VIENTIANE, 8 May 2017: Lao PDR’s Ministry of Planning and Investment in its latest report states there are 2,100 tourist sites in Laos that are either attracting tourists, or have the potential to do so. Lao News Agency reported there...
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, Laos, 21 February 2020: The contagious coronavirus is not rocking the boat when it comes to a jazz festival in the Lao capital 8 to 9 May. In a move to offer festival-goers an opportunity...
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...
VIENTIANE, 10 May 2022: Lao PDR reopened the country to tourists on 9 May following a press briefing that confirmed vaccinated tourists could enter the country without a pre-flight or on arrival Covid-19 test and health insurance.
UDON THANI, 8 August 2017: Udon Thani is best known as a gateway province to both upper Northeast Thailand and neighbouring Laos and its capital Vientiane. The city itself serves as an aviation hub, the closest airport to the border...
BANGKOK, 18 September 2017: A new double-deck river boat, RV Sabei Pandaw, will set sail shortly on the Mekong River offering trips through Laos to Yunnan province in China. The 45-metre vessel has been specially designed to navigate the shallow...
SAYABOURY, 8 March 2017: Sayaboury’s Information, Culture and Tourism Department aims to open one of the country's largest surveyed forests to tourism once roads are constructed. Vientiane Times quoted the department director, Chanthi Simanichan, saying the provincial authorities had surveyed...
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.
KHAMMOUANE, 31 January 2017: Laos will present a final master plan for the Hin Nam No National Protected Area in Khammouane province  to UNESCO in 2018,  for inclusion on the World Heritage list. Earlier, officials said they would submit  documents...