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National President of Skal meets with Thailand Director of Bhutan's Tourism Council

Skal Thailand and Bhutan National President of Skal meets with Thailand Director of Bhutan's Tourism Council

BANGKOK, Thailand - Seen recently in Bangkok were Karma Lotey, President of the Association of Bhutan Tour Operators (ABTO) and CEO of Yangphel Travel, visiting friend Andrew Wood, National ...

Bhutan’s amazing iron chain bridges

14th century bridges stand the test of time Bhutan’s amazing iron chain bridges

Andrew J. Wood, eTN Thailand

Thangtong Gyalpo (1385-1464) was a great Buddhist, a yogi, physician, blacksmith, architect, and a pioneering civil engineer.

Zhiwa Ling Bhutan's finest homegrown hotel

a temple within a hotel Zhiwa Ling Bhutan's finest homegrown hotel

Andrew J. Wood, eTN Thailand

BHUTAN - The 45-room Zhiwa Ling hotel in Bhutan combines the sensibilities of a fine Bhutanese guesthouse with the best of 21st century technology.

Bhutan's famous landmarks are an absolute must-see for all visitors

Temple of the Divine Mad Monk and Punakha Dzong Bhutan's famous landmarks are an absolute must-see for all visitors

Andrew J. Wood, eTN Thailand

Our first stop after leaving the capital Thimphu, on the journey east, is Dochu La Pass at 10,500 feet or approx 3,000 meters.

Bhutan: a world apart

Breathtaking Tiger’s Nest Monastery Bhutan: a world apart

Andrew J. Wood, eTN Thailand

The Tiger’s Nest is named after the mythical beast that carried the Guru Rinpoche, who brought Vajrayana Buddhism to Bhutan, to the mountaintop caves.

Bhutan feels pressure to let more foreign visitors in

“High-end, low-volume” tourism policy under pressure in Bhutan Bhutan feels pressure to let more foreign visitors in

Saffron-robed monks wander the streets of Thimphu, where elaborately painted buildings feature lucky symbols such as tigers and phalluses, all under the gaze of a huge gold Buddha atop a mountain ...

Debate on “High-value, Low-impact Tourism” takes place at PATA event in Bhutan

Sustainable tourism redefines global industry Debate on “High-value, Low-impact Tourism” takes place at PATA event in Bhutan

BANGKOK, Thailand - The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) has opened its three-day Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference and Mart (AT&RTCM) in Bhutan, one of the world's ...

The year for royal weddings

Romance in Bhutan The year for royal weddings

eTN Staff Writer

One of this year's series of glamorous royal weddings took place on October 13 in the tiny Himalayan nation of Bhutan when the fifth Dragon King, 31-year-old King Jigme Khesar Namgyal Wangchuck, ...

Earthquake update from Tourism Council of Bhutan

No tourists harmed Earthquake update from Tourism Council of Bhutan

THIMPHU, Bhutan – A powerful earthquake hit Sikkim on September 18, 2011 and fairly powerful tremors were also experienced in Bhutan at around 1840 hours.

eTN received no reports of  tourists harmed in latest Nepal, Bhutan, Sikkim earthquake

15 tourists rescued after massive earthquake by Indo-Tibetan Border Police eTN received no reports of tourists harmed in latest Nepal, Bhutan, Sikkim earthquake

ETN reporters from Nepal, Bhutan, and Sikkim, India had no reports of tourists harmed by the earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale that shook eastern parts of Nepal including Kathmandu ...

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