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Tourism ministry cancels licenses of 179 tour companies
Brainstorming Organic Tourism
Pattaya zoo under fire after poked tiger video goes viral
Vietnam takes actions to realise ASEAN common tourist visa
Asia Briefs: Myanmar 'still keen to work with UN'
Bumpy ride for tourism seen in 2018
Art in December
FEATURE: India wary of China's South Asia push
Singha to jazz up Chiang Rai
Vacationers flood Gaw Yan Gyi Island for holiday period
How Do You Keep an Elephant Warm? Knit a Giant Blanket
Politics aside, Nepal woos Indian investor
Orphaned Myanmar elephants blanketed against cold | Bangkok Post: news
Myanmar and China to partner on travel sector development
Myanmar elephants keep warm with giant blankets amid cold snap
Myanmar-Nepal Friendship Association to cooperate in tourism, trade and investment
Want to know where India wants to travel? Luxury, honeymoon, safari are most searched words
Luxury, honeymoon destinations top winter searches: Google India
Luxury, honeymoon, and safari travel most searched this winter: Google India
JICA loans more than K14 billion for 6 working sectors
Google India reveals top searched travel destinations
Dubai Remains Most Searched Destination on Google India
Winter escape: Indians searched for luxury, honeymoon, Bali on Google
Where not to go: Travel destinations you should avoid in 2018
"Luxury", "honeymoon", and "safari" destinations are the most searched for winter holiday-related ...
Fodor's stay-away list includes Phang-Nga Park
Luxury, honeymoon, safari destinations among top searches on Google
Overtourism and safety cited in Fodor's where not to go list
Wanderlust becomes cosy
Travel destinations to avoid in 2018
A list of places to avoid next year
Beijing and the Great Wall join Mount Everest and Missouri on Fodor's places to avoid in 2018
Taj Mahal, Venice and Beijing: Here's why you should avoid travelling to these places in 2018
Overtourism and safety cited in list of where not to go
Telecom Sector Draws Foreign Investment
China-Asean Entrepreneurs Forum (CAEF) strengthens trade and cultural exchanges
Myanmar seeks to turn border gate into int'l land entry point
Myanmar may upgrade border gate with China
Myanmar may upgrade border gate with China
Myanmar seeks to upgrade border gate with China: newspaper
Myanmar Tourism Bank will open within six months: official
Businesses demand quicker reforms, policy clarity in 2018
Myanmar may upgrade border gate with China
Regional highway brings prosperity to Laos' northwest
Myanmar-EU trade hit 1.35 bln USD in 7 months
Yoma's streamlining of businesses making good progress
Tourist arrivals to Brunei increase by 10 per cent in 2017
Myanmar seeks to turn border gate into int'l land entry point
Locals call for conservation projects on Gawringi island
Brunei emerging as tourism destination
India-Myanmar-Thailand highway to be ready in 3 years; work starts
Canadian ambassador deletes tweet praising Myanmar beaches amid humanitarian crisis
Bangladesh 'firm' to send 1 million Rohingyas back to Myanmar under deal: Muhith
Serge Pun goes where others fear to tread
Places to visit in 2018: Nine destinations you should avoid
Myanmar's First Tourism Stock Starts Trading in Singapore
Memories Group begins trading on SGX at S$0.285 after reverse takeover of SHC
Myanmar's Memories Group debuts on Singapore Exchange
SGX Welcomes Memories Group Limited To Catalist
Regions and states seek permission to operate casinos
Yoma, FMIC spin-off Memories Group commences trading
Myanmar States and Regions Seek Lift of Casino Ban
Index Creative Village boosts sales by 18 per cent
It's a party across the region but S'pore is sober
Myanmar's first tourism stock starts trading in Singapore
Sri Lanka's Jetwing Symphony hotels set sights on Myanmar, Indochina
Myanmar's first tourism stock rises 30% in Singapore debut
SGX welcomes Memories Group Limited to Catalist
Not waiting for retirement to travel the world
Myanmar works for sustainable tourism development
Myanmar confident of economic take-off this year
Myanmar slipping on several fronts
Myanmar works for sustainable tourism development
Trading of YSX-listed companies gains momentum
Myanmar: Pressure to welcome casinos
Five Myanmar regions ask central govt for casino ops: report
Myanmar tourism stock soars away from crisis
Myanmar Digest: Karen, IDPM $350K fundraise; Global Tech rolls out new service
Cuba, Myanmar – and Missouri? State makes no-go travel list from Fodor's
Myanmar Officials Bet on Casinos for Boosting Chinese Tourism
Myanmar ministers seek government's nod on casino operations
Myanmar lawmakers seek permission for casinos in effort to boost tourism
Cable cars for Alaungdaw Kathapa National Park
Myanmar's nexlabs raises six-digit funding led by Singapore VC firm VIMIC
Laos: Nam Ngum reservoir plan seeking to shore up investors
Animals' horns seized from smugglers to be displayed
Chiang Rai Hosts Meeting with Neighboring Countries on Joint Tourism Promotion
Cuba, Myanmar — and Missouri? State makes no-go travel list from Fodor's
Myanmar regional leaders ask for permission to open small casinos
Plan to visit five 'Chiangs' hatched
YSH's real estate head upbeat on their Yangon landmark project
More Asian travellers expected to arrive in 2018
Myanmar hotels win Asean tourism awards
Forget the boycott, come and visit us, 'long-neck' Kayan mother says
China-Cambodia cooperation is called a good model for countries
Myanmar Tourism highlights utter Western media bias compared with Regional Fairness: Isolation?
