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...
VIENTIANE, 5 April 2019: Asian Trails has named Laetitia Lai-Lai as general manager of Asian Trails Laos effective 8 April.  A French national, she will replace Virginie Kury who will move to Phnom Penh to head...
VIENTIANE: News that Laos will ease its visa application process with a brand new eVisa service is a welcome move for tourists planning a trip to landlocked Laos. The Lao PDR Ministry of Foreign Affairs, according to...
LUANG PRABANG, 15 February 2019: Bikepackers can enjoy a luxury not shared with BikingMan Laos entrants; who will be hell-bent on completing a gruelling race head down and pedalling like crazy. They can ...

On ya bike to Laos

VIENTIANE, 28 January 2019: The world’s top ultracyclers will descend on Laos, 20 to 24 May, for Round 3 of the 2019 BikingMan World Championship on a course covering 780-km paved-and-gravel roads over the country’s challenging...
SINGAPORE, 18 January 2019: Was Scoot guilty of pulling the wool over our eyes when it announced, earlier this month, it would start a new flight to Luang Prabang, 1 April? Not really, it just looked...
VIENTIANE, 17 January 2019: Vientiane’s first ever hotel branded by an international hotel chain, will close its doors for good, ceasing operations 1 March. Mercure Vientiane’s hotel’s general manager and owner’s representative, Christopher Yeo,...