BambooLao Wins Regional Travel Startup Competition

BambooLao Wins Regional Travel Startup Competition

SINGAPORE (October 19, 2018) – BambooLao from Luang Prabang, Lao PDR beat 111 entrants from across Southeast Asia to take top prize in the 2018 Mekong Innovative Startups in Tourism (MIST) challenge. The elite travel startup competition, supported by the Australian...
MIST Startup Accelerator Announces 19 Semi-Finalists

MIST Startup Accelerator Announces 19 Semi-Finalists

The Mekong Innovative Startups in Tourism (MIST) Startup Accelerator has announced that 19 startups have qualified to join its 2018 program. The 19 startups will join a MIST Travel Startups Fundamentals Bootcamp from May 17-22 in Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam. The five...

Creating an Effective Elevator Pitch

The art of crafting an elevator pitch could be closely compared to speed dating: courting interest, having a limited time window and leaving a lasting positive impression. Preparation is key. Ensure the pitch is presented with extensive knowledge and clarity of all...

Travel Tech Trends: What’s happening & who is profiting?

The global tourism sector is expanding rapidly, especially in the Asia Pacific. Against this backdrop, travel technology is playing an ever larger role in tourism value chains. It is changing how travelers seek inspiration for their trips, search, book, experience and...

How Vietnam Can Win the Tourism Game

With inbound tourism in Vietnam growing at almost twice the rate of the Asia Pacific region, it would seem like the ideal time for entrepreneurs to jump into the tourism market. Yet, imitation within the Vietnamese tourism industry is leaving innovators at a...