SINGAPORE, 22 January 2020. Four ‘Friendship Bridges’ span the wide majestic Mekong River as it creates a meandering borderline between Thailand and Laos but just how friendly are these border bridges? When the first bridge opened...
VIENTIANE, 9 January 2020: Laos got its tourist arrivals back on track in 2019 reporting a headcount of 4.58 million, up 9% after a below target showing in 2018. Reported initially by the Vientiane Times, the...
VIENTIANE, 3 December 2019: Discover Laos Today, a start-up travel portal, celebrated its official launch last week after a soft opening phase that started in September. Headquartered in Luang Prabang the travel portal claims...
VANG VIENG, 29 November 2019: Travel professionals called on the Lao government to introduce stricter regulations after a Korean tourist died and two other tourists suffered injuries when a Zipline collapsed at this popular riverside tourist town...
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...