MTF 2020 shifts dates

YANGON, 16 January 2020: The Mekong Tourism Office will unpack its conference goodies earlier this year as the dates for the annual Mekong Tourism Forum in Bagan, Myanmar, move to 28 to 29 April.
YANGON, 14 January 2020: Myanmar’s 2019 tourism performance improved 15% to give the country 1,323,994 tourist arrivals through the country’s main gateway Yangon airport. Officials released the year's visitor data for the Yangon aviation gateway which excludes...
YANGON, 13 January 2020: Myanmar has eased visa regulations to draw more tourists to the country this year according to Union Minister for Hotels and Tourism U Ohn Maung. In a statement at the...
BAGAN, 19 December 2019: The World Heritage town’s original hot-air balloon experience is celebrating its 20th anniversary. The first balloon ride lifted off above the historic pagodas 31 December 1999 and survived through the thick and...
YANGON, 12 December 2019: Yangon’s Pun Hlaing Golf Club was named “Best Course in Myanmar” at the Asia Pacific Golf Awards 2019 in New Delhi recently. Designed by golfing legend Gary Player in 2002, the  7,124-yard,...
YANGON, 28 November 2019: If you are planning a trip to Myanmar cruising on the iconic Irrawaddy and Chindwin rivers percolates to the surface as the top options. That’s if you are determined to side-step the well-trodden...
YANGON, 22 November 2019: Dubbed the world’s cheapest train tour you pay USD15 cents to ride Yangon’s Circular Train that links the city suburbs and satellite towns in 45.9 km double track loop. While it takes...
YANGON, 11 November 2019: I enjoy walking tours, but I always keep one eye open for the corner coffee shop a couple of hours into the tour as the sun’s tropical glare intrudes on sidewalk shade. Yangon is...
YANGON, 8 November 2019: Yangon will close 2019 with at least 400 new rooms in the city’s highly competitive upper-scale hotel segment, according to the latest Colliers International Myanmar report. That pushes the room total from 5,300  in...
HONG KONG, 29 October 2019:  Marriott International Inc has signed a landmark agreement with Myanmar’s leading property developer, Yoma Land, to bring the Westin brand to Myanmar in late 2021. Under the agreement, the new-build Westin...