Source: Lao News Agency
Khammuane province has prepared many activities for Lao Tourism Year 2024 to provide hospitality to tourists and is expected to welcome more domestic and foreign tourists to visit the province.
Head of Information, Culture and Tourism of Khammuane province, Mr. Xaysomboun Souvandala said that the province has prepared 13 tourism promotion activities related to local festivals in six districts to attract tourists who wish to visit the province. A committee has been appointed to be responsible for the tourism promotion campaign and set up plans for the implementation of Lao Tourism Year 2024 activities.
Khammouane province has so far mobilized the funds to prepare for the Lao Tourism Year 2024, collected photos at some attractive tourist sites and created online advertisements, prepared skills training courses for food-beverage service staff entire province, and a mechanism to provide better service to the tourists who will cross the border at international checkpoints such as the third Mekong Friendship Bridge and Naphao checkpoint, he said.
All hotels, guesthouses, and restaurants have also been checked up their standard considered they are able to welcome tourists regularly, he went on.
Some attractive tourist sites expected to attract more tourists including Tha Fhalang, Phathat Toum Phavang, Kong Lo Cave, the Loop, rocket and Nakai boat racing festivals in Sebangfai, and others.
Currently, Khammuane Province has 209 tourist sites, of which 145 are nature, 33 sites are cultural and 31 sites are historical sites. Among them, there are 87 sites open for public services.