YANGON, 5 June 2019: Myanmar attracted 650,000 visitors during the first four months of 2019 according to the Minister of the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism, U Ohn Maung. He was briefing local media...
YANGON, 29 May 2019: Myanmar continues to campaign to get the ancient town of Bagan listed as a World Heritage site. Efforts to win a place on the prestigious UNESCO listing have intensified over...
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, 22 November 2019: Bangkok-based Red Elephant Reps confirms it is now representing Pan Pacific Yangon in Myanmar. The hospitality representation company has strengthened its client portfolio across Southeast Asia recently by adding mainly boutique...
YANGON, 3 May 2019: Myanmar-based Memories Group has invested USD3.19 million in Strand Hotel International Ltd that operates three hotels and river cruise boat. The investment gives the company a minority share in the Strand...
YANGON, 3 May 2019: Myanmar introduced multi-language versions of its eVisa website last week, according to Myanmar’s Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population. The online eVisa application service will now have multiple language versions such...
BAGAN, Myanmar, 9 April 2019: A Chinese company conducted a survey of Bagan in March to evaluate if a heritage theatre project would appeal to tourists and turn a profit for its developers. Myanmar Times reported...
YANGON, 5 April 2019: Strand Cruise announced details this week of a new cruise option for its end-of-season sailings between Bagan and Yangon. Scheduled for May, the itinerary offers passengers the choice of booking bite-sized sections of...
YANGON, 29 March 2019: Myanmar’s Department of Civil Aviation will conduct a new field study that could revive the Hantharwady International Airport that was slated for Bago. Tourism and airline executives in Yangon welcomed the news that...
YANGON, 22 March 2019: Against the backdrop of a challenging 2018, Myanmar Tourism Marketing Association says 2019 opened on a positive note with January travel arrivals up 19%. The country’s hotels and tourism...