Articles tagged “laos”

Asian Tourism Investment Looks Promising Through 2026, But Challenges Loom

Asian Tourism Investment Looks Promising Through 2026, But Challenges Loom

Dan Peltier, Skift

As the world's fastest-growing region for tourism it's a good sign that some Asian countries can expect to see healthy travel and tourism investment during the next 10 years. But a number of factors could alter these projections, particularly the Chinese market, as more global tourism trends are tested in this region.

3 years ago

UNESCO World Heritage Sites and the Downside of Cultural Tourism

UNESCO World Heritage Sites and the Downside of Cultural Tourism

Denis D. Gray, Associated Press

Destinations are realizing that tourism management is an essential part of a good quality of life for residents. It's just that not many destinations make wise decisions when the promise of tourism profits make wise choices less attractive.

3 years ago

Lessons from Laos for Southeast Asia’s Booming Aviation Industry

Lessons from Laos for Southeast Asia’s Booming Aviation Industry

Newley Purnell, Quartz

The region's facilities need to catch up with the airline industry and the rapid growth of the consumer base.

6 years ago

Tourism to Laos reaches record high in 2012 with expectations to cross 3.1 million mark

Tourism to Laos reaches record high in 2012 with expectations to cross 3.1 million mark

The country’s poorly funded and executed marketing campaign had little to do with the tourism boom; visa exemptions and added airline links to Korea, Cambodia, and China led to the 14 percent visitor increase.

6 years ago