SureStay Hotel opens in the Heart of Vientiane, Laos

Best Western Hotels & Resorts continues to introduce its innovative SureStay Hotel Group to exciting new destinations across Asia with the opening of a new property at the heart of Vientiane in Laos.Opening its doors on November 19, 2019, SureStay Hotel by Best Western Vientiane is located in the ...

Jasmina Yap

Kualao Unveils New Function Halls In Honor of 25th Anniversary

Kualao Restaurant, recognized as one of the country’s most popular authentic Lao food restaurants, celebrates its 25th anniversary in business by launching two fully renovated function rooms on the 2nd floor of the restaurant side compound, with a new and modern look.“It has been a ...

Latsamy Phonevilay

Laos receives Plain of Jars world heritage certificate

The World Heritage Committee of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) on Monday presented Laos with a certificate confirming the inscription of the Plain of Jars on the World Heritage List.The certificate was presented to Prof. Dr Bosengkham Vongdara, a special envoy ...

Siladda Souliyong

Lao silversmith eyes lustre of export markets

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – A Lao producer of handmade bowls used for almsgiving hopes to expand into additional lucrative overseas markets after receiving a good reception from customers in Thailand.“We hope to export our copper, bronze, and silver handicrafts to other countries after our products ...

Souksamai Boulom

Vangvieng prepares for winter season visitors

Authorities in Vangvieng district, Vientiane province, are making sure that everything is ready for the expected influx of visitors during the upcoming peak tourist season.District Governor Mr Khamphong Duangvilay told Vientiane Times “We are ready to welcome visitors and have prepared a full range of amenities, including ...

Phomphong Laoin

Champassak on track to welcome one million tourists this year

Champassak province has met with success in its efforts to attract more tourists through improved services, and visitor numbers this high season are expected to exceed 1 million.Deputy Director of the province’s Information, Culture tourist and Tourism Department, Ms Mala Chanthalam, told Vientiane Times the province has ...

Viengdavanh Banphahaksa

Lao-made clothes struggle to penetrate export market

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Some of the clothing made in Laos has proved unattractive to export markets due to sub-standard quality, while garment makers mainly focus on the domestic market for sales.“The clothes we make target consumers in Vientiane and the provinces. We’re not planning ...

News Desk

Thousands of devotees give alms at That Luang festival

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Buddhists from all walks of life gave alms to monks at the That Luang esplanade on Monday morning on the last day of the traditional annual festival to honour the grand stupa.High ranking officials, people from across the country and foreign ...

Visith Teppalath

Laos, Kunming promote shared tourism

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Laos and China are continuing a joint tourism drive, aiming to boost cooperation in economic and trade relations.The Kunming Municipal Culture and Tourism Bureau and the Lao Happy International Travel Co., Ltd. last weekend organised an event in Vientiane to promote ...

News Desk

Malaysia to promote tourism at That Luang Festival

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Tourism Malaysia is using the annual That Luang Festival in Vientiane to encourage people to visit Malaysia and enjoy its scenic and cultural attractions.The organisation is setting up a booth at the festival to distribute information and advertise tourist attractions to ...

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