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,...
SINGAPORE, 5 March 2021: Hilton Asia Pacific confirms it manages three hotels in Myanmar on behalf of the Eden Group that the covert activist group, Justice for Myanmar, accused of being a business crony of the military...
YANGON, 4 March 2021: A hotelier responds to our recent op-ed, adding insights on the need for due diligence to ensure international travel and hospitality companies partner with people in Myanmar who want to make their country...
YANGON, 3 March 2021: Justice For Myanmar has added 26 companies to its list of business associates of the Myanmar military, including international companies, and one of them may have a business link to Hilton Asia Pacific.
CHIANG RAI, 1 March 2021: We shouldn't get a bad taste from drinking beer, but it's a likely outcome after discovering Myanmar's famous beer brands top-up the ill-gotten coffers of a military junta. I...
YANGON, 23 February 202: The auspicious date 22-2-2021 saw the biggest demonstrations in Myanmar so far, as an estimated 1 million people took to the streets to demonstrate against the military coup. Amongst...