47th Meeting of the Greater Mekong Subregion Tourism Working Group  

The Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in Viet Nam offers nature-discovery tours and adventures. The GMS Sustainable Tourism Development Project supported tourism businesses operated by local people around the National Park. Photo by ADB.

The Viet Nam National Administration of Tourism, in cooperation with the Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office (MTCO), will hold the 47th Greater Mekong Subregion Tourism Working Group (GMS TWG-47) and MTCO Board Meetings on 27 May 2021. The Meetings will gather together members of the GMS Tourism Working Group consisting of National Tourism Organizations of Cambodia, the People’s Republic of China, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Myanmar, Thailand, and Viet Nam. The MTCO and other Development Partners, including the Asian Development Bank, will also attend. The Meetings will be conducted via video conference call due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

The 47th GMS Tourism Working Group will discuss the respective member countries' COVID-19 situation, tourism reopening plans, as well as the Mekong Tourism Communications Recovery Plan. The Working Group will also consider reports on GMS Tourism Infrastructure for Inclusive Growth Project, MTCO operations and ADB updates.

An MTCO Board Meeting (closed door) will follow the Tourism Working Group meeting.

Last Updated: 28 May 2021