Click to Watch in HD > ENGLISH NEWS: Vang Vieng Witnesses 70 Billion Kip in Circulation.23/2/2018

Watch VO Vang Vieng, one of the most favorite tourist destinations in Vientiane Province Witnesses 70 Billion Kip in CirculationINTRO: Vang Vieng, one of the most favorite tourist destinations in Vientiane Province, recorded more than 183,000 visitor arrivals last year creating a cash flow of more than 70 billion kip (US$ 8.52 million) from its tourism industry. STORY: More than 141,000 visitors visiting the district were identified as foreigners, with half of them from Asia, 30 percent from the EU and 20 percent from other parts of the world.According to the Director of the Information, Culture and Tourism Office of Vang Vieng district, Since the beginning of 2016, visitors have tended to come to Vang Vieng in groups or as families, especially those from Korea. This has helped boost the tourism industry in Vang Vieng over the past twelve monthsThere are 43 natural tourist sites in Vang Vieng. These include 34 caves, two waterfalls, four cliffs with viewpoints on top, and three natural reservoirs. Vang Vieng has more than 145 places of accommodation for visitors, including 17 hotels, one ASEAN green-standardised hotel, 10 resorts, 116 guesthouses, and one home-stay unit which comprises 8 houses. There is a total of 2,745 rooms.There are more than 150 businesses involved in tourism-related services, such as catering, entertainment centres, massage parlours and souvenir shops, along with 16 tour companies, 21 kayaking service units, one tubing service group and one long-tail boat service group.Over the past years, Vang Vieng authorities have made amendments to rules regulating tourism businesses in the district to ensure peace and order are maintained in the district and educate and encourage tourism-related businesses to obey established rules in an effort to tackle social ills associated with the influx of tourists such as drug abuse as well as the wearing of skimpy and immodest clothing among visitors.ໂທລະພາບແຫ່ງຊາດລາວTelevision Nationale LaoChommany street, Ban Sivilay,Muang Saythany District, Vientiane Lao PDR, P.O.Box 5635, Tel+85621 710067.E-mail: [email protected]://

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