Destination Asia News Delivering regular news from each of our eleven destinations in Asia.
Cruise from Laos to China on the New Pandaw Vessel from September
The new double decked vessel to be named RV Sabei Pandaw has been designed with a shallow draft and powerful engines to ensure year-round passage along the rapids of Lao’s challenging gorges.
September 28, 2017
The Charitable Luang Prabang Half Marathon
This half marathon taking place in Luang Prabang supports the Lao Friends Hospital for Children - a non-profit pediatrics hospital in the ancient town that provides free high quality and compassionate healthcare for Lao children.
August 29, 2017
Into the Spiritual Heart of Luang Prabang
Assisted by our expert guides, guests are introduced to the deeply spiritual nature of this serene country. We visit the ancient temple of Vat Mano or Vat Thatluang in Luang Prabang
July 20, 2017
Pullman Luang Prabang Opening Late 2017
Adding their name to the list of luxurious five star resorts in Luang Prabang is Pullman. Managed by Accor Hotels, the Pullman Luang Prabang is set to open its doors in late 2017.
June 29, 2017
Lao, French and Persian Inspired Azerai Hotel Opens in Luang Prabang
Two-thirds of Laos is covered in rugged mountains, and within these mountains you will find some of Asia’s most charming towns and cities.
May 24, 2017
Fascinating History of Parasol Blanc in Luang Prabang
The story of Parasol Blanc is a fascinating one and begins during the reign of King Sisavang Phoulivong. Born in 1885 he was king of the Kingdom of Luang Prabang and later the Kingdom of Laos.
May 2, 2017
Bespoke River Journeys with Mekong Kingdoms
Mekong Kingdoms is a new, stylish and comfortable way to meander along Southeast Asia’s most fascinating river with intrepid routes and curated experiences at the ready to fascinate every traveler.
March 28, 2017
Half-Day Architectural Walking Tour in Luang Prabang with Expert
Discover a fascinating heritage and masterful examples of both colonial and Laotian architecture that often go unseen in Luang Prabang. Francis Engelmann is our guide on this insightful journey.
February 16, 2017
New International Border Checkpoint Between Cambodia and Laos
In early 2017, the Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith and his Cambodian counterpart Hun Sen officially opened the new Nong Nokkhiane-Trapeang Kriel international border checkpoint.
January 17, 2017
A Relaxing River Adventure in Northern Laos
A day of soft adventure combined with cultural exploration and a relaxing river cruise.
December 28, 2016
Laos Grows International Botanical Gardens
The balmy tropical climate of Laos creates ideal conditions for a wealth of colorful, exotic and simply stunning flora.
December 5, 2016
Exciting New Trekking Options in Northern Laos
We can now offer two exceptional ways to interact and enjoy the natural habitat of Nam Et-Phou Louey National Protected Area in Northern Laos.
November 28, 2016
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