONING)

DOWNLOAD (STRATEGIZE)

DOWNLOAD (YOUTH MARKET VISIONING EXERCISE)

ADVENTURE TOURISM (1B)

NO PRESENTATIONS

 

TRACK 2

HCD: TALENT DEVELOPMENT (2A)

DOWNLOAD (MTF SESSION REPORT)

WOMEN-LED ENTERPRISES (2B)

NO PRESENTATIONS

 

TRACK 3

EXPERIENCES: FOOD TOURISM (3A)

DOWNLOAD (MTF SESSION REPORT)

VIDEO (STORYTELLING)

ECO- AND WILDLIFE TOURISM (3B)

DOWNLOAD (PRESENTATION FROM WCS)

DOWNLOAD (PRESENTATION FROM PAUL ESHOO)

DOWNLOAD (PRESENTATION FROM ECC)

 

TRACK 4

CULTURE & HERITAGE: INTANGIBLE HERITAGE (4A)

DOWNLOAD (TAEC)

DOWNLOAD (JACINTA’S SUMMARY)

DOWNLOAD (INTANGIBLE CULTURAL HERITAGE BY ROBYN BUSHELL)

FESTIVALS (4B)

DOWNLOAD (FESTIVAL BY PETER RICHARDS)

DOWNLOAD (FESTIVAL BY POTJANA SUANSRI)

DOWNLOAD (SHORT REPORT)

 

TRACK 5

MARKETING: EMERGING MARKETING (5A)

DOWNLOAD (CHINA MARKET INSIGHT)

DOWNLOAD (EMERGING MARKET: RUSSIA)

SOCIAL MEDIA (5B)

DOWNLOAD (MEKONG MOMENTS INTRO)

DOWNLOAD (TRIPADVISOR)

 

TRACK 6

RESPONSIBLE TOURISM: COMMUNITY-BASED TOURISM (6A)

DOWNLOAD (CBT BREAKTHROUGH)

CHILD PROTECTION (6B)

DOWNLOAD (REGIONAL REPORT)

DOWNLOAD (SOUTHEAST ASIA MEDIA)

DOWNLOAD (MTF 2017 SESSION REPORT)

VIDEO

 

TRACK 7

CONNECTIVITY: AVIATION (7A)

DOWNLOAD (AIR TRANSPORT IN THE GREATER MEKONG SUB REGION)

RIVER CRUISE (7B)

NO PRESENTATIONS

 

TRACK 8

SUSTAINABLE INVESTMENT: HOTEL INVESTMENT (8A)

NO PRESENTATIONS

GREEN CLEAN CITIES (8B)

DOWNLOAD (SUMMARY)