Government expects growth of 6.8pc in 2017-18
Mandalay sees spike in number of hotel rooms, but lacks tourists
Fodor's says this US state is a 'no go' zone along with Myanmar and Cuba
Digital consulting firm nexlabs attracts six-figure equity injection
A pang of conscience in Myanmar
A pang of conscience in Myanmar
Thailand keen to retain border trade growth with Myanmar
Chin State to Revive Buran Trees to Boost Tourism
New Didote waterfall elephant camp opens to public
Patience key to investing in Myanmar
Focus on 'Chiang' cities
Lao PM begins trip to Myanmar
Myanmar, Laos to increase cooperation
Myanmar, Laos reach MoUs on sectoral cooperation
Laos, Myanmar vow to cement ties, sign three cooperation deals
Hilton Nay Pyi Taw lands Asean MICE Award
Hilton Nay Pyi Taw to Win ASEAN MICE Award at ATF 2018
Dialogue on Pakbaeng Hydropower Project begins
Laos, Myanmar beef up bilateral cooperation
This Ex-Goldman Banker Quit to Take Over an Empire in Myanmar
Myanmar, Laos ink agreements on power, science, fighting graft
United International Group to open five Amata hotels in 2018-19
This ex-Goldman banker quit to take over an empire in Myanmar
Impact investments in Myanmar gather momentum but still to scale up
Hilton Nay Pyi Taw wins tourism award
Indonesian islands listed for sale online
Inwa cultural zone receives more visitors
Myanmar drafts digital economy master plan
Myanmar's manufacturing sector attracts over 1.5 bln USD of foreign investment in 9 months
Mount Saramati being explored for tourism potential
Over a dozen VC transactions, PE exits mark Myanmar dealscape in 2017
Arunachal: Pema Khandu declares Pangsau Pass International Festival open
Pangsau Pass International Festival Begins
Arunachal festival begins on high note
Joy begins after Arunachal's CM declares Pangsau Pass International F ...
Elephant camp opens in Dr Brandis's teak plantation in Pyay
Myanmar hotel rates 'higher': Vice President
Border trade route with Myanmar: Pema
Kayah State re-opens some areas to tourists
Elephant camp in Mandalay aims to emulate Thai tourism success
Mogok prepares to party for 800th birthday
Indonesia gears up for ASEAN Tourism Forum 2018
Largest foreign taxpayers for 2016-2017 FY announced
India-Myanmar-Thailand Trilateral Highway by 2019: Gadkari
Myanmar Tourism Marketing Showcase Diverse Range of New Tourism Products at ATF
India-Myanmar-Thailand Trilateral Highway by 2019: Nitin Gadkari
Myanmar Tourism Marketing Showcase Diverse Range of New Tourism Products at ATF
Myanmar businesses urge closer ties with Kanchanaburi
Unlocking northern Thailand's tourism sustainability
India for institutionalising cultural ties with Asean: Sushma
Myanmar to start annual travel show
Kayin State receives more foreign tourists
Businesses call for closer ties with Kanchanaburi
India-Myanmar-Thailand Trilateral Highway by 2019: Gadkari
Best-Performing Thai Health Stock to Tap Myanmar for Expansion
Tourism, politics and the Rakhine crisis
Local tour agencies urged to register
Dawei poised to become major tourist destination in Myanmar
Thailand expects 8 pct increase in tourism revenue from foreign visitors in 2018
Myanmar deliberates bed tax
Thailand Tourism wants to be in the “unbeatable geographic location”
Myanmar airline arrivals up
Best-performing Thai health stock to tap Myanmar for growth
Asean-India Summit: Narendra Modi proposes to declare 2019 the 'year of tourism'
Assam gears up for global investors summit, Advantage Assam
TAT to focus on Asean visits
Why you must visit Bagan, among the last of Myanmar's untouched treasures
Investors summit: 12 focus areas identified
Tanintharyi chamber chief seeks greater tourism cooperation with Thailand
Myanmar woos Asian tourists amid Rohingya crisis
Consul General of India speaks on India-Myanmar relations
ASEAN tourism set to reach new heights
Manipur and Sagaing hold cooperation meeting
Naga lake attracts Indian visitors
Migrant Salon nationals return to Myeik, hold traditional spirit festival
Road linking Mae Sot with EWEC highway nearly finished
BJP lauds 'improved' business climate
Rewarding efforts on sustainable tourism in ASEAN
Rewarding sustainable tourism efforts in ASEAN
Sagaing Region CM welcomes further cooperation with Manipur
Thai tourism set to grow and grow
Spotlight: Myanmar government working hard to solve Rakhine issue
Hilton in Myanmar claims MICE award
Japan to fund Mandalay water treatment facility
What does Myanmar's new airport mean for travellers?
