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Luang Prabang attract 500,000 visitors annually by 2015

The Luang Prabang will make greater effort in developing tourism sites to attract as many as as 500,000 visitors annually by 2015, the 7th Meeting of the Luang Prabang Party Cell has been told. “To achieve the target the province will pay attention to managing tourism-related business units, mainly through improving legal tools on tourist sites, […]

Together building a child-safe tourism

Child-Safe Tourism volunteers inspire AEPF delegations, guests, travelers to give attention to child-safe tourism campaign. After a one-day training on volunteerism, child protection, child abuse and child sexual exploitation, 20 volunteers from the National University of Laos were sent out on the street to provide a warmest greeting to AEPF delegations, guests and travelers with a […]

Xieng Khuang is the land of cultural wonders

The Xieng Khuang province as a battlefield with a large amount of unexploded ordnance (UXO) that was dropped during the Indochina War. Since liberation in 1975, the government of the Lao PDR, in collaboration with international organisations, has cleared and developed this area with the aim of transforming it from a war zone to a […]

Lighted boats pay homage to Buddha

This time is awash with celebrations and festivals in Laos and Ork Phansa – th e last day of Buddhist Lent – is perhaps one of the most flamboyant and magical of them all. Lao people, ever famous for their handicraft abilities, fashion miniature longboats (heua fai khok) from banana leaves and decorate them with a […]

Trade fairs promote Visit Laos Year held

On 27-31 October, two trade fairs were held in Savannakhet and Attapue provinces to promote the Visit Laos Year 2012. Present at the opening ceremonies were Minister of Agriculture and Forestry, Mr. Vilayvanh Phomkhe, Deputy Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism Mr. Savankhone Razmountry, Savannakhet Governor Mr. Souphanh Keomisay also the delegations from three countries and […]

Visitors amaze with centuries old artefacts of That Luang

Visitors come to That Luang in droves to pay their respects to the Grand Stupa and ponder over the ancient artefacts on display. Visitors to Vientiane almost always make time to visit the stupa, for a few hours or even longer. Tourists to That Luang usually stay there for some time, taking pictures of the various […]

Luang Prabang festival spotlight the best Laos’ film

Luang Prabang Festival-goers from across the globe will descend on the World Heritage town for the event, which will run from December 1-5 and will showcase five Lao films, as well as a wealth of other titles from across Southeast A sia. Lao thriller “At the Horizon”, directed by Anysay Keola, received critical acclaim from media […]
Wedding Dress of Laos Event - News

Wedding Dress of Laos

Below are photos about beautiful Laos wedding dress and Laos silk skirts presented at the Lao Handicraft Festival, on November 02, 2008 at Laos International Trade Exhibition and Convention Centre (Laos-ITECC)

Thakhek will attract tourists by 2015

Khammuan province is speeding up of upgrades infrastructure with the aim of turning Khakhek district into a green tourism destination by 2015. Deputy Director of the Information, Culture and Tourism Department, Mr Bounthavy Sysombath, told Vientiane Times last week that the province is in the process of converting roads leading to tourist sites from dirt […]

The natural choice for a break from city life in Tad Palai

in 2004, Mr Phouvong built 24 modest wooden huts and opened up Tad Palai for visitors back, the atmosphere at the site was no doubt a little more serene than that which you will experience today. Now, boasting 180 huts across the vast six hectare expanse of land close to the waterfall, the site welcomes […]


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