16 Jun 2022 • 37m30s
Ep 137: Revitalising Greater Mekong Tourism, with Catherine Germier-Hamel
The Greater Mekong Region – comprising Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam and China - is seeking new ways to develop and promote tourism after the ravages of Covid-19.
This week, Gary and Hannah welcome Phnom Penh-based Catherine Germier-Hamel, CEO of Destination Mekong, and a passionate advocate of sustainable tourism development.
Born in France of Eurasian heritage, she spent several years working in South Korea, including 6 years as Director of Global Programs for the UNWTO’s Sustainable Tourism Eliminating Poverty (ST-EP) Foundation.