Is Myanmar Safe? And Should You Go?
Assam to host its first global investors summit tomorrow
Assam to host its first global investors summit tomorrow
Myanmar to Host First Tour for ASEAN Travel Bloggers, Writers
China gourmet festival held in Myanmar
Opportunity to improve the country's tourism
Asean: the right way ahead for India
Assam to host its first global investors summit tomorrow
Tourist arrivals jumped by 18 per cent last year
Myanmar aims to harmonise hotel industry, environment
Thailand works to lure ASEAN tourists
Yunan model for Assam
Thailand Plans To Lure More ASEAN Tourists
Turkey to help boost tourism in Bangladesh
Yoma's Q3 profit surges to S$16.8m after spin-off of tourism business
Yoma Strategic's 3Q earnings surge to S$16.8m on disposal of tourism business
In Namtu, an empty town open to visitors
Bagan to be transformed into a sustainable cultural heritage tourism destination - ASEAN-Korea ...
Week-long ASEAN media trip targets Myanmar's attractions
PM Hasina thanks OIC for supporting Bangladesh during Rohingya crisis
Yoma's Q3 profit surges to S$16.8m following spin-off of tourism business
Does your holiday pass the human rights test?
EOI called for New Mandalay Resort
ASIA DMC explores incentive market
Turkish minister visits Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh camps
Development will not be at the cost of ecology, claims Chandra Mohan Patowary
Does your vacation cross the human rights check?
Yoma Strategic posts strong Q3 results, shares dip
Yangon Heartz to jump-start tourism development in remote Coco Islands
Indonesia exports Wagyu beef to Myanmar
Myanmar should pursue 'green' development, says visiting UN official
Tourism project to be implemented in Chin, Kayin and Taninthari
Three Rohingya children killed as boat capsizes
Tourism projects planned for Chin, Kayin and Taninthari
Gated residences buoyant while retail sees potential
Sagaing park's security to be tightened
Total citizen investments hit over 3.37tn kyat
Myanmar parliament discusses possible casino business
The bold bikers of Hyderabad
Women bikers to promote Telangana tourism potential
Awesome foursome promotes T-tourism
Women bike rally flagged off in Hyderabad
Myanmar Government Holds Talks to Legalize Casinos
Conscious tourism in a crisis: how a visit can shed light on a stricken country
The bold bikers of Hyderabad
Breaking gender stereotypes
On their 17000km ride across 7 nations, women bikers get rousing welcome in Vij
Women biker gang to zoom across five countries to promote Telangana tourism
Minister says Myanmar open to allow casinos: report
Myanmar jubilant as Asian arrivals swell
Women bike rally flagged off in Hyderabad
New Airport Brings Myanmar's Human Rights Record To The Forefront For Tourists
Myanmar government softens stance on casinos
The foursome on a mission
Why Is the Tourism Industry Ignoring the Reality of Myanmar?
State Counsellor's portrait displayed on 71st Union Day
Tourist numbers in China see steady rise
Odisha beauty queen Swapna Priyadarsini enthralls Myanmar with her Dalkhai moves
Swapna sets her eyes on Miss Universe
Isolated people and places showcased in Mount Eden photography exhibition
Myanmar Plans to Legalize Casinos Amid UN Ethnic Cleansing Row
Year of the Dog boost for tourism
Myanmar Received $5 Bn in Foreign Investment in Current Fiscal Year
Odisha's Swapna Priyadarshini eyes 'Miss Universe' title
Mandalay Int'l Airport received over 1 million passengers last year
HSMAI and National Geographic Traveler to Celebrate Sustainable Hospitality
Supporting tourism development in Africa through better measurement
Laos sees marked shift in tourist appeal
Mandalay chamber to focus on SME loan and Chinese investment
Govenment adds targeted export products
48 investment projects approved in Myanmar's Rakhine state for local development
The Good And Bad That Investors Should Know About Yoma Strategic Holdings Ltd's Latest ...
Taninthari River Crossing Bridge being built on Union Highway
Bangladesh hopes Myanmar will ensure safety of Rohingya
PM urges India to put pressure on Myanmar
PM urges India to put pressure on Myanmar
Rakhine receives funds from energy projects for education and infrastructure
3000 skilled workers will be ready in fiscal 2018-19: director
Banks must adapt products to tourism sector – UMB boss
ASEAN center hosts seminar on tourism
Myanmar Sees Rise in Tourist Numbers Despite Rohingya Crisis
Ministries join forces to legalise casinos
Airline links Yangon and Phuket
Dawei SEZ is for the few, not the many
Myanmar sees rise in tourism despite Rohingya crisis
Khiri Travel has 4 new destination products
Myanmar sees rise in tourist numbers despite Rohingya crisis
Myanmar sees rise in tourist numbers despite Rohingya crisis
Number of Myanmar tourists rise despite Rohingya crisis
Tourism to Myanmar up 18 per cent – despite 'ethnic cleansing' of Rohingya
Tourism survives Rohingya crisis
NE heart of Act East Policy: Kyan Aung
Asean region clean city award spurs MBPP to continue good effort
CSOs express deep concerns over plans to resume Dawei SEZ
Direct flights begin between Myeik Airport and Bangkok
Cross-border car rally aims to boost tourism
Raped by tourists: Children in Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia ...
