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Submitted 2 months 3 days ago by Bernie Rosenbloom.

Sinxayaram Temple presents a “Kingdom of Buddhism” in Meuang Feuang that has been attracting the faithful from around Laos and northern Thailand for decades, and is now welcoming tourists.

Submitted 2 months 1 week ago by Bernie Rosenbloom.

While many big name resorts struggle to seamlessly blend with nature, Ban Lao Meuang Feuang effortlessly delivers a real Lao accommodation experience.

Submitted 3 months 1 week ago by Bernie Rosenbloom.

Laos has turned back the clock to 2019, and is fully opening its borders to tourists on 9 May 2022, with “relaxed measures”, the Prime Minister’s Office has announced.

Submitted 6 months 7 hours ago by Bernie Rosenbloom.

WeAreLao questioned local TAs and DMCs about the reopening process, and the eight respondents mentioned confusion and bureaucracy for stalling a smoother, more robust rollout, while their critique offered varying insights and opinions on how to improve.

Submitted 9 months 3 weeks ago by Bernie Rosenbloom.

The Inthira Group signed an agreement with the Lao Development Bank (LDB) on 18 October, to provide financing to the 20-year-old tourism and hospitality company for developing sustainable tourism products.

Submitted 9 months 4 weeks ago by Bernie Rosenbloom.

The Elephant Conservation Center (ECC) in Sayabouly, Laos has announced that Mae Khoun Noy gave birth to a calf in the ECC’s home at the Nam Tien forest on 4 October. ECC is also seeking support for the new addition, a gift of hope and a proof of perseverance and hard work for the conservation of this highly endangered species.

Submitted 10 months 2 weeks ago by Bernie Rosenbloom.

Luang Prabang-based Saffron Coffee has long been known as a profit-for-purpose enterprise supporting more than 85 villages in northern Laos. Tourism and its café have also entered its brew over the years with programs such as Exclusive Guided Tasting, Cherry to Cup tour, and From Mountain to Cup initiative. Like many in the country’s tourism and hospitality industry and its supply chain, Saffron has suffered under Covid. WeAreLao’s John Morris Williams recently interviewed Saffron Director Todd Moore to uncover the impact of the pandemic on the business.

Submitted 10 months 3 weeks ago by Bernie Rosenbloom.

MICE and group travel will need more lead time before returning to Laos, according to Rob Hanson, General Manager at Nakarath Travel. We Are Lao’s John Morris Williams recently interviewed Mr Hanson, whose DMC specializes in bespoke travel, to discuss his view on what it will take to reopen Lao travel.

Submitted 11 months 2 days ago by Bernie Rosenbloom.

Are MICE and group travel the way back for Lao tourism once the borders reopen? We Are Lao’s John Morris Williams recently asked Laurent Granier, Co-founder & General Manager of Laos Mood, for his thoughts. Laos Mood is a MICE and group travel specialist with distinct and geographical markets.

Submitted 11 months 2 weeks ago by Bernie Rosenbloom.

The Lao Thiao Lao Survey Team traveled to Vientiane Province on 24-27 August, to identify sustainable tourism products, meet with provincial and district tourism officials, and consult with tourism site developers to ensure sustainable tourism growth in the increasingly popular destination.

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