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Community values make Luang Prabang Event - News

Community values make Luang Prabang

Food, religion, lifestyle, architecture, festivals and temples; these have all helped make World Heritage listed Luang Prabang special in the region. One of its unique assets that some tourists may not be aware of is its traditional community values. Walking through small streets around the town, if tourists pay close attention, they will probably notice [...]
 Luang Prabang implement new label for safe and green tourism Event - News

Luang Prabang implement new label for safe and green tourism

The campaign will see the creation of a new label to be displayed at hotels and restaurants around the world heritage city, setting a recognizable standard for the benefit of tourists. The Lao Ministry of Industry and Commerce and United Nations Cluster Project together with other sectors including the Luang Prabang Department of Culture, Information [...]
Laos Festival in October Event - News

Laos Festival in October

Boun Ok Phansa: That marks the end of the monks’ three-month-fast and retreat during the rainy season. At dawn, donations and offerings are made at the temples. Prayers are chanted by the monks, and at dusk candlelight processions wind round the temples. Concurrently, hundreds of decorated candlelit-floats, made of paper, are set adrift in the [...]
Patuxay, triumphal arch of Laos Event - News

Patuxay, triumphal arch of Laos

Patuzay is located at the end of Lang Xan boulevard or Thanon Luang boulevard to the East North of Vientiane capital, and that is a symbol of victory of Laos. Most of visitors coming to the capital of Laos will pay a visit to Patuxay, the symbol of the city. Patuxai (or Patuxay) is considered [...]

Wattay International Airport in Vientiane become increasingly crowded

The existing facilities were built some time ago and are unable to comfortably accommodate the growing number of passengers and aircraft passing through the airport. The domestic terminal was built before 1966, while the international terminal was built around 1998, Lao Airports Authority Director General, Mr Kongkham Norlaphoum, told Vientiane Times on Monday. To accommodate more [...]

Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar nations target 25 million travelers by 2015

Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar are seeking to integrate their tourism industries, aiming to ensure that 25 million tourists visit the four countries by 2015 as targeted. Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr Bounkeut Sangsomsak stressed the point when addressing Lao media after the Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar Senior Officials’ Meeting held in Vientiane [...]

Lao-Thai Friendship classical concert to be held

Deputy Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism, Mr. Bouangeun Saphouvong told a press conference in Vientiane on 12 February that the event was the first of its kind to be co-organized by Laos and Thailand to raise fund from the public to help the Lao National Music School in Vientiane Capital. The concert also aims [...]

Discover caves and rocky peaks of Khammuan

These are just some of the highlights of a new tour package being put together to showcase the beauties of Khammuan, a province in central Laos which is starting to really put itself on the map as an adventure and eco-tourism destination. Enjoying amazing views from the top of a 250 metre stone outcrop, taking [...]

Vang Vieng – A famous tourist destination

Vang Vieng District Deputy Chief Mr. Phonekeo Khounphon said: Vang Vieng is a perfect district, blessed with beautiful natural resources. The concerned authorities have recently ordered the closure of some shops located along the Nam Song river due to their non compliance with applicable rules, and failure to meet required standards. To promote sustainable tourism, [...]

Savannakhet province: a land of hidden gems

Laos is well known as a country of simple beauty, stunning landscapes, charming traditions and intriguing culture. But how well do we, as citizens, actually know our own country? Savannakhet province is a good place to start an exploration of the many attractions that Laos has to offer. After a recent visit to the area, [...]

 

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