Northeast India strengthens ties with Myanmar
Myanmar Unveils 10-Year Plan to Save the Elephants
Agreement for Myanmar's biggest airport project expires
After year's delay, ministry has yet to issue liquor licenses to 1400 businesses
Beautiful Theint Zar Chi became Miss Myanmar Mandalay Region
Is it safe to travel to Myanmar? Tourism advice for Yangon and other parts of Burma
Myanmar's tourism strategy needs an overhaul
City to host Digital Tourism Forum 2018
Home-stay tourism expected to take off when law approved
30000 USD in grant for best startup tourism initiative in Mekong
$30000 in grant for best startup tourism initiative in Mekong
Mrauk U: tensions, protests and its bid for UNESCO protection
Thailand's First Tourist Port in the Northern Region Opened in Chiang Rai Province
Memories Group inks 1.3b kyat deal for luxury yacht business in Myanmar
Stocks to watch: DeClout, Memories Group, AEM Holdings, KLW Holdings
Spiritual tourism needs more boost
Memories Group inks 1.3b kyat deal for luxury yacht business in Myanmar
SGX-listed Memories Group to buy luxury yachting business Burma Boating
International Institute for Peace Through Tourism is Celebrating Her at ITB
Company Briefs: Sembcorp Industries
Seeking UK support to upgrade workforce
Myanmar Strategic Holdings looks for investments in budget hotels, tourism
Memories Group makes first acquisition in Myeik as tourist interest rises
Kayah villages short on water
Yoma Strategic acquires Wave Money for $19M from FMI
ITB Berlin 2018: Myanmar calls for European support in growing tourism sector
Myanmar to open elephant camps in central regions
Chin State to Develop Tourism
Transport – a highlight of GMS Economic Cooperation Programme
Myanmar Tourism Focusses in 2018 on Its Diversity, the Green Season and Sustainability
Increased big cat sightings may create spike in tourism in Northeast
More travellers going abroad for Thingyan
Meet the five-star hotel manager breaking barriers in Myanmar
Myanmar calls for travel support
Myanmar Tourism focusses in 2018 on its diversity, the green season and sustainability
TTG Asia | Myanmar moves to allay Rakhine fears
Pearls need protection from illegal fishing, tourism boom: official
Deals this week: Memories Group, EGA, Austal
Myanmar's river dolphins and fishermen double down on unique relationship, as fish stocks dwindle
A new destination in the Kayin hills
Myanmar stresses importance of rule of law for national development
Myitkyina pushes Kachin exports with focus on grains, fruits and rubber
Kachin pushes grain, fruit and rubber exports
Over 57450 tourists visit Myanmar in February
Reimagining ASEAN's tourism vision
More visitors expected to flock to Mandalay for Thingyan this year
Protecting paradise in Myeik
All-women Indian motorcycling group arrives in Việt Nam
Blogging back the tourists
Female Indian motorcyclists arrive in Vietnam
Bengawan Solo Travel Mart returns for ninth time
Thailand to support Bangladesh for Mekong-Ganga Cooperation membership, pledges more funds ...
ASEAN-Australia Special Summit matters to us all
Uncontrolled development threatens Ngapali Beach
GMS countries meet to facilitate cross-border transport
From 'Beauty Queen' to Beach Bum? Ngapali Loses its Sparkle
IFC backs women empowerment in Myanmar
A free gambling zone on the Thaungyin River
Vietnam's Eurowindow expands into Myanmar, more investments expected
Government, private sector establish ethnic association
Myanmar encourages ethnic entrepreneurs to work for sustainable regional development
Bangladesh to construct roads along India-Myanmar border
Thanachart sees Lao niche in QR code deal
Locals have mixed reaction to Bagan's pagoda climbing ban
AirAsia mulls Myanmar joint venture
Yangon launches open top bus service targeting foreign tourists
New Tourism Push Targets Japanese Travelers
Food trade show positions Thailand as the world's kitchen
Assam Engineer Becomes Mr India Model, to Represent India at World Pageant
Tourism sector still desperate for talent
Ruby Land's 800th Anniversary showcases peaceful coexistence
Assam: Guwahati's Dipankar Talukdar to represent India at World pageant in Myanmar!
