VIENTIANE, Laos, 3 March 2020: Laos abruptly cancelled the capital city's annual half marathon just a day before it was due to take place on the 1 March. Runners were told they would not get a...
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...
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