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Submitted 11 months 3 weeks ago by Bernie Rosenbloom.

Laos is shifting its emphasis on developing and promoting sustainable and green tourism to lure more visitors from 2021 to 2025, with ecotourism and agro-tourism leading the list of development and promotional objectives.

Submitted 11 months 3 weeks ago by Bernie Rosenbloom.

The Skills for Tourism Project (LAO/029) Steering Committee convened in Vientiane Capital on 10 December to review achievements and progress made to date and to present its goals for the upcoming year.

Submitted 12 months 4 days ago by Bernie Rosenbloom.

On 23 November, The Lao National Taskforce for Covid-19 Prevention and Control confirmed 14 new coronavirus cases, by far the country’s largest one-day tally, and bringing the total to 39. So how can this be good news for the Lao travel trade?

Submitted 1 year 4 weeks ago by Bernie Rosenbloom.

During a ceremony on 2 November 2020, the Vientiane Province Technical College inaugurated a new tourism and hospitality practical training facility built at its Vang Vieng campus. The facility, named The Academy Training Hotel and Restaurant, will provide tourism and hospitality students and the teachers with a modern training environment to hone practical skills.

Submitted 1 year 1 month ago by Bernie Rosenbloom.

As highlighted by the upcoming Lao Handicraft Festival in Vientiane, preserving and promoting local handicrafts and culture is more important than ever in the times of Covid-19. To contribute to those efforts, the Skills for Tourism Project (LAO/029), which is implemented by the Ministry of Education and Sports and LuxDev, the Luxembourg Development Cooperation Agency, supported handicraft-related enterprises in providing training to artisans in their existing supply chain, also with the goal to increase producers’ income.

Submitted 1 year 1 month ago by Bernie Rosenbloom.

Sustainable experiences reach into themed rooms at the Riverside Boutique Resort, while General Manager Mathieu Thaeron cuts consumption by relying on common sense and a clued-in staff.

Submitted 1 year 1 month ago by Bernie Rosenbloom.

WeAreLao.com expanded it “Helpful Links” page to include 13 provincial tourism websites and Facebook pages and relevant tourism sites to provide visitors with a fast path to updated and detailed information and contacts for the destination of their choice.

Submitted 1 year 2 months ago by Bernie Rosenbloom.

The Lao Thiao Lao marketing campaign kicked off on 11 September at a launch event in Vientiane, showing how the public and private sector are coming together to boost domestic tourism against the backdrop of the global COVID-19 pandemic.

Submitted 1 year 2 months ago by Bernie Rosenbloom.

In its ongoing efforts to support the Tourism and Hospitality sector impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Skills for Tourism Project (LAO/029) continues to roll out its tourism and hospitality training throughout Laos in 2020 with the aim of upskilling more than 1,400 people working in the sector through a variety of programmes.

Submitted 1 year 3 months ago by Bernie Rosenbloom.

Boten was born in 2003, and suffered through a troubled childhood. Now, it is “finding itself”, and looks set to mature as a major Southeast Asia tourism and commercial hub.

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