Assam model to represent India at Mr Model of the World pageant in Yangon
Presidency as Myanmar's puppet show
Selfies with armed guerillas: holidays in Myanmar off the beaten track
Thai investors buoyed by CLMV investment climate
Ministry criticises slow action on visa-on-arrival proposal
Govt adviser calls for ban on overland Chinese visitors
Phuket airport chief welcomes new Myanmar, China direct flights
Child sex tourism on the rise in Southeast Asia
U Than Myint, Minister of Commerce: Interview
U Htun Myint Naing, Chairman, Asia World: Interview
Waiting for change at Myanmar's central bank
Parliament OKs $144.54 million loan to improve Dawei road
Stop Chinese workers entering as tourists, adviser urges government
Local businesses invested K200 bn in hotel and tourism sector in past two months
Ensuring the Greater Mekong's success
Top places for a bargain stay
Investors to be invited for China-Myanmar Economic Corridor
Wall exhibit breaks down barriers to Vientiane's past
Myanmar's ruby land celebrates 800th anniversary
Malaysia found lacking plan to prevent child sex tourism
Myanmar Gears Up for Water Festival - New Year Celebration
Proposed India-Myanmar-Thailand trilateral highway: India, Thailand hope to overcome ...
J&K: Ministry of Home Affairs alone to allow Myanmar nationals to visit protected areas
Yangon provides timeline, details of new projects
Ministry stops construction of hotel in Bagan
Myanmar: Time for a second wave of reforms
The return of the puppets
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Myanmar swears in Suu Kyi loyalist as new president
Myanmar's not-so-underground casinos in line for legalization
Myanmar seeks closer Thai business ties
Jean Michel Romon, Managing Director, Balloons over Bagan : Interview
Low demand delays Angkor-Bagan link
Recommendations provided to raise investments in healthcare, tourism
Politics This Morning: Joly makes announcement on CBC/Radio-Canada leadership; Chagger ...
Flight or fight
Legalization on the horizon for Myanmar's underground casinos: report
Bangkok Airways adds more flights between Bangkok and Mandalay (Myanmar)
As Myanmar economy rebounds, sanctions risk gives some investors pause -IMF
Myanmar Airlines pulls out of route
Foreign investors in Myanmar caution over sanctions risk: IMF
Sanctions risk gives some investors pause in Myanmar
Hotels.com: Phuket beaches a good value
Myanmar economic reforms ebb against refugee wave
In Their Quest to Compete with Thailand, Southeast Asia's Destinations Risk Losing Out
Hotels.com: Phuket beaches a good value | Bangkok Post: business
Are tropical islands in Myanmar Asia's last untouched paradise?
Why is democracy stalled in Myanmar?
On the tail of Myanmar's river dolphins
Myanmar earns over 1.1 bln USD from rice export in FY 2017-18
Myanmar's 'Valley of the Rubies' emerges from shadows
Tourism message on their lips, she-bikers cover 17000 km
Women bikers return to Hyderabad after 17000 km ride
Women bikers return to Hyderabad after 17000 km ride
Myanmar Strategic Holdings in JV to operate Yangon private school
Shan allows collection of entrance fees at Inle
Women bikers successfully complete nearly 17000 km long journey
Women bikers successfully complete nearly 17000 km long journey
Tourists flock to southern Shan
17000 Km, 7 Countries And 7 Weeks Later, Hyderabad Women Bikers Return Home
Exploring Kayah State
Four women travel 17000 km on bike
4 women bikers welcomed back to Telengana after riding world-wind riding tour
We fulfilled our dream, say women bikers after completing 17000 km journey
With the goal to promote Telangana tourism, women bikers successfully complete 17000 km long ...
Awesome foursome return home after covering 17000 km
Tourism industry gets boost
Myanmar strives to promote tourism through developing new modes, creating new destinations
Meet the women bikers from Hyd who rode 17000 km, covering 11 states, 5 countries
6 Things That Investors Should Know About Yoma Strategic Holdings Ltd's Other Investments ...
Clia Asia Forum: Myanmar Rohingya crisis sees sales fall, admits Pandaw
NHAI inks pact for maiden Rs 1177 cr global project
The Union of Myanmar Travel Association (UMTA) and Myanma Timber met to discuss developing more elephant conservation-based tourism camps on April 9. “There a lot of things done with elephants in the tourism industry of other countries, and we need to do more,” said U Min Thein, vice chairman ...
Ms Tamura said there was an increase in tourist arrivals and receipts despite the crisis in Rakhine. “Due to efforts made by domestic tourism operators, such as promotions by hotels and tour companies, tourist arrivals, particularly from around the region, continued to rise,” she said. However, improving ...
Tin is a local entrepreneur engaged in tourism, hospitality and retail industries. Incepted in April 2016, Sanctum Inle Resort has raised $20 million financed through a combination of bank loans, investor loans and equity. “IFC will provide long-term capital for the project that will replace the short-term ...
During the last three days of March, Mogok celebrated its 800th anniversary with a series of singers, comedians, and traditional dancers performing on a stage next to Mogok Lake, an abandoned mining pit of the colonial-era Burma Ruby Mines Company. Thousands of mostly domestic travellers ...
