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<Report>Mekong Tourism Award 2017 presented to excellent tours to CLMV【Comments on awarded products added】

<Report>Mekong Tourism Award 2017 presented to excellent tours to CLMV【Comments on awarded products added】

The ASEAN-Japan Centre has announced eight excellent tour products in 6 categories to destinations in CLMV (Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, and Vietnam) as winners of the Mekong Tourism Award 2017. The Award highlighted the finale of Visit ASEAN@50 commemoration with a specially established “ASEAN 50th Anniversary Award”.

The judging committee consisting of the members of the Japan Association of Travel Agents (JATA), the Overseas Tour Operators Association of Japan (OTOA), and the ASEAN-Japan Centre, carefully screened all of the thirty-one entries, and made a selection of the winners.


Mekong Tourism Award 2017

 

■ New Destination Award

Bagan, Inle Lake, Kakku Ruins and Pindaya Cave Round Tour Myanmar 6 Days (Selling Finished)

Tour agency: JTB World Vacations Inc. Land operator: Myanmar Polestar Travels & Tours Airline: All Nippon Airways

 

■ Luxury Travel Award

Explore Buddhism cities of Laos – Luang Prabang on River Cruise in northern part of Laos/southern Mekong River -Fly with Business Class- (Selling Finished)

Travel agency: Club Tourism International Inc. Land operator: JEIBA Corporation Airline: Thai Airways International

 

■ Unique Tour Award

Summer Festival in Vietnam Resort (Selling Finished)

Travel agency: Kinki Nippon Tourist Individual Tour Co., Ltd. Land operator: APEX International Co., Ltd. Airlines: Vietnam Airlines

 

■ Sustainable Tour Award

Dream of the travelers, The grand luxury cruise on Mekong River (Selling Finished)

Travel agency: World Air-Sea Service Co., Ltd. Land operator: Bloom-ing Tours Co., Ltd., Vidotour Airlines: Vietnam Airlines

 

■ ASEAN 50th Anniversary Award

Excellent 5 days in Northern Vietnam, flying with ANA (Link to the Awarded Tour)

Travel agency: Club Tourism International Inc. Land operator: APEX International Co., Ltd. Airline: All Nippon Airways

 

■ Jury’s Special Award

Chartered Direct flight! Amazing 5 Days in Angkor Wat (Link to the Awarded Tour)

Travel agency: Jumbo Tours Co., Ltd. Land operator: JHC Angkor Tour Siem Reap Branch Airline: Sky Angkor Airlines

 

■ Jury’s Special Award

Fly ANA Business Class! World Heritage Angkor Wat and Phnom Penh 5 Days (Link to the Awarded Tour)

Travel agency: HANKYU TRAVEL INTERNATIONAL Co., Ltd. Land operator: MS Tourist CO., LTD. Airline: All Nippon Airways

 

■ Jury’s Special Award

Ngapali Beach & Yangon 5 Days (Link to the Awarded Tour)

Travel agency: H.I.S. Co., Ltd. Land operator: H.I.S. Myanmar Travels Co., Ltd. Airline: All Nippon Airways

 

Judging Commitee: Japan Association of Travel Agents (JATA), Overseas Tour Operators Association of Japan (OTOA), ASEAN-Japan Centre

To read comments on awarded products drafted by JATA, please click here.