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...
BANGKOK, 28 June 2019: Myanmar Airways International has been awarded a 7-star safety rating by AirlineRatings.com. It is also the first airline in the country to gain IATA Operational Safety Audit Programme recognition.
PHUKET, 27 June 2019: Myanmar National Airlines adds a stop in Kawthaung to its Yangon –Phuket service effective 9 July. Last year, the airline stopped its Yangon-Phuket direct service once the monsoon rains set in across...
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...