MANDALAY, 17 June 2019: Mandalay, Myanmar’s second largest city, gained a new air service from China late last week. Sichuan Airlines started a single weekly service from Hangzhou to Mandalay, 13 June using an Airbus...
YANGON, 14 June 2019: So-called zero-dollar tourism is starting to upset the travel industry in Myanmar. While local tour operators and to some extent hotel owners welcome the increase in Chinese tour groups they wonder...
MANDALAY, 14 June 2019: China West Air will launch a new service, 2 July, linking Chongqing in southwest China and Mandalay, Myanmar’s second largest city. The new three weekly flights using an A320 with 180 seats...
YANGON, 5 June 2019: Myanmar is easing visa procedures for six more countries effective 1 October. The report first appeared in Mizzima, an online news channel, that confirmed nationals from Australia, Italy, Germany Russia, Spain...
YANGON, 5 June 2019: Myanmar attracted 650,000 visitors during the first four months of 2019 according to the Minister of the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism, U Ohn Maung. He was briefing local media...
YANGON, 29 May 2019: Myanmar continues to campaign to get the ancient town of Bagan listed as a World Heritage site. Efforts to win a place on the prestigious UNESCO listing have intensified over...
KAWTHAUNG, Myanmar, 22 May 2019: Volunteer divers from around the world are clearing disused fishing nets, sometimes called ghost nets, from the coral reefs in Myanmar’s Mergui archipelago. Ghost nets (ALDFG or abandoned,...
YANGON, 22 November 2019: Bangkok-based Red Elephant Reps confirms it is now representing Pan Pacific Yangon in Myanmar. The hospitality representation company has strengthened its client portfolio across Southeast Asia recently by adding mainly boutique...
YANGON, 3 May 2019: Myanmar-based Memories Group has invested USD3.19 million in Strand Hotel International Ltd that operates three hotels and river cruise boat. The investment gives the company a minority share in the Strand...
YANGON, 3 May 2019: Myanmar introduced multi-language versions of its eVisa website last week, according to Myanmar’s Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population. The online eVisa application service will now have multiple language versions such...