Undergraduate Requirement for Specific Business Field of Study

This is to inform that the Ministry of Labour and Human Resources (MoLHR) is compiling the list of undergraduate requirement for private sectors for submission to the Department of Adult and Higher Eduction (DAHE) for different undergraduate studies outside Bhutan from 2018 (3 to 4 years studies and student will graduate either 2021 or 2022 […]


Registration for ABTO Membership

This is to kindly inform that ABTO website is being currently updated with a focus on members directory page for visibility. The company profile will be made available to the viewers/ visitors to the webpage and will be connected directly to your mailbox/email. Since the effort is to make members visible, we would sincerely request if […]


Employment Survey by Department of Labor and Human Resources

This is to kindly inform that the Ministry of Labour and Human Resources is conducting establishment survey 2017 nationwide for developing 12 five year human resource master plan and also establishment report 2017. In this regard, please find establishment questionnaire for your kind reference and necessary support in providing the required information, which will have huge […]


Thimphu Tshechu Booklet

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


Royal Bhutan Helicopter Service Ltd. Rates & Packages Package

This is to kindly inform that RBHSL has come up with helicopter tour packages and revised the rates to be effective from 1st October 2017.  Various Revised rates are as follows: –  1. Commercial Fee on fixed flight time (Local and Tourists) 2. Tourists Booking Form 3. Local Booking Form 4. Lunap Fees 5. Fee for Royal Highland Festival Kindly find […]


MOU between ABTO and RSPN

On August 4, 2017, the Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the Royal Society for Protection of Nature (RSPN) and the Association of Bhutanese Tour Operators (ABTO) at the office of Royal Society for Protection of Nature. Considering the interrelation between the tourism industry and the environment conservation, RSPN and ABTO will collaborate to promote […]

Tourism Integrated Management System (TIMS)

Tourism Integrated Management System (TIMS)

The Association of Bhutanese Tour Operators (ABTO) has developed a comprehensive tour operation management software, which is a web-based (CLOUD) and modeled on Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system. To make tour operation much more dynamic through effective use of your company’s resources and for better planning and decision making processes, The Association has developed Tourism Integrated […]

Request from Bhutan Kidney Foundation

Request from Bhutan Kidney Foundation

Bhutan Kidney Foundation (BKF) would like to request all interested tour operators for support and also to extend invitation to receive their two volunteers who is currently walking from Samdrup Jongkhar to Thimphu to raise awareness on Kidney related diseases. They are expected to arrive inboxed Thimphu on 4th July 2017 at Clock Tower. For more information please find here […]


Tour Leaders information

The Association would like to compile the list of independent tour leaders who has been leading tour groups to Bhutan. This exercise is being carried out in-order to assess how best they can be incentivized and accordingly submit proposal thereof. Therefore, we would like to request if you could kindly provide his/her Name, Nationality and Number of visits till date for compilation. For more […]


Request from Gasa Dzongkhag

This is to kindly inform that the Gasa Dzongkhag Administration will organize Menlam Tshenmo in Gasa starting from 6th May 2017 for the well-being of sentient beings. In this regard, Dzongkhag Administration would like to request for voluntary contribution from Travel Agents towards supporting the initiatives. The contributors will be acknowledged through media and also […]