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Submitted 2 months 3 weeks ago by Bernie Rosenbloom.

Bangkok Airways and Lao Airlines concluded a new codeshare deal, allowing Lao Airlines to ticket passengers to board Bangkok Airways’ flights on the Bangkok-Vientiane and Bangkok-Luang Prabang routes.

Submitted 2 months 2 weeks ago by Bernie Rosenbloom.

Ban Nam Dee may only be a 10-minute drive from Luang Namtha Town, but it seems like 100 miles away. The ethnic Lanten “Good Water Village” popped onto tourism maps a decade ago as the last stop on the Tea Caravan Trail in north-western Laos. Today, "Good Water Village" is an easy-to-access - Lao Skyway offers Vientiane-Luang Namtha flights five days a week at 15:00 - responsible tourism success story with a new website.

Submitted 2 months 3 weeks ago by Bernie Rosenbloom.

Vientiane has plans to develop new tourism services on the Nam Ngum River in Xaythany district, aiming to attract more visitors through nature-based tourism and the local lifestyle. Projects include three boat docks to allow visitors to travel by boat to organic vegetable farms and the Phaithamkor Conservation Park.

Submitted 2 months 3 weeks ago by Bernie Rosenbloom.

Thousands of Japanese swooped in on the Lao Festival held in Yoyogi Park, Tokyo, from May 26 to 29. The Lao Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism organisd the event to promote Visit Laos Year and raise the profile of Laos.

Submitted 2 months 3 weeks ago by Bernie Rosenbloom.

The Lao tourism industry is not only playing a significant role in boosting economic growth, but is also creating a huge number of job opportunities for local people, experts have noted. The United Nations’ World Travel and Tourism Council unveiled its latest report, which states tourism has directly created 114,000 jobs Laos, with related services upping the number to more than 385,000.

Submitted 2 months 3 weeks ago by Bernie Rosenbloom.

The government is still seeking a qualified partner to jointly operate Lao Airlines in a bid to achieve more efficient and profitable operation of the national flag carrier.

Submitted 2 months 3 weeks ago by Bernie Rosenbloom.

What started as a Mark Wiens’ Travel for Food vlog, ended up as toilets in a remote Khmu village in Luang Prabang.

Submitted 2 months 3 weeks ago by Bernie Rosenbloom.

According to World Travel and Tourism Council, in 2017, the total contribution from travel and tourism to Lao PDR's gross domestic product (GDP) was around US$2 billion, which accounted for 13.7 percent of total GDP. This figure is expected to rise up to US$3.3 billion by 2028.

Submitted 2 months 3 weeks ago by Bernie Rosenbloom.

Vientiane diners look set to get a good deal on popular Lao dishes. According to “Laopost”, The Ministry of Industry and Commerce (MoIC) announced a new price control policy in Vientiane Capital on pho, kao piek, kao pat, and kao latna.

Submitted 2 months 3 weeks ago by Bernie Rosenbloom.

Laos is setting its tree-planting sites high for celebrating Arbour Day and International Children’s Day on 1 June, with a plan to sow saplings on 27,000 hectares in 2018.

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