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...
BAGAN, 2 March 2015: Myanmar’s Department of Archaeology, National Museum and Library has called on the public to pitch in and help to preserve hand-painted murals in temples near  Bagan. The department’s deputy general director, Thein Lwin, told Irrawaddy media that the...
YANGON, 27 February 2015: Myanmar’s Centre for Responsible Business says some of Myanmar’s flagship sites such as Bagan, Inle and Kyaikhtiyo are already under environmental and social pressure from the negative impacts of tourism. The Myanmar Times quoted the centre’s survey that...
YANGON, 17 February 2015: The Mon State government has approved the development of a hotel zone on an eight-mile stretch of pristine coastline. The Irrawaddy news channel quoted the state’s Planning and Economics Minister, Min Nwe Soe, as saying  the...
YOGYAKARTA, 13 February 2015: Direct flights between Yogyakarta and Myanmar could start, this year, mainly to promote cultural and religious related tourism. The Jakarta Globe media quoted Indonesian ambassador to Myanmar, Ito Sumardi, as saying the Indonesian government discussed details...
YANGON, 12 February 2015: Myanmar's government and Arakan State authorities will adopt measures to preserve the old Arakanese capital of Mrauk-U to prepare the site for nomination for the UNESCO World Heritage List. Ministry of Culture’s Archeology Department general director,...
NAY PYI TAW, 10 February 2015: A new domestic carrier, Apex Airlines, will start flying next month from Myanmar's political capital. The airline’s COO, Selva Kumar, told the Myanmar Times that Apex’s first aircraft, an ATR 72-600, should arrive in...
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...
YANGON, 4 February 2015: The first phase of Yangon International Airport’s new terminal building should be completed by the end of the year, airport officials claim, as the present facilities creek under the strain of tourism success. Once the new...
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...