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PATA event raises the curtain on ASEAN Tourism Forum

Pacific Asia Travel Association PATA event raises the curtain on ASEAN Tourism Forum

BANGKOK, Thailand - Over 150 travel industry professionals participated in the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Reception and Networking Event in Vientiane, Laos, January 21.

ATF TRAVEX officially declared open

Quality of business, education and networking events scores high with attendees ATF TRAVEX officially declared open

VIENTIANE, Lao PDR – The exhibition hall at Lao ITECC was officially declared open on January 21, 2013 at a ribbon-cutting ceremony by Laos’ Vice Prime Minister, Mr. Asang Laoly.

ASEAN ministers discuss tourism cooperation, creating pan-ASEAN tourist visa

ASEAN Tourism Forum ASEAN ministers discuss tourism cooperation, creating pan-ASEAN tourist visa

VIENTIANE, Laos - Representatives of the ten ASEAN nations met on Sunday in Laos' capital of Vientiane to launch the ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF), where they pledged to expand tourism cooperation and ...

Despite new regulations drunken tubing goes on in Laos

Dangerous Tubing Craze In Laos Despite new regulations drunken tubing goes on in Laos

Attempts by Laos authorities to limit the damage caused by the tourist craze of ‘‘tubing’’ — floating downriver in the inner-tube of a tyre — have had mixed success.

Laos clamping down on drugs and dangerous watersports in Vang Vieng

Laos cleaning up Vang Vieng Laos clamping down on drugs and dangerous watersports in Vang Vieng

Laos is reportedly clamping down on illegal drugs and dangerous watersports in Vang Vieng, a popular tourist destination on the Xong River.

Australian backpacker found dead in Laos

Three Australian tourists die in Laos in past month Australian backpacker found dead in Laos

An Australian backpacker who died in Laos was found dead in his hotel room alongside the body of a dead woman.

Laos, Vietnam boosting  tourism cooperation

Laos, Vietnam Boost Tourism Ties Laos, Vietnam boosting tourism cooperation

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Champassak, a tale of a Mekong gem in Laos

MEKONG SUB-REGION Champassak, a tale of a Mekong gem in Laos

Luc Citrinot, eTN

CHAMPASSAK (eTN) - There is a quaint town mirroring over a kilometer in length, its silhouette into the murky waters of the Mekong River.

How to preserve Mekong’s magical appeal?

MEKONG REGION How to preserve Mekong’s magical appeal?

Luc Citrinot, eTN

PAKSE (eTN) - Tourism belongs to one of the most successful stories which occurred in the Mekong region over the last 15 years.

Tourism opportunities, challenges highlighted at Laos event

2011 Mekong Tourism Forum Tourism opportunities, challenges highlighted at Laos event

PAKSE, Laos - The 2011 Mekong Tourism Forum ended on Saturday in Laos' southern city of Pakse, with industry experts highlighting opportunities for growth, but also the need for better management ...

Mekong Tourism Forum 2011 ready to take off

MEKONG TOURISM FORUM Mekong Tourism Forum 2011 ready to take off

Luc Citrinot, eTN

BANGKOK (eTN) - There is only another 2 weeks left before the start of the 2011 edition of the Mekong Travel Forum (MTF), the meeting place for travel professionals with a keen interest on the ...

Two earthquakes strike in the border area in between Myanmar, Thailand, Laos and China

Earthquakes Hit Myanmar, Laos, Thailand and China Two earthquakes strike in the border area in between Myanmar, Thailand, Laos and China

eTN Staff Writer

The Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System (GDACS) and the United States Geological Survey (USGS) have both confirmed that a on 3/24/2011 1:55:36 PM UTC (about 2035 local time), a ...

Lao Tourism Marketing Board active in promoting quality tourism

Conference Launch Tomorrow In Vientiane Lao Tourism Marketing Board active in promoting quality tourism

VIENTIANE, Laos - The recently established Lao Tourism Marketing Board (LTMB) is taking shape and moving ahead with developing and implementing the tourism marketing strategy for Laos.

