YANGON, 15 January 2015: Myanmar’s Department of Civil Aviation says a government proposal to upgrade and privatise 30 domestic airports has been postponed until late this year or possible 2016. The DCA general director, Win Swe Tun, told the Irrawaddy media that the...
YANGON, 20 March 2015: Myanmar’s home grown airlines will feel the pressure when ASEAN’s open skies policy opens the door for unrestricted flights between capital cities. Myanmar has already signed off on the open sky policy, but there is considerable...
YANGON, 31 July 2017: Myanmar’s Ministry of Hotels and Tourism will focus on ecotourism in an attempt to increase visitors to the country. Ecotourism and community-based tourism are now strong marketing trends used to attract tourists and Myanmar has already...
BAGAN, 28 September 2015: Myanmar’s Minister for Culture says Bagan is facing challenges to preserve the area’s heritage. Union Minister for Culture, U Aye Myint Kyu, told local media during a workshop, late last week, that technical expertise, communications and...
NAY PYI TAW, 31 March 2015: Myanmar’s Ministry of Hotels and Tourism says it is studying ways to boost tourism to Nay Pyi Taw, the country’s capital city. Eleven Myanmar media reported, Monday, that the ministry plans to create city...
YANGON, 28 May 2015: A trial run of taxi meters will take place in Yangon, this June to determine their viability in the local market. An independent company authorised by Yangon region’s Ministry of Transport will supervise the test run....
YANGON, 9 February 2015: Myanmar's Ministry of Hotels and Tourism says the government will begin issuing licenses for outbound  tour operators starting this month. The  ministry director, Myo Win Nyunt, told the Irrawaddy media that the ministry issued the regulations...
MON STATE, 1 December 2015: A Death Railway Museum at the site of the World War II-era Death Railway in Thanbyuzayat Township in Myanmar will open in April next year. Global New Light of Myanmar media reported the museum will...
BANGKOK, 21 April 2016: Myanmar’s domestic and foreign investment in hotels has exceeded USD3 billion, according to the Directorate of Investment and Company Administration. Quoting sources in the directorate, Eleven Myanmar media reported foreign investment reached USD2.5 billion in 63...
BANGKOK, 7 January 2019: Myanmar’s Rich Mandalay Group has appointed Dusit International to manage its latest property in Yangon under the hotel group’s ASAI brand. Now under construction in Yankin township, in the northern central part...