Tin is a local entrepreneur engaged in tourism, hospitality and retail industries. Incepted in April 2016, Sanctum Inle Resort has raised $20 million through a combination of bank loans, investor loans and equity. “IFC will provide long-term capital for the project that will replace the short-term loans and will ...
The GMS Cooperation Programme is the most complete cooperation programme that involves Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, Myanmar, and China's Yunnan and Guangxi provinces. The programme prioritises infrastructure development, energy, telecommunication, tourism, trade-investment, ...
The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has inked a pact for its maiden international project, part of the India-Myanmar-Thailand Trilateral Highway. India, Thailand and Myanmar are working on the about 1,400 km long highway that would boost trade, business, health, education and tourism ties ...
To provide seamless vehicular movement for enhancing trade, business, health, education, and tourism between Indian, Myanmar, and Thailand, the National Highways Authority of India has signed an agreement for up-gradation of Yagyi – Kalewa section of highway (Milepost 40/0 to Milepost 115/5) in ...
I met a range of companies at the conference, but the banking sector seemed most confident on their growth outlook as the non-performing loan issues of the past have been settled and the strong economic growth has led to a big uptick in loans, while consumer and retail finance continue to be ...
9 of Laos – Thailand – Dawai Port of Myanmar route with a total length of 1,450 km. This is an important corridor that helps shorten road travel time from the Pacific Ocean to the Indian Ocean to three hours. Another route in the east-west corridor running along National Road 217, funded by the ADB, will ...
... on Thursday said it had signed its first international project agreement for upgradation of a highway in Myanmar. The agreement signed on Wednesday aims to provide seamless vehicular movement for enhancing trade, business, health, education and tourism between India, Myanmar and Thailand.
In 2008, team coordinator Mr Joerg Dreybrodt, a physicist from Switzerland, proposed a cave documentation project to the private sector-led tourism promotion board, which took the idea to the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism. The ministry granted Dreybrodt and a team of cavers permission for a short ...
YANGON — Myanmar's GDP growth picked up to 6.8 percent in 2017, from 5.9 percent in fiscal year 2016, according to the Asian Development Outlook ... Earnings from service exports remained buoyant, with the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism reporting international tourist arrivals up by 18 percent last ...
In Tak, more than 5,000 Myanmar workers queued up in front of the Thai-Myanmar checkpoint in Mae Sot district since early morning to travel back to their home country, taking advantage of the closed business during the festival. Some of them said they would return to Thailand to work as the payment ...
By Accommodation Times Bureau. MYANMAR. To provide seamless vehicular movement for enhancing trade, business, health, education and tourism between Indian, Myanmar and Thailand, the National Highways Authority of India has signed an agreement for upgradation of Yagyi – Kalewa section ...
However, the Indochina region is emerging as a contender for growth with countries such as Vietnam, Myanmar, and Cambodia experiencing GDP growth and enjoying an expanding tourism industry. Myanmar's economic liberalization has seen a surge in foreign investments and will drive the growth of ...
Pinnart Charoenpon, director of Chiang Mai Tourism Authority of Thailand, said the province has prepared a special event that allows visitors the ... In Tak, more than 5,000 Myanmar workers queued up in front of the Thai-Myanmar checkpoint in Mae Sot district since early morning to travel back to their ...
Spanning 17000 kilometres across six Southeast Asian countries through the India-Myanmar-Thailand Trilateral Highway, their road trip, 'Road to Mekong', was flagged off on February 11, 2018. The bikernis, who rode across Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam and India, say it was a journey ...
The decision dealt Egypt's tourism industry a severe blow since the country relied heavily on the influx of Russian tourists. The first flight Cairo-Moscow will carry out the Egyptian airline, EgyptAir April 12. It said that the family had been sent to stay "temporarily" with relatives in Maungdaw town after ...
According to Tamura, agricultural production, industry expansion, stronger demand for tourism and services related to information technology, and stronger domestic demand will drive the nation's growth over the next few years. She said Myanmar's economy recovered last year, with 6.8 per cent growth, ...
KAKINADA (Andhra Pradesh): India Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC) signed a MoU on April 10, 2018, with Hyderabad based firm M/s Suraas .... an agreement for upgradation of Yagyi – Kalewa section of highway (Milepost 40/0 to Milepost 115/5) in Myanmar to two lane with earthen shoulder.
NEW DELHI: To provide seamless vehicular movement for enhancing trade, business, health, education and tourism between Indian, Myanmar and Thailand, the National Highways Authority of India has signed an agreement for upgradation of Yagyi – Kalewa section of highway (Milepost 40/0 to ...
GRUESOME photos show how a beachgoer's arms and legs were ripped to shreds in a horror shark attack. Pablo de Melo had to have his leg amputated after the shark mauled his limbs while he was swimming in waist-deep water off Piedade beach in Recife, Brazil. A beachgoer lost his leg following a ...
Oil and gas, power and transportation sectors of Myanmar have been some of the key beneficiaries of these investment in previous years. With FDI expected to increase in several other sectors such as real estate, manufacturing and tourism, the demand for switchgears would strengthen over the coming ...
