NAY PYI TAW, 30 January 2015: Myanmar’s e-Visa facility will be extended to cover four checkpoints on the border with Thailand, in the near future, a reliable source close to the service provider told TTR Weekly. Myanmar’s minister of Immigration...
YANGON, 2 October 2019: Discovery Rides, the adventure branch of boutique tour operator Discovery DMC, is pioneering Royal Enfield motorcycle tours in Myanmar. Based out of the country's second-largest city, Mandalay, Discovery's Enfield day and...
BAGAN, 22 December 2015: Myanmar Tourism Federation will begin collecting entrance fees in local currency at heritage sites in Bagan, effective 1 January 2016. Global New Light of Myanmar reported that despite a Ministry of Culture order that authorised collection...
YANGON, 8 March 2019: Myanmar started 2019 on a positive note registering 162,612 tourist arrivals during January an increase of 19% when compared with the same month in 2017. Preliminary figures were released, earlier this week, by...
BAGAN, 8 September 2016: Bagan welcomed 160,000 visitors, January to August, an increase of 8% over the same period last year. Bagan’s Ministry of Hotels and Tourism director, Than Htut Khine, told local media that the recent earthquake damaged pagodas and ancient...
KAWTHAUNG, Myanmar, 22 May 2019: Volunteer divers from around the world are clearing disused fishing nets, sometimes called ghost nets, from the coral reefs in Myanmar’s Mergui archipelago. Ghost nets (ALDFG or abandoned,...
YANGON, 1 September 2015: Myanmar’s Hanthawaddy International Airport should open by 2022, four years after the previous target date , according to a Myanmar News Bureau report released last week. The official government news agency said there were delays in...
YANGON, 31 August 2015: Myanmar Investment Commission says the relocation of five cancelled real estate projects planned for sites close to Yangon’s Shwedagon Pagoda will be finalised by the end of the year. Irrawaddy media quoted MIC secretary, Aung Naing...
YANGON, 13 January 2020: Myanmar has eased visa regulations to draw more tourists to the country this year according to Union Minister for Hotels and Tourism U Ohn Maung. In a statement at the...
BAGAN, 5 March 2015: Myanmar Restaurant Association says a night mall will be opened in Bagan to provide better shopping and products for visitors. Eleven Myanmar reported the story initially and quoted the association's chairman, Tint Swe, as saying that...