Closing loopholes in the regulation of alternative accommodations would benefit the travelers, the state, and property owners.

Tags: Tourism, ASEAN

Tourism ministers in Southeast Asia have endorsed a holistic and long-term strategic plan to guide the sustainable development of the tourism industry.

Tags: Tourism, Environment, ASEAN

This brief analyzes the importance of Thailand’s short-term rentals to tourism and shows how fully regulating the rental segment would benefit tourists, providers, and the state.

Tags: Tourism, Thailand, Private sector development

Using a business-led approach, the program works with MSMEs to reduce the social and environmental impacts of tourism.

Tags: Tourism, Lao PDR, Sustainable Development Goals, Environment

Grants ranging from $100,000 to $500,000 in store for eligible projects that support bolstering connectivity, environment, tourism, or agriculture in BIMP-EAGA.

Tags: Environment, Agriculture, Tourism, Sustainable Development Goals

This brochure provides highlights from ADB’s Southeast Asia Development Symposium 2023: Imagining a Net-Zero ASEAN event which explored how the region can ramp up efforts to decarbonize and target low-carbon growth.

Tags: ASEAN, Climate change and disaster risk management, Environment, Sustainable Development Goals, Finance, Information and communications technology, Urban development, Tourism, Health, Energy

Addressing the trend is more urgent now with climate change seen doubling or even tripling negative challenges of over-tourism.

Tags: Tourism, COVID-19, Sustainable Development Goals, Climate change and disaster risk management, Environment

This brief examines the state of alternative accommodations in Southeast Asia and presents policy recommendations to strengthen their regulation and management.

Tags: Tourism, ASEAN, Sustainable Development Goals

Initiatives include shifting to sustainable aviation fuel and more environment-friendly transportation modes, such as electric vehicles.

Tags: Tourism, Transportation, Energy, Environment, ASEAN