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Country Reports are tourism profiles of destination countries.

This report is produced by one of a global network of industry analysts, who provide market-based information as well as detailed, insightful and localised interpretation of the facts and figures.

Each profile contains information on:

  • Tourist arrivals - overnights and expenditure
  • Purpose of visit - business, leisure or VFR
  • Accommodation supply - operating performance
  • Tourism policy - management
  • Transport - access and infrastructure
  • Tourism funding - promotion and future development

What's included

What's included

Table of contents

Table of contents

  1. Laos

    • Introduction

      • Data Sources

        • Background

          • History
            • Geography
              • Safety and security
              • Attractions

                • Tourism and the Economy

                    • Figure 1: Tourism receipts, 2001-07
                • Arrivals

                  • International
                    • Arrivals by region
                      • Figure 2: Current and projected international arrivals for the GMS*, 2007
                    • Domestic
                    • Market Characteristics

                      • International
                        • Purpose of visit
                          • Figure 3: Laos’ top ten source markets, 2006*
                        • Seasonality
                          • Figure 4: Average length of stay (in days), 2001-06*
                        • Length of stay
                          • Figure 5: Greater Mekong Subregion top source markets, 2006*
                          • Figure 6: Arrivals to Laos by region and nationality, 2002-08
                      • Transport

                          • Figure 7: Arrival by mode of transport, 2003-06*
                        • Air
                          • Road
                            • Rail
                              • River
                              • Accommodation

                                • Tourism News

                                      • Figure 8: Estimated programme costs of the GMS* Tourism Sector Strategy, 2006-10
                                    • The National Ecotourism Strategy and Action Plan
                                      • The Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office
                                        • The Lao National Tourism Authority
                                        • What Next?

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                                          • The Consumer

                                            What They Want. Why They Want It.

                                          • The Competitors

                                            Who’s Winning. How To Stay Ahead.

                                          • The Market

                                            Size, Segments, Shares And Forecasts: How It All Adds Up.

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                                            New Ideas. New Products. New Potential.

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                                            Where The White Space Is. How To Make It Yours.

                                          • The Trends

                                            What’s Shaping Demand – Today And Tomorrow.

                                          Please Note: This is a sample report. All of the figures, graphs, and tables have been redacted.

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