Invitation for Lunch at Ga-Wa Restaurant

This is to kindly inform that BTCL group of companies would like to invite all tour operators for a LUNCH on 15th September 2016 at 12.30 PM in their newly opened Ga-Wa Restaurant located at the Clock Tower Square, Thimphu. Interested tour operators are kindly requested to confirm your participation at 77601560, 17656350, 77442800.


Visa copy for Tashichho Dzong

Visa copy (Tariff paying tourists) for entrance to Tashichho Dzong As you are aware that w.e.f. 1st September 2016, entrance fee of Nu. 300.00 per tourist for visitation to Tashichho Dzong will be introduced. Although entrance fee is not applicable to tariff paying tourists, you are required to show copy of tourist visa at the entrance […]


Revised Entry Ticket Rates for Takin Zoo

Please find below the revised rates for visiting Takin Zoo, Motithang, which will come into effect from 1st September 2016 Bhutanese: Nu. 50 Foreigner: Nu. 100 Students if accompanied by teachers: Nu. 10 Entry fee waiver for following categories: Seniro Citizen above 65 years Monks Children below 12 years Government guests if accompanied by protocol […]


Sponsorship for Royal Highlander Festival

As informed, the Royal Highlander Festival will be organised in Laya from 16th to 18th October 2016 to promote the sustianblelivelihood of highlanders, showcase highlander’s innovation and exhibit the Highlands as a pride of Bhutan. The Festival will be a landmark activity of Gasa Dzongkhag’s vision of Good to Great Gasa, which is a vision inspired by […]


Expression of Interest for Road Side Amenities (RSA) and Suggestions

Please find the link below for the attached the list of possible Road Side Amenities for development identified by TCBS together with senior guides. The list is not finalised and if you have any suggestions including addition of new ones or alternative areas to those identified you are kindly requested to send it to ABTO […]

Introduction of SABAH Bhutan

Introduction of SABAH Bhutan

The SAARC Business Association of Home based workers (SABAH Bhutan) has been established with funding assistance from the SAARC Development Fund (SDF) as part of the project “Strengthening Livelihood Initiatives of Home based workers in the SAARC Region”. SABAH Bhutan is registered in Bhutan with the Civil Society Organization Authority of Bhutan as a Public Benefit […]


List of Hotels offering discounts

Click on the link below to view the list of hotels offering discounts for the month of June-August 2014 as part of Bhutan – Thailand Friendship offer. List of Hotels offering discounts

Contribution for Jambay Lhakhang Thongdrel

Contribution for Jambay Lhakhang Thongdrel

Jambay Lhakhang Drup Committee is producing a 50X4o feet Thongdrel of Maitreya (Jampa) to be featured in every Drup starting from this year. In this regard the Jambay Lhakhang Drup Committee would like to solicit contribution from tour operators to help produce the Thongdrel. As such interested tour operators for donation and further information may […]


ABTO Classified # 300

Please find attached ABTO Classified regarding availability of seats on charter flight and vehicle for hire. Click on the link – ABTO Classified 300



In order to create an environment to interact on a regularly basis between ABTO members, Board of Directors and the stakeholders, a platform called ABTO Club is being initiated on trail basis. Please click here to download the flyer for more information about the ABTO Club. The proposed frequency of the gathering is once a month preferably last […]