YANGON, 14 January 2015: Ministry of Immigration and Population says over 1 million international tourists entered Myanmar through Yangon International Airport last year. The Eleven Myanmar news channel reported the airport processed 1,027,770 foreign visitors in 2014, of which 165,660...
NAY PYI TAW, 14 January 2015: U Htay Aung Union Minister of the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism Myanmar fields questions ahead of ATF. Q: Could you explain the role tourism plays in the economy of Myanmar? How did tourism...
YANGON, 13 January 2015: Ministry of Culture plans to turn the century-old Chin Tsong Palace on Yangon’s Kabar Aye Pagoda Road into a cultural centre. The palace is currently home to a Ministry of Culture fine arts school. The ministry’s Fine...
SINGAPORE, 13 January 2015: Industry response for the up-coming ASEAN Tourism Forum has hit a record high with more than 350 TRAVEX (travel exchange) booths contracted and some 550 tour contractors enrolled in the Hosted Buyers Programme. TRAVEX sellers, attending...
YANGON, 12 January 2015: Myanmar Restaurant Entrepreneurs Association plans to upgrade the Inle Night Market, a tourist attractions located in the northern Shan State. Work should begin this month, but first discussions will be needed to win the support of...
LUANG NAMTHA, 8 January 2015: The Laos-Myanmar Friendship Bridge should open this March linking National Road 17 in Laos with National Road 4 in Myanmar. It has taken 20 months to construct the bridge. The bridge begins at Huaykoum village 15...
YANGON, 7 January 2015: Myanmar’s Ministry of Hotels and Tourism reports tourist arrivals in 2014 reached a record 3.5 million visits and earned more than USD1 billion. Eleven Myanmar news channel said tourist arrivals reached 3.5 million and earned USD1.135...

Myanmar extends eVisa

YANGON, 6 January 2015: Myanmar’s Ministry of Immigration and Population officially included another 32 nationalities that are now eligible for an eVisa, effective 2 January, 2015. They join a list of 68 countries that were eligible for eVisas when the...