TripAdvisor teams up with shopping malls

July 7, 2017 by  
Filed under Travel Deals

BANGKOK, 7 July 2017: TripAdvisor has announced tie-ups with five retail shopping mall groups in Bangkok to enhance the shopping experience for Chinese travellers.

The announcement comes during the country’s national shopping sale season when inbound tourism from China is especially strong.

According to TripAdvisor, inbound travel interest by Chinese travellers continues to grow year-on-year by 56%, outpacing interest growth by any other inbound markets to Thailand. Read more

Laos adds shopping mall

March 2, 2015 by  
Filed under Laos PDR, News

VIENTIANE, 2 March 2015: A new shopping centre in Vientiane will  officially open, 28 March, sporting a hotel,  long-stay residences and entertainment such as cinemas.

Lao News Agency quoted the Krittaphong Group director, Oulathay Santikhongkha, as saying that construction of the Vientiane Centre is now complete and will be ready to open by the end of this month.

The shopping centre, developed in the city’s North Nongchan district, is a joint Lao and Chinese business venture worth about USD120 million.

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