CHIANG MAI, 25 January 2018: Myanmar recorded 1.3 million tourist arrivals at its main aviation gateway Yangon International Airport, the country’s Myanmar Tourism Marketing reported at the ASEAN Tourism Forum. The annual ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF), opened at an elaborate...
YANGON, 23 January 2018: A Myanmar travel agency, Beyond Boundaries, will re-launch free Yangon walk tours that showcase the history of downtown Yangon from the pre-colonial period to modern day Yangon. The popular tours were set up by Australian Gino...
YANGON, 19 January 2018: VIPs, media and travel industry leaders celebrated the recent launch of The Best of Myanmar a comprehensive and colourful book released by veteran publisher, Jaffee Yee, at an event at Chatrium Hotel Royal Lake Yangon. Around...
YANGON, 8 January 2018: At least five state chief ministers have sought permission to operate casinos in hotels in their respective territories according to a report by Myanmar Times, last Friday. The daily newspaper reports the chief ministers met with...
YANGON, 24 January 2018: A brand new travel show will be launched to promote both inbound and outbound travel from Myanmar this July. Thailand-based ICVeX a subsidiary of Index Creative Village PCL is organising the new show. The company has been...
BANGKOK, 8 June 2015: Myanmar’s priority is to tap high value tourism according to a Myanmar Tourism Marketing report during a briefing at the Thailand Travel Mart Plus 2015 late last week. The organisation’s marketing manager, Tin New Wynt, said...

New book launch

CHIANG RAI, 14 December 2017: Knowledge Media Group will release its latest guidebook, ‘The Best of Myanmar’ at a book launch, 27 December, hosted by Chatrium Hotel Royal Lake, Yangon. Publisher, Jaffee Yee, describes Best of Myanmar  as a “premium armchair travel guide...
CHIANG MAI, 29 March 2017: The annual smog, or smoke haze, is turning into a major deterrent persuading travellers to scratch North Thailand off their travel plans, according to the Economics Research and Agricultural Forecasting Centre (Maejo Poll). Released last...
YANGON, 27 December 2017: Myanmar’s iconic and revered Shwedagon Pagoda will be closed to tourists, 30 to 1 January 2018, The pagoda will close to tourists 0700 on 30 December to all foreign visitors and reopen after religious ceremonies at...
YANGON, 19 July 2017: Myanmar Tourism Federation says the country’s new tourism draft law has already been submitted to parliament and it is expected to be enacted this year. Global New Light of Myanmar reported that the new law was...