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Laos launches pilot tourist digital platform

Digital transformation is not an option but is a must for the Lao tourism sector next year due to the expected surge in the number of tourists from China.This was the main message of a meeting held in Vientiane on Wednesday to discuss a pilot ...

Times Reporters

Tourism ministry eyes partnership with online travel services operator

The Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism is considering partnering with Booknea Inc., an online Lao travel agency, to foster the growth of tourism by advertising services through the Booknea app. “Using this app, we will publish, advertise and circulate information about the travel industry ...

Phetphoxay Sengpaseuth

Trip.com Group CEO and Lao Tourism Minister Open Collaboration Talks

BEIJING, Dec. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Trip.com Group CEO Jane Sun met with Lao Minister of Information, Culture, and Tourism Kikeo Khaykhamphithoune last Friday, to discuss possibilities for cooperation in the tourism industry, including the streamlining of visa applications as well as various cultural exchange projects.World heritage sites in Laos such ...

PR Newswire

Laos, China join forces to improve Lao tourism

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Lao and Chinese representatives gathered in Beijing on Monday to share ideas and exchange skills to develop and promote tourism in Laos.The seminar to promote investment in the tourism sector in Laos was held at Beijing Union University, China, at the ...

News Desk

Authorities hail success of Visit Laos-China Year

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Visit Laos-China Year 2019 officially concluded on Monday with authorities from both countries attending a ceremony as the campaign not only boosted tourism exchanges but also significantly improved the relationship between the two neighbours.The Visit Laos-China Year 2019 closing ceremony took place ...

Times Reporters

Luang Prabang 11th in Architectural Digest Top 20 Places to Travel in 2020

Laos’s Luang Prabang ranks 11th in a list of top 20 places to travel in 2020, published by Architectural Digest.Architectural Digest publishes its list of top travel destinations every year. To be included in the list, a travel destination must be appealing to architecture and ...

Jasmina Yap

Kuang Si Falls Named in List of Best Overseas Attractions for Japanese Tourists

Laos’s Kuang Si Falls in Luang Prabang has been named as one of 50 best overseas attractions for Japanese tourists in 2019, a recent survey has shown.The falls ranked 26th in the list of 50 most popular destinations for Japanese tourists in 2019 compiled by ...

Taejun Kang

Laos ministry calls for coordination to boost tourist inflows

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism is aiming to contribute more revenue to national socio-economic growth by requesting the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to be its key supporter.Through coordination with the foreign ministry, overseas embassies and consulates are expected to provide ...

News Desk

Thailand Hopes to Attract Affluent Lao Tourists

Thailand will push health and wellness tourism and shopping to attract high-income tourists from Laos.The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) plans to team up with Thai private hospitals and Lao influencers to promote the medical segment to high-income Lao tourists, Bangkok Post reported.TAT will also partner with ...

Taejun Kang

The integrated travel tech portal, Discover Laos Today, opens

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Discover Laos Today, Laos’ first integrated travel tech portal to inspire people around the world to travel and experience Laos was launched last week in the world heritage city of Luang Prabang to enrich Laos’ tourism offerings to the world.Attending the ...

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