ASEAN Tourism Ministers’ Meeting, Related Meetings and ASEAN Tourism Forum- 2022 Held

The 40th ASEAN Tourism Forum 2022 and the ASEAN Tourism Ministers’ Meeting hosted by Cambodia under the theme “ASEAN- A Community of Peace and Shared Future” and other related meetings and events were held at the Sokha Resort Hotel in Prishanu, Cambodia from 17 to 20 January and attended by a delegation led by Union Minister for Hotels and Tourism Dr Htay Aung.

At the meeting with Tourism Minister of Cambodia Dr Thong Khon and officials on 18 January, the Union Minister discussed the following points:

  • The renewal of Implementation of Action Plan on Tourism Cooperation 2017- 2020 between Cambodia and Myanmar and direct flights between Siem Reap and Bagan as per the action plan;
  • Matters to recognize internationally the combination of the Enchanting Myanmar Health & Safety Protocol implemented by Myanmar and the ASEAN Guidelines for Hygiene and Safety;
  • Community-based tourism and human resource development for ecotourism and joint tourism marketing in the post-COVID-19 period.

The Union Minister attended ASEAN Tourism Forum-2022, the 25th ASEAN Tourism Ministers’ Meeting and related meetings on 19 January. The extracts are as follows:

  • Post-COVID-19 ASEAN tourism rehabilitation programme, completion of ASEAN Tourism Safety Regulations and further implementation of the ASEAN Safe Travel Stamp were discussed.
  • The meeting also approved the matters of reviewing the challenges and opportunities in the implementation of the ASEAN Tourism Professionals Mutual Recognition Programme.

It is reported that the Union minister also attended the press conference of the ASEAN Tourism Ministers, the ASEAN Tourism Award Ceremony, and the launching ceremony of the ASEAN Tourism Logo and ASEAN Tourism Promotion TV in commemoration of the ASEAN Tourism Resumption.

  • The matters of the direct flights between two countries, community-based tourism and human resource development for ecotourism and joint tourism marketing in the post-COVID-19 period were discussed at the meetings.
  • Post-COVID-19 ASEAN tourism rehabilitation programme, completion of ASEAN Tourism Safety Regulations and further implementation of the ASEAN Safe Travel Stamp were discussed.
engdate: 
Sunday, January 23, 2022 - 19:00
month: 
January, 2022