Board to manage tourism marketing established
Posted Date: Friday, 4-Mar-2011
The Lao Tourism Marketing Board has been set up in a ceremony held at the Don Chan Palace in Vientiane Capital yesterday. The ceremony was attended by more than 70 representatives of government and tour operators in Vientiane.
The event provided the participants with opportunities to share viewpoints on shaping a mechanism to enhance the service of tourism related business units and ensure the growth of tourism market in the country in the international arena.
“We are committed to promoting the participation of business sector as well as we can and providing market consultation as well as advertising tourism to make Laos become a successful and competitive tourist destination,” said Mr. Soukaseum Bodhisane, President of the Lao Tourism Marketing Board.
Mr. Soukaseum said that tourism potentials in the country were the friendliness, hospitality and culture of the Lao people and natural resources.
“There should be good cooperation between the Lao National Tourism Administration and tour operators, hotels, airlines companies as well as travel agents to facilitate tourism service in the country,” said Mr. Soukaseum.Also present at the meeting were Chairman of the Lao National Tourism Administration, Mr. Somphong Mongkhonvilay.
Source = laovoices