VIENTIANE, 28 August 2017: The deadline for booking a place at the 41st Southeast Asian Seminar for “Economic Development in Laos and the Greater Mekong Region has been extended to 10 September. Organised by the Centre for Southeast Asian Studies,...
VIENTIANE, 16 June 2017: Vang Vieng’s tourism authorities will improve the standard of attractions, facilities and services to make the travel experience more rewarding. Vientiane Times quoted a provincial Information, Culture and Tourism Department official, Boualy Milattanapheng, saying authorities will...
VIENTIANE, 28 June 2017: Laos is preparing to launch its “Visit Laos Year 2018” to promote the tourism industry and revive interest in the country at a time when visits are declining. Lao News Agency quoted Ministry of Information, Culture...
VIENTIANE, 21 March 2017: The Vientiane International Airport Terminal Expansion project is now behind schedule. Construction began in December 2015 and is due to be completed by 2018. Vientiane Times’ said the project’s monthly progress report stated 13% of the work...
VIENTIANE, 6 February 2017: Vientiane airport’s expansion project is progressing as scheduled with officials saying it should be completed by early 2018. So far, construction teams have completed  11% of the work. Vientiane Times quoted the project update released by the  Embassy of...
SAVANNAKHET, 13 July 2017: Savannakhet province, in central Laos bordering Thailand, plans to develop Xe Salalong reservoir, in Thapangthong district, as a new tourist destination. Lao News Agency reported the Savannakhet Information Culture and Tourism Department joined forces with authorities...
VIENTIANE, 6 June 2017: Lao PDR's Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism reports the country attracted 1.11 million international tourists during January to March, this year, a decrease of 12% from 1.24 million visits during the same period last year. The...
VIENTIANE, 31 August 2017: Lao PDR has assured village communities it will improve compensation payments to expropriate land needed for the China- Laos high-speed railway. The national news agency reported, Thursday, that Deputy Minister of Public Works and Transport, Bounchan...
VIENTIANE, 1 August 2017: Lao Airlines will relaunch a flight between Vientiane and Singapore starting 29 October. According to the airline website, the route will be operated with three weekly flights Wednesday, Friday and Sunday using an Airbus A320. Earlier this...
VIENTIANE, 8 February 2017: Laos’ Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism has called on all tourism agencies to urgently prepare activities for inclusion in Visit Laos Year 2018 calendar. Vientiane Times quoted the ministry saying promotions for Visit Laos Year...