Ms Aileen Clemente, President of ASEANTA attended the 3rd ASEAN - JAPAN PUBLIC - PRIVATE DIALOGUE OF NEW INDUSTRIES which was held at Le Meridien Bangkok Hotel on 22nd June 2016. Also present was Mr. Oudet Sauvannong, President of LHRA and also Chairman of ASEAN Business Advisory
By Nick Baker | Friday, 22 April 2016
Khin Myat can’t contain her excitement.
The aspiring travel writer seems to have limitless ambition when listing the countries she hopes to visit.
“I want to go everywhere,” she recently told The Myanmar Times.
There’s only one problem – as a Myanmar citizen, Ma Khin Myat holds one of the most restricting passports on the planet.
Manila - ASEAN’s tourism industry needs to become a conduit for conflict prevention and replace antagonistic terminology such as “war on terrorism” with a more pacifist slogan, “Peace Through Tourism,” according to the President of the 10-country grouping’s umbrella travel federation.
In a statement at the ASEAN Tourism Forum, held in Manila between Jan 18-22, Ms Aileen Clemente, President of the ASEAN Tourism Association (ASEANTA) also called for ASEAN tourism ministers to focus equally on the broader objectives of ASEAN’s Socio-Cultural and Political-Security Blueprints, as much as the Economic Blueprint.