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Indochina Aviation Centre Introducing Bizav to Mekong Region


First-time MEBAA exhibitor Indochina Aviation Centre (Stand 936) is here to introduce potential customers to travel opportunities in the Mekong region and to meet with current partners and clients. “We want to tell people that the region is open,” said Indochina Aviation director and founder Christian Mosebach. “People might not …

Kaleang Cave to be New Tourism Site in Saravan Province


Local authorities of Saravan Province are preparing to develop the Tham Kaleang Cave to be one of the new of tourist attractions of the province.  Tham Kaleang Cave is expected to open for visitor around the Lao New Year in 2017.

Mr Ounthoung Kaophan, Deputy Minister of Information, Culture and …

Laos Visas Explained

Laos Visa Explained

By RDK Group
Most foreigners require a visa before entering the territory of Laos. Generally speaking, obtaining a visa to Laos is a relatively simple process, although specific information is not always easy to find. This guide explains each type of visa available, as well as the application process for …

AirAsia Creates New Link to Laos


AirAsia has expanded its connectivity in Laos with the launch of flights between Kuala Lumpur and Luang Prabang.

Marking the first direct link between the two Southeast Asian cities, the new KL service will complement AirAsia’s existing Bangkok-Luang Prabang flights, and the direct services connecting KL and Bangkok with Vientiane.…

Luang Prabang’s Tourism Earnings Pursue Upward Trend


The World Heritage town of Luang Prabang expects its income from tourism in 2016 to grow by US$192,455 compared to last year, an official said.

According to officials at the Luang Prabang Tourism Department, the growth in earnings is continuing as tourist arrivals increased by 16 percent in the first …

SilkAir and Sabre Join Forces to Help Laos Grow Its Tourism Market

Luang Prabang, Laos - May 16 2015: Tourists shop in the famous night market in Luang Prabang just outside the Royal Palace complex and the Haw Pha Bang temple.

SilkAir and Sabre Corporation are backing Laos in the expansion of its tourism industry by making the airline’s new flights to the emerging destination available via the Global Distribution System (GDS).

The two companies inked a new distribution agreement, which opens SilkAir’s new Singapore-Laos fares and ancillary services to travel …

SilkAir Starts Two New Routes to Laos


SilkAir has added Laos to its regional route network with the launch on 31 October of a thrice-weekly (Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays) service from Singapore (SIN) to Luang Prabang (LPQ) via Vientiane (VTE). From Luang Prabang the aircraft returns straight back to Singapore. Competition is provided by Lao Airlines which …

Feuang District Opens its Doors for Adventure


The hidden and untouched nature of Feuang district in Vientiane province will become more widely known, with the district moving to open its doors to adventure activities.

One man who loves the nature there, Mr. Vanna, is now seeking to develop his beloved hometown to become a land of adventure.…

Laos Looks to Boost Tourism by Enticing Visitors to Linger Longer


The tourism sector holds the potential to promote economic growth and reduce poverty in Laos. But although the sector is growing, it faces serious constraints and seems to be small in comparison with the tourism industry in neighbouring countries.

New strategies are needed to improve tourism policy to make tourism …

Agents Can Book SilkAir Lao Flights


Sabre Corporation and SilkAir, the regional wing of Singapore Airlines, have announced new flights between Singapore, Vientiane and Luang Prabang are now available for travel agents to book through the Sabre Travel Marketplace.

This is the first time this air content will be available to travel agents via a Global …

SilkAir Announces Flight to Laos


Singapore Airlines Group is spreading its wings even further.

SilkAir, the regional wing of Singapore Airlines, on Monday announced the launch of its inaugural flight to Vientiane and Luang Prabang in Laos.

SilkAir has scheduled its flights to Laos three times a week – on Mondays, Thursdays and …

Crowne Plaza Welcomes Guests


Situated in Vientiane, Crowne Plaza Vientiane features a fitness centre and massage services. Boasting a business centre, the hotel also provides guests with a restaurant.

Crowne Plaza Vientiane offers an Asian or continental breakfast. The restaurant at the accommodation specialises in Asian and Cambodian cuisine.

The wellness area of the

Amari Makes Triple Entry into Laos


Thailand’s Onyx Hospitality Group has signed a landmark agreement that will lead to the launch of its first properties in Laos.…