Laos taps tourism potential to boost economic growth-Xinhua

Laos taps tourism potential to boost economic growth

Source: Xinhua

Editor: huaxia

2024-06-07 21:59:45

VIENTIANE, June 7 (Xinhua) -- Laos' Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism organized a conference aimed at tapping tourism's potential as a key factor in driving Laos' economic growth.

The meeting, which took place in Lao capital Vientiane from Thursday to Friday, was attended by representatives of relevant offices, provincial departments of information, culture and tourism, and tourism-related businesses.

The meeting aimed to provide participants with the opportunity to exchange points of view on the current state of tourism in the country and how to promote growth in the tourism sector, the local Pasaxon newspaper reported on Friday.

Several topics were discussed at the conference including tourism development and management promotion, penetration of Lao tourism products into overseas markets, and personnel development in the tourism sector.

The meeting also discussed the development of tourist sites, tourism products, and facilities in line with sustainable trends and regional and international standards.