Laos - ASEAN Destination Management


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As a company with Destination Management capabilities in ASEAN, we offer our clients personalised travel packages, incentives, themed events, congresses, conferences and gala events, according to our clients’ preferences.We believe in providing our clients with exceptional experiences tailored to your needs and wants. As such, 1896 Travel constantly looks for innovative solutions catered to our clients’ needs.


ASEAN refers to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations that was established in 1967 as a political and economic organisation to bring countries in Southeast Asia closer. “Southeast Asia, feel the warmth?is the slogan of destination ASEAN that encompasses not just the tropical climate, but is representative of ASEAN’s rich cultures and its hospitable people.


Destination ASEAN is a melting pot of cultures that have entwined with one another and exchanged various elements and practices from one another. Yet, it is interesting to note that the various cultures still maintain their distinct identities, making the region replete with diversity, mystery and beauty. The region is also home to intriguing contradictions, between the new and the old, modernity and traditions, cosmopolitanism and rustic cultural heritage. Hence, ASEAN offers an immense amount of exploration with countless secrets and surprises waiting to be unveiled.

Events and Activities in Laos

  • Tips for flying into Laos: You can choose between Wattay International Airport in Vientiane, Pakse International Airport in Champasack Province, Luang Prabang Interntional Airport and Savannakhet. All offers visa on arrival.
  • Good Business Hotels: Best Western Vientiane Hotel, Mercure Vientiane, La Residence Phuo Vao, Le Palais Julianna Luang Prabang
  • Business Districts:  Most business occurs in the developing Capitol City Vientiane.
  • Interesting Etiquette: #1 – Dress modestly as Laos is a conservative country. #2 – Don’t pat people on the head. #3 – Master the traditional greeting “nop” or “wai” to those of equal social standing to be considered very polite.
  • Our Services: Allow us to take you on unique experiences and activities in Laos. For example, we once brought our clients on an Organic Farm experience in Laos!

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