... 16,864 billion, according to Myanmar Investment Commission. The total Citizen investments in 11 sectors are: Ks 3982.930 billion in housing development sector, Ks 2898.913 billion in manufacturing sector, Ks 2846.731 billion in transportation sector, Ks 1757.592 billion in hotels and tourism sector, ...
Arrivals of international tourists in community based tourism villages of Nyaungshwe and Kyauktalone townships in southern Shan State are on the increase, according to the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism. The Nyaungshwe and Kyauktalone townships received winner awards at a tourism fair held in ...
Tourists from China will be able to visit Myanmar. The economic zone will benefit both countries,” U Yan Naing Tun said. The new economic zone will differ from the Muse border trade gate in Myanmar. It will offer a wider scope for bilateral trade cooperation including schemes to invest in factories and ...
According to the plan, the border gate will be formed into an integrated and multi-disciplinary economic zone in fields of trade, services, tourism, ... Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi's upcoming visit to Viet Nam from April 19-20 is expected to strengthen bilateral ties and tighten the two ...
Even Myanmar, the region's emerging tourism jewel, appears to have caught the same plaque. Ngapali Beach, which now gets more than one million visitors a year, is threatened by inefficient waste management standards, indiscriminate mining of sand, and largely unregulated resort planning. With all ...
Hanoi (VNA) – The official visit to Vietnam from April 19-20 by Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi will enhance bilateral friendship and boost cooperation in order to create a foundation to develop the two sides partnership, according to Vietnamese Ambassador to Myanmar Luan Thuy Duong.
NDO/VNA – The official visit to Vietnam from April 19-20 by Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi will enhance bilateral friendship and boost cooperation in order to create a foundation to develop the two sides' partnership, according to Vietnamese Ambassador to Myanmar Luan Thuy Duong.
Both sides shared the view that the upgrade of bilateral ties to comprehensive strategic partnership during Myanmar visit by Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong in August 2017 has opened up a new chapter in bilateral ties. Political, national defence-security, economic-trade-investment ties have ...
This is the first official visit to Vietnam by Aung San Suu Kyi as State Counsellor, in the context of the two sides have set up the bilateral comprehensive cooperative partnership in August 2017. At the talks, PM Phuc expressed his support for Myanmar during the national reconciliation and construction.
The proposed visit to China has also comes after Yogi's pitch to project Uttar Pradesh as a preferred investment destination at the two-day investors ... While the Myanmar trip revolved around culture and tourism, sources said this time Yogi is likely to sell UP as an investor-friendly destination before a ...
The official visit to Vietnam from April 19-20 by Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi will enhance bilateral friendship and boost cooperation in order to create a foundation to develop the two sides partnership, according to Vietnamese Ambassador to Myanmar Luan Thuy Duong.
By San Yamin Aung 20 April 2018. YANGON —Myanmar's tourism sector has been booming since the country began opening its doors to the outside world in 2011, after decades of isolation under military rule. Tourist arrivals surged from 800,000 in 2011 to 4.7 million in 2015. But the sector had a ...
Last December, Mr Pun also listed Memories Group, which is a spin-off of Yoma Strategic and FMI's tourism-related businesses, on the Singapore Exchange. Memories Group, which came to market via the reverse takeover of SHC Capital Asia, is the first ever Myanmar tourism-focused company to go ...
... the upgrade of bilateral ties to a comprehensive strategic partnership during the visit to Myanmar by Party General Secretary Nguyễn Phú Trọng in August 2017 has opened up a new chapter in bilateral ties. Political, national defence-security and economic-trade-investment ties have been growing.
The intermittent “knock knock knock” could be mistaken for the sound of a woodpecker if it weren't escaping from a two-storey building on the outskirt of Yangon. This is where U Kyaw Min Oo, 50, carves his wooden puppets all day. His movements are alert and quick. They reveal years of experience as ...
Hanoi (VNA) - Myanmar's State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, who is also Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of the President's Office, paid an official visit to Vietnam from April 19-20 at the invitation of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc. On this occasion, the two nations issued a joint statement.
Vietnam and Myanmar want to further promote key cooperative areas like finance, telecommunications, energy, agro-forestry-fishery, and people-to-people exchange. The two sides welcomed the enhancement of cooperation in transport, tourism, justice, education, and culture, and agreed to sign ...
At the invitation of His Excellency Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Prime Minister of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Her Excellency Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, State Counsellor of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, paid her first official visit to Vietnam from April 19 to 20, 2018. 2. During the visit, State Counsellor ...
The Leaders reviewed developments in bilateral relations and cooperation since the very successful visit of His Excellency Nguyen Phu Trong, General Secretary of Central Committee of the Communist Party of Viet Nam to Myanmar in August 2017. The Vietnamese side stressed the importance ...
Up until March this year, there had been 1,628 hotels and guest houses with 65,470 rooms across Myanmar, according to Directorate of Hotels and Tourism. The number of hotel rooms nationwide increased after the authorities eased restrictions on issuing hotel licences for the convenience of ...
