“Me getting into tourism is a coincidence. I didn’t know it existed,” said Inthy Deuansawan, founder of Green Discovery Laos. “My dad wanted me to study tourism. I worked in sales and wanted to be an architect.”
Register now for the free Elephant Camp Welfare and and Sustainability Workshop and Auditor and Advisor training in Luang Prabang from 25-27 April. Discover how to ensure your elephant tours or those you book keep pachyderms in the forefront.
Summit Tours took to the skies over Luang Prabang on Thursday 5 April, 2018, to launch their new luxury helicopter experiences, “Laos from the Sky”.
Summit Tours launched their exclusive “Laos from the Sky” helicopter tours this week, taking top Luang Prabang hoteliers for the ride of their lives.
You are invited to join thousands of trade visitors at LAOFOOD & LAOHOTEL‘18 – Laos’ No. 1 International Hospitality and Food & Drinks Show at the National Convention Centre, Vientiane from 7-9 June. Save USD 5 and get your free ticket to the expo by pre-registering today!
Luang Prabang is loaded with bucket- list “must sees”, but the UNESCO city offers a world of activities beyond the traditional trail. Stay an extra day or two, and do something new and cool.
Actor Harrison Ford made a visit to Luang Prabang yesterday, stopping to make merit at Pha O temple and meeting with Sathou Onekeo Sittivong, the abbot of Wat Xieng Thong, Wat Pakkhan, and Wat Pha O, as well as being the Provincial Head of the Luang Prabang Buddhist Fellowship.
In support of the tourism sector and to create a platform for suppliers to the hospitality and F&B industry to develop business contacts with key decision makers, the Lao National Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Lao Hotel & Restaurant Association will host LAOFOOD+HOTEL 18 – Laos’ 1st Major International Hospitality and Food & Drinks Exhibition at the prestigious National Convention Centre, Vientiane from 7-9 June 2018.
Free the Bears Fund center comes to the rescue. The capture of endangered Asiatic blacks bears, which are typically exported and sold so their parts can be used for medicinal purposes, continues to occur in Laos, despite efforts to reduce wildlife poaching and trafficking in the Southeast Asian nation and pledges by authorities to crack down on those who engage in them.
No one likes a trash-laden UNESCO site, least of all Luang Prabang. Over the years, several initiatives set out to keep the city clean, but the efforts were often uncoordinated and short-lived. As one project faded, another stepped in to help get rid of the litter that taint the streets and river banks.

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