Upcoming Events


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 […]

2nd Round of Training on TIMS

2nd Round of Training on TIMS

As you may be aware that 138 staff from 93 tour companies were trained on the first module of TIMS (tour management) in August/September 2017. We have completed second module (tour costing and office accounts) and ONE DAY training is scheduled for relevant staff/tour operators starting from 26th until 28th December 2017 on batch-wise. Therefore, […]


FAM Trip Haa

This is to kindly inform that RSPN in collaboration with Nature Conservation Division, Department of Forests and Park Services  is organizing a familarlisation tour for tour operators and guides from 16-17 November 2017 to create awareness on community based tourism products and services being developed  HAA as part of  Community Based Sustainable Tourism (CBST) project for promotion. In this […]


Invitation to Thai tourists for Final Prayers to late King Bhumibol Adulyadej

A recitation of prayers for the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej of the Kingdom of Thailand is being organised on 26th October 2017 at Kuenselphodrang (Buddha Point) coinciding with the Royal Funeral in Bangkok.   In this regard, we would like to request all the tour operators (who have Thai tourists during the said day) to kindly invite […]


Thimphu Tshechu Booklet

The Association would like to kindly inform that Thimphu Tshechu programme booklet is available @ Nu. 50/- at ABTO.


Event During Thimphu Tsechu

This is to kindly inform that the TOSAOY ” The old Students Association of Yangchenphug” is organizing an interesting event by inviting Stars and professional Bhutanese Singers/Dancers/Comedians on 30th September 2017 at RBA Officers Institute, Lungtenphu, Thimphu. Please find below brief program and singers for your kind information. PROGRAMME: 6:30 PM: Arrival of the guest 7:00 PM: […]


Jumolhari Mountain Festival 2017

This is to kindly inform that the upcoming Jumolhari Mountain Festival 2017 is scheduled from 14th to 15th October 2017 at Damgochong (6 hours walk from Thangthangkha). In this regard, the park management has come up with various programs and service packages for enhancing the visitors experiences.For more information, please find Jumolhari Mountain Festival Brochure or contact the […]


Second Royal Highland Festival

The 2nd Royal Highland Festival in Laya will be held on 23rd and 24th October 2017. This will be proceeded by a one day Laya Run on 22nd October 2017 and followed by the local annual offering festival known as Auley from 25 to 27 October 2017  On behalf of the Laya Gewog and Gasa Dzongkhag, Gasa Dzongda is happy to extends his heartiest welcome […]


Eco Traveller World of Taste Tourism Exhibition -Toronto Canada

This is to kindly inform that one of the tour companies registered for the upcoming Tourism Exhibition in Toronto Canada scheduled from 28th Sept. to 1st October 2017 have withdrawn for unavoidable circumstances. In this regard, interested tour companies are kindly requested to take advantage of last minute registration. Two companies are allowed to share the space […]