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More than half a million tourists expected to arrive in Luang Prabang Pi Mai Lao

Luang Prabng Province expects more than 500,000 domestic and overseas tourists during the Lao Lunar New Year 2017 or Pi Mai Lao.

An official of the Information, Culture and Tourism Division of Luang Prabang province said that the Lao New Year festivity programme in Luang Prabang province will start with a trade fair on April 10, a Miss Lao New Year Contest on April 11-12, a Miss Lao New Year or Nang Sangkhan parade on April 15 and continue with other interesting activities.

This year’s Nang Sangkhan parade in Luang Prabang will be bigger than last year’s, in an effort to use the parade to promote the Visit Laos Year 2018.

Currently, 408 hotels and guesthouses are ready to welcome all tourists, said a Luang Prabang official who is responsible for the tourist sector.

Presently, mid-range hotels and guesthouses with a minimum tariff of US$100 are fully booked for the season, and low and high-end accommodation is still available for domestic and foreign tourists.

Source: Lao News Agency