VIENTIANE, 5 April 2019: Asian Trails has named Laetitia Lai-Lai as general manager of Asian Trails Laos effective 8 April.  A French national, she will replace Virginie Kury who will move to Phnom Penh to head...
VIENTIANE: News that Laos will ease its visa application process with a brand new eVisa service is a welcome move for tourists planning a trip to landlocked Laos. The Lao PDR Ministry of Foreign Affairs, according to...
LUANG PRABANG, 15 February 2019: Bikepackers can enjoy a luxury not shared with BikingMan Laos entrants; who will be hell-bent on completing a gruelling race head down and pedalling like crazy. They can ...

On ya bike to Laos

VIENTIANE, 28 January 2019: The world’s top ultracyclers will descend on Laos, 20 to 24 May, for Round 3 of the 2019 BikingMan World Championship on a course covering 780-km paved-and-gravel roads over the country’s challenging...
SINGAPORE, 18 January 2019: Was Scoot guilty of pulling the wool over our eyes when it announced, earlier this month, it would start a new flight to Luang Prabang, 1 April? Not really, it just looked...
VIENTIANE, 17 January 2019: Vientiane’s first ever hotel branded by an international hotel chain, will close its doors for good, ceasing operations 1 March. Mercure Vientiane’s hotel’s general manager and owner’s representative, Christopher Yeo,...
SINGAPORE, 11 January 2019: Low-cost Scoot, a member of the Singapore Airlines Group, has opened reservations for a service to Luang Prabang and Vientiane in Laos that will replace SilkAir services on this route 1 April.
VIENTIANE, 7 January 2019: Laos has announced plans to draw more Chinese tourists to the landlocked country that stands at the heart of the Mekong Region. Through what it calls a Visit Laos-China...

Laos faces tourism setback

VIENTIANE, 14 December: Laos will close its “Visit Laos Year 2018 promotion well short of the 5 million tourist arrivals target according to officials quoted by the Vientiane Times. According to the report, posted last Friday, the Minister of Information,...
BANGKOK, 24 October 2018: Lao PDR’s Ministry of Information, Culture, and Tourism and the Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office have launched Inspiring Laos, a new website that  promises to inspire more travellers to visit Lao PDR. A member of the six-country...