SINGAPORE, 9 October 2019: Pressure is growing on Lao PDR to retract its decision to build a massive dam project on the Mekong River near the World Heritage town of Luang Prabang according to Save the Mekong Coalition.
LUANG PRABANG, 19 September 2019: Aman’s Amantaka resort has launched a Buddhist Learning Centre, in Luang Prabang World Heritage town in northern Laos. Designed to educate visitors in the principals of Buddhism, the...
VANG VIENG, Laos, 14 August 2019:  Vang Vieng a tourist town halfway to Luang Prabang in northern Laos has been told to clean up its riverside tourist district. Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith made the...
VIENTIANE, 11 July 2019: Laos launched its tourist eVisa service, earlier this week, a move that the travel trade says will make it more convenient for visitors. The official website for the eVisa application is https://laoevisa.gov.la
NAN, Thailand, 1 July 2019: A new road between Nan in Thailand and the World Heritage town of Luang Prabang opened late last week. Report updated on 4 July to add clearer route details.
VIENTIANE, 7 June 2019: Laos welcomed 259,000 Chinese tourists during the first quarter of the year, according to Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism Bosengkham Vongdara. Lao News Agency reported the Minster presented the update during the...
VIENTIANE, 29 May 2019: Lao Airline has confirmed it will reinstate its own direct airline services between the Lao capital and Phnom Penh in Cambodia. Set for the winter timetable, that kicks in this October, the...
VIENTIANE, 24 May 2019: The final concrete span of the first Mekong River rail bridge slotted into place last Saturday the Laos-China Railway Co Ltd confirmed in a report quoted by Xinhua. The China...
CHIANG RAI, 2 May 2019: Not that anyone noticed, but we have just completed the first quarter of Visit Laos-China Year, which I assume rolls out the red carpet to welcome more Chinese tourists.
BANGKOK, 26 April 2019: Red Elephant Reps win representation deal for Memoire Hotels & Resorts in Cambodia. The latest representation contract gives the company three hotels in Siem Reap, Cambodia, following its recent appointment to...