Thailand’s Tourism Minister attended the ASEAN-Japan Tourism Ministers’ Special Dialogue in Tokyo, discussing sustainable tourism initiatives and potential collaborations with Japan and other ASEAN countries. Thailand is committed to implementing ongoing sustainable tourism initiatives to benefit tourist attractions, local communities, and businesses. The ASEAN-Japan Tourism Ministers pledged to promote sustainable tourism and advance mutual exchanges.
Thailand’s Participation in ASEAN-Japan Tourism Ministers’ Special Dialogue
Thailand’s Tourism and Sports Minister, Ms. Sudawan Wangsuphakijkosol, led a Thai delegation in attending the ASEAN-Japan Tourism Ministers’ Special Dialogue in Tokyo. The meeting focused on sustainable tourism initiatives and potential collaborations between Thailand, Japan, and other ASEAN countries. Minister Sudawan emphasized Thailand’s commitment to sustainable tourism and engaged in bilateral meetings to explore potential partnerships.
Ongoing Sustainable Tourism Initiatives in Thailand
Minister Sudawan highlighted various ongoing sustainable tourism initiatives in Thailand, such as elevating tourism supply to international standards, promoting emerging destinations, and focusing on medical and wellness tourism. The country is also implementing digital transformation to enhance the competitiveness of its tourism industry. These initiatives aim to benefit local communities, tourist attractions, and businesses.
ASEAN-Japan Tourism Ministers’ Pledge for Sustainable Tourism
The ASEAN-Japan Tourism Ministers’ Special Dialogue commemorated the 50th year of ASEAN-Japan Friendship and Cooperation. Ministers from ASEAN and Japan pledged to promote sustainable tourism and enhance mutual exchanges. Discussions covered topics such as regional tourism standards, tourism for all, stakeholders’ participation, and human resources development. Plans were also discussed to explore opportunities for Thailand to participate in tourism activities initiated by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).
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