46th Meeting of the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Tourism Working Group (TWG-46)
The Government of Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR) with assistance of the Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office (MTCO) virtually convened the 46th Meeting of the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Tourism Working Group (TWG-46) on 3 December 2020. The meeting was attended by representatives of the National Tourism Organizations (NTOs) of the six GMS countries—Cambodia, the People’s Republic of China, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand, and Viet Nam—the MTCO, and the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
The GMS Tourism Working Group provides operational leadership and technical guidance to plan, implement, monitor, and evaluate subregional activities. This meeting (i) provided updates on country situations on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and planned tourism recovery initiatives and strategies, (ii) presented MTCO’s initiatives and programs, and (iii) reviewed ADB and other development partner support for the tourism sector in the Mekong subregion