Wednesday, 17 May 2017


Last year marked the 8th time ITE celebrated and recognized the brightest tourism Stars. 

In tune with the theme, 5 Countries 1 Destination, ITE HCMC was proud to present awards to Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam. 

MTAA celebrates and acknowledges the brightest tourism stars in the region to instil a greater sense of pride in professionals and organizations as well as to recognize their excellent quality in tourism and hospitality. 

Last years Mekong Tourism Alliance Awards (MTAA) was jointly supported by the: 
● Ministry of Tourism, Cambodia 
● Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism, Lao PDR 
● Ministry of Hotels and Tourism, Myanmar 
● Ministry of Tourism and Sports, Kingdom of Thailand 
● Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Vietnam 

Last years Mekong Tourism Alliance Awards winners were- 

1. Best Airlines of the year: 

 Cambodia: Cambodia Angkor Air 
 Laos: Lao Airlines 
 Myanmar: Myanmar Airways International. 
 Thailand: Thai Airways PLC. 
 Vietnam: Vietnam Airlines 

2. Best Outbound Tour Operator of the year 

 Cambodia: Mekong Discovery Co., Ltd 
 Laos: Wonderland Tour 
 Myanmar: Shan Yoma Travel & Tour Co. Ltd 
 Vietnam: Vietravel

3. Best Inbound Tour Operator of the year

 Cambodia: Charming Cambodia Tours Co., Ltd 
 Laos: Asia Reveal Tours  Myanmar: One Stop Travels & Tours
 Thailand: Phuket Jet Tour Co.,Ltd 
 Vietnam: Saigontourist 

4. Best 5 star hotel of the year 

 Cambodia: Naga World 
 Myanmar: Sule Shangri-La Hotel Yangon 
 Vietnam: JW Marriott Hotel Hanoi 

5. Best Resort of the year 

 Cambodia: Sokha Hotels & Resorts 
 Myanmar: Ngwe Saung Yacht Club & Marina Development Limited 
 Vietnam: The Nam Hai Resort Hoi An 

6. Best Tourism Website of the year 

 Laos: MICT Laos 
 Myanmar: MT&K Tourism Co., Ltd 
 Thailand: Phuket E-Magazine
 Vietnam: REX Hotel Saigon 

7. Best Festival of the Year 

 Laos: Thatluang Festival 
 Thailand: Songkran Festival 
 Vietnam: Sothern Fruit Festival 

8. Broadcast Excellence Award for Destination Promotion 

 Laos: Laos Star 
 Thailand: The Nation 
 Vietnam: Oxalis Adventure Tours

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