YANGON, 27 April 2021: As news continues to focus on Myanmar's dreadful loss of civilian lives since the 1 February military coup, TTR Weekly takes a closer look at how the travel industry is fairing during the...
YANGON, 23 April 2021: The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) will launch a new food assistance operation, targeting 2 million vulnerable people in the poor townships across Myanmar's main cities and other areas where population displacement is taking place.
YANGON, 23 April 2021: Justice For Myanmar alleges one of the region's top hotel companies, Shangri-La Group, has an ongoing business link with Myanmar's military junta that overthrew the elected government in the 1 February coup.
SINGAPORE, 19 April 2021: Pandaw Cruises founder and CEO Paul Strachan describes in his latest email dispatch, efforts to provide medical and financial support to hundreds of Myanmar families who have fallen victim to the military junta’s...
SINGAPORE, 12 April 2021: Pandaw, a pioneer of luxury river cruises in Southeast Asia and India, has cancelled all cruises in Myanmar due to the “current deplorable situation.” Pandaw Cruises founder Paul Strachan, in a statement...
WASHINGTON, 29 March 2021: US travel and hospitality companies with business interests in Myanmar will come under extreme scrutiny following the US Department of Treasury updated financial sanctions on two military companies in Myanmar. The US Department...
TOKYO, 26 March 2021: Six private Japanese firms and a Japanese state entity admit they paid rent on the Y Complex hotel and real estate project that ultimately went to Myanmar’s defence ministry, according to a Reuters report on Wednesday.
YANGON, 22 March 2021: Pandaw Cruises says it has now transferred donations from travellers and associates in the travel industry to Pandaw Clinics in Bagan to buy first aid equipment and supplies to help injured protesters.
YANGON, 16 March 2021: Myanmar's military coup leaders named a retired general, U Maung Maung Ohn, as the new Minister of Hotels and Tourism, but the private sector's tourism leaders have ignored his appointment.
YANGON, 16 March 2021: Pandaw, a luxury river cruise operator, has nailed its colours to the mast by providing medical aid to injured demonstrators in towns across central Myanmar. In a statement released at the weekend,...