News & Events


Austrian Scholarship for Hospitality and Tourism

This is to kindly inform that the Austrian Scholarship for Hospitality and Tourism Management course in Austria has been announced for 2018. Interested may kindly go through details below and submit the required document to HRSDD, DoEHR, MoLHR latest by on or before 24th March 2018. For further information, you may contact Mr. Rattu, HRSDD at […]


Rates for Nabji Trekking

Please find the rates for Nabji as provided by JSWNP for your kind reference.


National Museum Closure

This is to inform that the National Museum, Paro will remain closed from 16-18 February and 21-23 February 2018 on the occasion of New Year and His Majesty’s birthday celebration respectively. Hence, concerned tour operators are kindly requested to reschedule visit accordingly.


Registration for Postal Ballot

This is to kindly inform that those of you and your company staff (s) who will be occupied for carrying out tour operation activities and office work during the upcoming NC election may kindly submit your list to ABTO latest by 14th February 2018 so that we can submit it to the concerned authority. Please find TEMPLATE for submitting the list to ABTO. For clarification, if any, […]



As part of ABTO Club, Ex-Chairman Dasho Sonam Tobgay Dorji has launched TWO important online services (Tourism Information Management System [TIMS] and Rural Ecotourism Products and Services [REPS]) exclusively designed for the benefit of tour operation business at Le Meridien Thimphu. ~ TIMS: Tourism Information Management System (TIMS) is a standard service model software designed for […]


Registration for TIMS

As you may be well aware that Tourism Information Management System (TIMS) is a standard service model software designed for carrying out tour operation business activities online by travel companies regardless of changing needs, technologies, tools, location etc. in a secure and safe environment effectively. In this regard, we would like to open registration for tour […]


National Museum Closure for Cleanup Campaign

The national museum, Paro will be organizing cleanup campaign of the museum campus from 27-28 January 2018 by involving staff of the museum. Therefore, the museum will remain closed on the said dates so concerned tour operators may plan your visit accordingly. For more information, please contact Museum at 272543/272544/272257.


Dechenphu Festival and Jumolhari Mountain Festival Dates

This is to kindly inform that the Dechenphu Festival Date is on 19 October 2018 and that of Jumolhari Mountain Festival date is from 14-15 October 2018.


ABTO Club Reminder

This is to kindly remind that those of you who haven’t registered for the upcoming ABTO Club scheduled on 26th JANUARY 2018 at Le-Meridian, Thimphu from 5:30 P.M-8:00 PM, please do so via email or contact at 17621385 at the earliest for logistic purposes. Special invitation is extended to the owner/proprietor of the company since TWO important online […]

ABTO CLUB (Launch of Online Services) Rescheduled on 26th Jan 2018

ABTO CLUB (Launch of Online Services) Rescheduled on 26th Jan 2018

This is to kindly inform that the upcoming ABTO Club is rescheduled on the evening of 26th JANUARY 2018 over High tea, snacks and drinks followed by DINNER at Hotel LE-MERIDIEN, Thimphu. In this regard, the Chairman, Board of Directors and Secretariat of ABTO would like to cordially invite preferably owners/proprietors since we will be […]