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Drukair Customer Charter

Dear Customers, Drukair (Royal Bhutan Airline) as the national flag carrier ensures to provide the best of the services to our customers. Our aim is to make every customer experience a positive one. Drukair Customer Charter outlines the following service commitments and our responsibilities so that we can continue a high level of performance and […]

BoBL Launch First INR Prepaid Card

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACT: Name: Mr. Passang Norbu Organization: Bank of Bhutan Ltd. Telephone No.: +975-2- 334333/ 17603469 Facsimile No.: +975-2-335784 E-mail Address: Web Address: BoBL LAUNCH FIRST INR PREPAID CARD Whether business, education or pilgrimage, traveling to India just got easier. With the launch of the MasterCard branded INR prepaid […]

Tentative Bhutan Festival Dates

Bhutan festival dates for the year 2017. Use this calendar to plan your upcoming trip and witness a festival when you are in Bhutan.

Opening and Closing Days of Royal Textile Academy

  Date Occasion/Government Holidays Remarks Textile Museum, Royal Textile Academy of Bhutan   Note: The museum normally opens on all days from 9 AM to 4 PM expect on Sundays. 2 Jan Nyinlo Closed 28 Jan Traditional day of offering Closed 21-23 Feb Birth Anniversary of HM the King Closed 27-28 Feb Losar […]

Parking Fees Introduced at Bhutan’s Paro Int’l Airport

This is to kindly inform that the Board of Directors of ABTO has met with the Director of the Department of Air Transport, Paro on 14th March 2017. As such the Association would like to update as follows: – Departure Terminal There will be no charges at the drop zone at Departure terminal. For Buses upto 5 minutes […]

Enhancement on Adventure and Nature Tourism Products

The Board Directors of ABTO (Association of Bhutanese Tour Operators) on 2nd December 2016 had a bilateral meeting with Hon’ble Minister of Ministry of Agriculture and Forests (MoAF). Such bilateral meetings are part of series of meetings planned with relevant agencies such as Ministry of Home and Cultural Affairs, Ministry of Economic Affairs, Dratshang Lhuentshog […]

Acceptance of JCB Debit and Credit cards

Acceptance of JCB Debit and Credit cards On 26th September 2016, Bank of Bhutan (BoB) has launched Japan Credit Bureau (JCB) cards making it the first bank in the country to accept cards (Debit and Credit) issued by Japan Credit Bureau International Company. With this launch, any BoB’s Point of Sale (PoS) terminals and ATMS across Bhutan […]

Rhododendron Festival

Rhododendron Festival this year will be held from 14th to 16th April 2017 as announced earlier. It is held at Lamperi Botanical Garden, Dochula, Thimphu. Start Date: 14-04-2017, End Date: 16-04-2017 Location: Lamperi Botanical Garden, Dochula, Thimphu, District: Thimphu The festival celebrates the rhododendron flower. The festival features the rhododendron garden walk and exhibition, local culture and cuisines, arts and crafts, traditional games, cultural […]

Travelife Sustainability Award

Travelife director Mr.Soren Stober conferred Travellife award to four companies viz. Windhorse Tours,  Bhutan Bhutan Travel, TLF Holidays and Swallow Tail from Bhutan. The award was handed over to representatives of these companies on 8th March, 2017 in a function organized at ITB, 2017 travel fair in Berlin, Germany and is a recognition for the […]

Royal Bhutan Helicopter Services Limited

Royal Bhutan Helicopter Services Limited Prime Minister, Tshering Tobgay inaugurated the launch of Royal Bhutan Helicopter Services Limited in Paro last November to mark Bhutan’s first rotary air support during emergency for public. Apart from emergencies, the helicopter will also be used to transport government officials and hire for private uses like transporting passengers, transportation […]