YANGON, 30 June 2020: Myanmar’s tourism is in a holding pattern as authorities extend the ban on foreigners entering the country until at least 31 July and continue to suspend international flights. The country’s Ministry of...
YANGON, 16 June 2020: The ban on international flights in and out of Myanmar has been extended to 30 June the country’s Department of Aviation announced 12 June. Myanmar closed its airports to...
YANGON, 12 June 2020: Myanmar released details this week of what it calls a Strategic Roadmap for Tourism Recovery that will establish new normal conditions for tourism to make a comeback.  The announcement was made...
YANGON, 4 June 2020: Myanmar has extended its suspension of all travel visas until 15 June according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ latest announcement posted on its website 1 June. The announcement extends the suspension...
YANGON, 1 June 2020: Myanmar National Airlines continues its suspension of international routes for the time being, but according to the airline's booking system, it may resume some international flights as early as mid-June.
YANGON, 5 May 2020: Myanmar Tourism Marketing has launched twice-weekly online panel discussions during May that update the travel trade worldwide on how the country is responding to the "Covid-19 pandemic. The panel discussions will be...
YANGON, 31 March 2020: Myanmar closed all airports to international flights effective midnight 30 March until 13 April. Last week, the country closed land borders with Thailand and Laos mainly to prevent migrant workers returning...
YANGON, 24 March 2020: Myanmar’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has shut all border checkpoints to foreign visitors in a bid to keep the country Covid-19 free. The temporary closure remains in place until further...
KAWTHAUNG, Myanmar, 17 March 2020: A tiny Burmese hamlet of rickety wooden stilt-houses looking out across a broad estuary to neighbouring Thailand is the test-site for a new responsible tourism project which aims to better lives, conserve neglected habitats, and...
CHIANG MAI, 17 March 2020: “In Search of Myanmar” is an intriguing and humorous travelogue by UK writer, James Fable, based on his two years in Myanmar (2016-2018), where he worked as a freelance travel journalist.