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.
INLE LAKE, Myanmar,4 March 2020: Sofitel Inle Lake Myat Min has introduced the first luxury wellness programme in Myanmar focusing on holistic therapies, traditional treatments, nutrition, fitness coaching and educational wellness initiatives. Opened just one year...
YANGON, 25 February 2020: Memories Group has announced the appointment of Thibaut Stettler as hotel manager at Awei Metta hotel in Yangon.  Outgoing GM Eric Laurent takes over as general manager at the firm’s sister...
YANGON, 13 February 2020: Rosewood Yangon opened its doors earlier this week, introducing the luxury brand to Myanmar's gateway city. Housed in what was formerly the  New Law Courts that date back to 1927, the...
YANGON, 12 February 2020: Myanmar scored the highest spike in tourist arrivals among the world's 10 fastest-growing travel destinations in 2019, according to the United Nations World Tourism Organisation. Based on tourist arrival growth...
YANGON, 7 February 2020: Myanmar's Ministry of Hotels and Tourism has suspended a popular visa-on-arrival service for Chinese tourists and told outbound tour operators to end ground handling services for Chinese tourists to stop the spread of the coronavirus.