Panel Discussion: Innovative Partnerships & Protection of the GMS
Culture. Heritage. People. Legacy. Panel discussion with senior executives of travel and tourism firms operating in the GMS as well as representatives from National Tourism Organizations to discuss how the public and the private sector has to collaborate in protecting the cultural assets of the GMS in order to preserve the destination as a must-visit, all-season tourism destination, promoting multi-country travel to secondary destinations.
Moderated by Mason Florence, CEO of Talisman Media & former Executive Director of the Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office (MTCO)
> Sokoun Chanpreda, CEO, HMD Asia (owner/operator of Shinta Mani Siem Reap)
> Jack Bartholomew, Regional Director IndoChina, Khiri Travel
> Dr. Ha Van Sieu, Vice Chairman, Viet Nam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT)
> Luc Citrinot, Editor in Chief, ASEAN.travel
> Maaike de Lange, SwissContact (Lao PDR)