Ban the plastic bottle

Pressure is mounting on hotel chains to join campaigns that will reduce the use of plastic in the hospitality and tourism industry.

The Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office’s executive director, Jens Thraenhart, confirmed in his weekly despatch to travel partners that the blight of plastic pollution would be included on the association’s agenda during the annual forum in Nakhon Phanom, 26 to 28 June. Around 220 hospitality and tourism executives from the six countries of the Mekong Region will attend the forum.

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