Managing Cultural Heritage Preservation and Poverty Alleviation in the GMS

Managing Cultural Heritage Preservation and Poverty Alleviation in the GMS

This session, focusing on the theme of MTF 2019 looks into the management of sustainable and responsible tourism in destinations in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS).

The session starts with the launch of the new “Mekong Trends Snapshot Report on Responsible Tourism” by Jens Thraenhart, Executive Director of the Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office, followed by a presentation on the status of “Managing Cultural Heritage Preservation and Poverty Alleviation in the GMS” by Steven Schipani of the Asian Development Bank.

An interactive panel discussion, showcasing best practice case studies of sustainable tourism development projects in the Mekong Region.