SINGAPORE, 29 September 2021: Myanmar's military junta arrested prominent travel executive and champion of responsible tourism, Myo Min Zaw, in the early hours of 23 September. Reports suggest he was charged under the...
SINGAPORE, 16 September 2021: The International Union of Food Asia Pacific launched a campaign to mark Democracy Day, 15 September, targeting Accor and Hilton, two hotel groups that manage hotel properties in Myanmar. *This...
YANGON, 1 September 2021: Myanmar's Ministry of Transport and Communications extended the ban on all international flights to and from Myanmar until midnight on 30 September. Claiming the international flight ban is essential to combat...
YANGON, 26 August 2021: Myanmar International Airlines continues with its scheduled relief flights to Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur in September. One-way fares of USD150 economy class and USD320 business class are on sale for...
YANGON, 16 August 2021: Myanmar's Ministry of Hotel & Tourism says it will vaccinate all tourism and hospitality staff to enable hotels and guesthouses across the country to reopen. In a top-level meeting with...
SINGAPORE, 10 August 2021: A deep dive into the enigma of modern Myanmar, up to recently the hottest new travel destination in Asia, is offered by an outsider who gets inside the mind and workings of the emerging nation.
YANGON, 9 August 2021: Myanmar's military junta named U Htay Aung as the new minister of hotels and tourism at the weekend, recalling him from retirement. The announcement was made on national TV, and...
YANGON, 4 August 2021: THE Union Minister for Hotels and Tourism U Maung Maung Ohn, appointed by the military junta last February, moves to the post of information minister, according to a report this week in Frontier Myanmar.
YANGON, 22 July 2021: Myanmar Airways International confirms it will continue to fly a one-way service Yangon - Seoul every Tuesday during August. The weekly flights scheduled for 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31 August are semi-commercial...
YANGON, 20 July 2021: There has been a significant increase in the level of violence in Myanmar last week, with many deaths, injuries and arrests according to the latest travel advisories. Explosions are occurring in...