NAY PYI TAW, 20 August 2019: Myanmar confirmed 16 August that it would extend the visa-free period for Japanese and Korean visitors for another year starting 1 October this year. The visa-free extension for...
YANGON, 13 August 2019: The Ministry of Hotels and Tourism has launched its new website, www.tourisminmyanmar.com.mm this week. The new site features videos, news, photographs and interviews about Myanmar’s culture, traditions and tourist destinations.
YANGON, 5 August 2019: Flydubai announced Friday it would launch a new service from its home base Dubai to Thailand and Myanmar effective 10 December. The new service will link Dubai to Yangon in Myanmar and then...
BAGAN, 30 July 2019: Two young Asian tourists face a severe challenge. They are wondering how to snap a selfie at sunset without climbing one of Bagan’s crumbling pagoda ruins. A guard senses what they are...

MAI flies to China

YANGON, 26 July 2019: Myanmar Airways International will dip its toe in the China market with two new flights that will start as scheduled charters out of Mandalay. The airline will fly to Hefei in China...
YANGON, 24 July 2019: Myanmar has switched the 2020 venue for the annual Mekong Tourism Forum from Mandalay to the World Heritage town of Bagan. The decision to change the venue to Bagan was made by...
BANGKOK, 12 July 2019: YAANA Ventures, a tourism investment group based in Southeast Asia, will once again hold its corporate networking and fundraising bicycle tour, the YAANA Corporate Challenge (YCC). Expanding to two countries, the tours...
CHIANG RAI, 10 July 2019: Within a day of the UNESCO announcement recognising Bagan as a World Heritage Site, the clamour to cash in began in earnest. Bangkok Airways was first off the chock according to national...
YANGON, 8 July 2019: UNESCO inscribed Myanmar’s ancient town of Bagan, famed for its thousands of pagodas, as a World Heritage Site at the weekend. Along with Bagan, UNESCO has so far awarded...
YANGON, 5 July 2019: Myanmar’s tourism leaders are reaching out to the US travel market by cementing closer ties with the powerful American Society of Travel Advisors. Myanmar Tourism Marketing the official channel for promoting tourism in...