YANGON, 20 February 2017: Myanmar Tourism Federation and the Tourism Authority of Thailand recently signed a MoU to promote tourism between the two countries under the tagline Two countries – One Destination, but will it resolve major pain points? They...
RAKHINE STATE, 20 February 2017: The Rakhine State government, in Myanmar, has invited private developers to accelerate construction of an airport at the ancient city of Mrauk U in northern region of the state. Irrawaddy media quoted the regional transport minister,...
RAKHINE STATE, 16 February 2017: Myanmar’s Rakhine state government has issued a proposal to the union government to open seven new beach resorts in Gwa Township and two in Thandwe Township. Irrawaddy News quoted the regional minister for finance, revenue...
KENG TUNG, MYANMAR, 3 February 2017: Keng Tung could be a million miles away. It’s not. In fact’ it’s relatively close to my hometown province of Chiang Rai; 163 km beyond the province's border with neighbouring Myanmar on a twisting...
YANGON, 26 January 2017: Himalaya Airlines, a Nepal-based airline, will launch flights between Kathmandu and Yangon in Myanmar, 24 February. The airline will operate two flights weekly on the route on Monday and Friday using an Airbus 320. Kathmandu Post confirmed that Nepal...
YANGON, 26 January 2017: Wyndham’s TRYP brand has arrived in Southeast Asia with the opening of a new- hotel in Yangon, Myanmar. The 60-room TRYP Yangon is Wyndham’s inaugural hotel in Myanmar. TRYP by Wyndham targets urban travellers with hotels located...
YANGON, 24 January 2017: Yangon Heritage Trust recognised, the Bogyoke Aung San Market, also know as Scott Market, on Bogyoke Aung San Street as the latest historic landmark to receive a Blue Plaque. The award was presented last Friday. YHT awards...
BANGKOK, 19 January 2017: Thai AirAsia will increase flights on the Bangkok-Mandalay route to twice daily starting 17 March. The airline’s commercial director, Santisuk Klongchaiya, said direct flights to Myanmar’s second largest city are busy as more Thai people travel...
KENG TUNG, MYANMAR, 17 January 2017: Amazing Kengtong Resort, a landmark property built on the site of a demolished Shan royal palace in the early 1990s will undergo a major remake starting this May. Amazing Holidays Hotels & Resorts took...
YANGON, 13 January 2017: To make Yangon more attractive to visitors, Myanmar’s former capital will open a new night market along its downtown 52nd Street. Global New Light of Myanmar reported that the Yangon City Development Committee plans to open...