Mandalay hosts travel mart

MANDALAY, 4 January 2017: The 2nd Myanmar International Travel Mart will take place, 12 to 13 January, at Diamond Plaza, Mandalay.

Global New Light of Myanmar reported the event will promote domestic and outbound travel opportunities.

During the two-day event, outbound tour operators, airlines, hotels, restaurants, bankers, foreign hospitals, telecommunications companies and related businesses will display their services through over 120 booths.

inside no 3Ministry of Hotels and Tourism and the Union of Myanmar Travel Association are the main supporters of the event, the report said.

By mid-September, over 300 companies have been granted permits for outbound tour operation, according to the ministry.

The 2016 inaugural event was held 17 to 18 September in Yangon.

For more event information visit www.facebook.com/umta.mitm2017.