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Submitted 3 months 2 weeks ago by Bernie Rosenbloom.

The Luang Prabang Chamber of Commerce announced that it officially recognizes the Luang Prabang Tourism & Hospitality Rendezvous as a valid association.

Submitted 3 months 3 weeks ago by Bernie Rosenbloom.

The Luang Prabang View Hotel landed the ASEAN MICE Award at the 21st ATF on 26 January in Chiang Mai, Thailand. The honour is presented to venues that comply with stringent ASEAN MICE standards. “It’s a great award to be given,” said Mr Sengmany Chaila, Luang Prabang View Executive Assistant Manager, who accepted the prize. He noted the hotel is the only one in Luang Prabang to achieve this status.

Submitted 3 months 4 weeks ago by Bernie Rosenbloom.

SilkAir has announced its Singapore-Laos summer schedule for 2018, which aims to provide better connectivity for European travellers.

Submitted 4 months 1 week ago by Bernie Rosenbloom.

What interests visitors coming to Laos the most? Here’s a hint; you can’t avoid them. According to the government’s Tourism Development Department, nature and culture hold the top two slots. The World Bank came to Vientiane in December 2017, with nature-based tourism on its mind, and its eye on the country’s 20 National Protected Areas (NPAs).

Submitted 4 months 2 weeks ago by Bernie Rosenbloom.

Bounlap Douangphoumy faced a trial by fire at the Laos Media Briefing during the ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) in Chiang Mai, Thailand, on 25 January, when international travel journalists grilled him over why tourist arrivals annually tumbled by 10% in 2016, and a repeat performance is expected when the 2017 tally comes in.

Submitted 4 months 3 weeks ago by Bernie Rosenbloom.

The annual Luang Prabang Handicraft Festival is underway. Organised by Heuan Chan Heritage Luang Prabang, “Lad-Bhu Han” is running from 28 January to 4 February, as part of the Visit Laos Year 2018 campaign. The event takes place on a quaint side street with traditional Luang Prabang-style wooden houses in the heart of the UNESCO city.

Submitted 5 months 1 day ago by Bernie Rosenbloom.

“I can’t find information about Laos.” That’s what you often hear from tourists returning to the Mekong Region, who have never crossed into the country. We Are Lao Media recognized this void, and decided to fill it with WeAreLao.com, where Laos is billed as The Last Frontier. The aim is to create the most informative, promotional, and up-to-date Lao tourism website, while providing a multimedia marketing platform that benefits all Lao tourism stakeholders.

Submitted 6 months 5 days ago by Bernie Rosenbloom.

The Lao National Chamber of Commerce and Industry launches LAOFOOD 2018 at a ceremony held on 14 December, at the Best Western Vientiane. By Bernie Rosenbloom The international hospitality trade’s spotlight will focus on the inaugural LAOFOOD 2018 Exhibition, being held at the National Convention Centre in Vientiane on 7-9 June, when global and local hospitality and F&B suppliers will present their latest products to regional hotels, restaurants, and distributors. The event – co-hosted by the Lao National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LNCCI) and Lao Hotel and Restaur
Laos Tourism Food Expo

Submitted 7 months 1 week ago by Bernie Rosenbloom.

As Luang Prabang grows as a tourist destination, it faces many challenges in remaining a green destination. Some have termed the current situation in Luang Prabang as "fragile". In 2016, the Lao German Development Cooperation Project (GIZ) began implementing the "Handle with Care" project, funded by the European Union's Switch Asia Programme. The project has reached the halfway mark, and We Are Lao wanted to know how the project is proceeding.

Submitted 11 months 15 hours ago by admin.

13 December 2016 Luang Prabang Pigs Out By Bernie Rosenbloom Luang Prabang’s hotels and restaurants hold “The Battle of the Pigs” to raise funds for families making their livings at the dump.   Troy Matusow frequently visits the Luang Prabang dump. The man behind Asia One Resort Supply knows the people who live amid piles of plastic under tarps. He’s watched them eke out a living by scavenging through the garbage pit, and often brings them water and food.

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