A roundup of ASEAN latest tourism news

ATF 2011 PHNOM PENH A roundup of ASEAN latest tourism news

Luc Citrinot, eTN

PHNOM PENH (eTN) - A roundup of latest trends and news from Southeast Asia collected during ASEAN Travel Forum (ATF)

Cambodia puts emphasis on its southern coast

Best Western opens first hotel in Laos

Best Western Vientiane Hotel Best Western opens first hotel in Laos

Best Western International held the grand opening ceremony of its first hotel in Laos, the Best Western Vientiane Hotel in the capital city of Vientiane.

Mekong Tourism Forum 2011 could open Southern Laos to the world

LAOS Mekong Tourism Forum 2011 could open Southern Laos to the world

Luc Citrinot, eTN

BANGKOK (eTN) - It might still be in more than six months' time, but the hosting of the next Mekong Tourism Forum in Pakse (Champassak Province, Southern Laos) will be a great opportunity for the ...

Decreasing water levels in Mekong River force companies to cancel trips

River No Longer Navigable Decreasing water levels in Mekong River force companies to cancel trips

Reinhardt Hohler, eTN

According to a most surprised announcement on February 13, 2010, Maekhong Cruise Services (Thailand) Company suspended its services with the popular Luang Say boat until further notice.

Tales of Indochina: to open up or not to open up

Laos And Vietnam Tales of Indochina: to open up or not to open up

Luc Citrinot, eTN

Once upon the time in Indochina, there were two countries entwined in their destiny: both Laos and Vietnam fought a terrible war, half a century ago.

The Mekong River under threat

Mekong River Dilemma The Mekong River under threat

Milton Osborne, The Asian Pacific Journal

Until the 1980s the Mekong River flowed freely for 4,900 kilometers from its 5,100-meter high source in Tibet to the coast of Vietnam, where it finally poured into the South China Sea.

Laos reaps tourism gold

25th Southeast Asian Games Laos reaps tourism gold

Jun Lomibao

From here on, Laos is expected to no longer sport a tag as an exotic, landlocked country in Southeast Asia that has innocently locked itself in from the rest of the region, the continent and the ...

Laos tourism industry get major boost

25th Southeast Asian Games Laos tourism industry get major boost

VIENTIANE, LAOS - The Lao tourism industry and related businesses in Vientiane have gained a major financial boost as thousands of tourists flock to the capital Vientiane for the ongoing 25th ...

Get the latest updates on investment opportunities in Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam

Tourism Investment Conference 2009 Get the latest updates on investment opportunities in Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam

eTN Staff Writer

The Tourism Investment Conference (TIC) organizing committee announced today a distinguished list of tourism leaders in the Indochina region who will address conference delegates at the Inaugural ...

Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam brim with Asia’s most authentic and exciting tourism potential

International Travel Expo, Ho Chi Minh City 2009 Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam brim with Asia’s most authentic and exciting tourism potential

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam – The ITE HCMC organizing committee unveiled
the 5th International Travel Expo, Ho Chi Minh City (ITE HCMC 2009) that will be held at

Tourism threatens historic city known as 'soul' of Laos

Laos Tourism threatens historic city known as 'soul' of Laos

voanews.com

Tourism is bringing economic benefits to the Laotian city of Luang Prabang, the spiritual, religious and cultural capital of Laos for centuries.

Laos opens Vietnam war caves to tourists

Laos Laos opens Vietnam war caves to tourists

Laos has opened up a remote wartime hideaway, 30 years after the end of the Vietnam war.

The secret cave city hidden deep inside the mountains of northern Laos was home to revolutionary ...

Tourists seen as a lifeline for Laos elephants

Laos Tourists seen as a lifeline for Laos elephants

Laos, once known as the Land of a Million Elephants, faces warnings from conservationists that it could lose its herds within 50 years if it does not move quickly to protect them with tourism eyed ...

Mekong tourism What’s new in Mekong tourism?

eTN Staff writer

MEKONG TOURISM OFFICE DEFINES PRIORITIES

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