A Press Conference on the visit of Myanmar Delegation led by Dr. Win Myat Aye, Union Minister for Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement of Myanmar, to Cox's Bazar and Dhaka, Bangladesh on 11-13 April was held at National Reconciliation and Peace Centre (NRPC), Yangon, Myanmar, at 1000 ...
India has provided US$25 million for a five-year development project in Rakhine State, according to Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement. Soe Aung, Deputy Minister for Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement and the Committee for Implementation of the Recommendations in Rakhine ...
After experiencing this crowded and noisy capital, which has an approximate population of 20 million, Cox's Bazar offers a completely different world and view to its visitors. Decorated with fruit trees, the longest beach in the world as well as numerous rivers and rapids, one will easily feel the peace and ...
Soon after Frontier arrived in Mrauk-U in March after a four-hour boat trip from the state capital, Sittwe, Nyan Chay guided the team enthusiastically around the city, impressing with ... More than 200 years later the fall of the Arakan kingdom to the Burmese remains a sensitive issue among the Rakhine.
Khin Omar Win and Brett Melzer were in their mid 20s when they met in Yangon, Myanmar in 1997. Both were seeking adventure, and neither dreamed that in a few years they'd have a hugely successful tourism company, Eastern Safaris. What started as a single hot air balloon doing flights over ...
Leeds United have announced a two-game tour of Myanmar, despite a Foreign Office advisory against all but essential travel to parts of the country, and criticisms levelled at the southeast Asian nation's government. The Championship side's post-season tour will take in two friendly matches, one against ...
U Sun Oo, chairman of the Association of Myanmar Architects, agreed, noting that a blanket ban is not a good way to protect the ancient structures. “We can protect the pagodas with good technical skill to ensure they have strong structures so that they will not be damaged if we allow visitors to climb them ...
Su Su Tin is a local entrepreneur in the tourism and hospitality sector and has founded and managed Exo Travel Myanmar, a joint venture tourism firm, and Annam Myanmar Group ... Colliers said the resilient performance of some resorts stems from repeat guests, seasoned travellers and local visitors.
There are hundreds of such boats and they are seen continuously transporting the tourists. Tourism is an industry here though all the Shan places are not open to outside world, only NyaungShwe is open, the Inle Lake belong to NyaungShweDistrict. Inle now is so popular in the tour itinerary of Myanmar ...
We've requested the Myanmar Restaurants' Central Committee to hold discussions with the respective organizations. However, our request has yet to happen. ... “I wanted to open a night market in Bagan because it] would support the tourism industry. In doing so, foreign travelers will be interested in the ...
Patrick Basset, Chief Operating Officer, AccorHotels, Upper Southeast and Northeast Asia said, “The opening of the first Mercure Yangon Kaba Aye capitalises on the travel aspirations of Myanmar's growing domestic and international tourism. Dubbed as 'The Garden City of the East,' the city is a melting ...
Citing diminished sales and interest, Avalon Waterways has cancelled its 2019 sailings on Myanmar's Irrawaddy River, a spokesperson for the river cruise line tells Travel Agent. “This decision is not based on safety or security issues,” the river cruise line said. “While our operations remain distant from ...
Myanmar struggles to sustain foreign investment ... YANGON -- Myanmar approved less foreign investment for a second straight year, underscoring the challenges that Aung San Suu Kyi's government faces in ... The electric power sector suffered a 55% drop, while flows into hotels and tourism slid 56%.
... per cent stake) in a pharmacy, healthcare and personal care joint venture in Myanmar. In 2017, MIL also formed a joint venture company, Myanmar Voyages Holding Company Limited together with local entrepreneurs, Thet Lwin Toh and Lwin Lwin Kyaw, to make investments in tourism-related assets.
“The opening of the first Mercure Yangon Kaba Aye capitalises on the travel aspirations of Myanmar's growing domestic and international tourism,' said Patrick Basset, chief operating officer of AccorHotels, Upper Southeast and Northeast Asia. “Dubbed as 'The Garden City of the East,' the city is a ...
Another source of income for the country was the timber; the British were engaged in timber business even before the Anglo Burmese wars. But tourism could be an alternative, Myanmar has many things to offer to those who love going around. The genesis of the country, the Buddhist setting, the ...
Avalon Waterways is canceling its 2019 Irrawaddy cruises in Myanmar due a lack of interest and sales. "This decision is not based on safety or security issues," Avalon said in a statement. "While our operations remain distant from locations of any incidents within Myanmar, interest among U.S. travelers ...
KUALA LUMPUR: MALAYSIA has been recognised as a medical and health tourism attraction in Asia since 2015, thanks to the healthcare initiatives introduced ... “We mainly target travellers from Indonesia, Myanmar, China and Vietnam as the public healthcare there is generally overcrowded and less ...
Once amended, the Gambling Law will take precedence over the Hotel and Tourism Law, which is now being discussed in Parliament. “The Hotel and Tourism Law contains one stipulation which allows casinos to operate together with a hotel,” said U Yan Win, chair of the Myanmar Tourism Federation.
... 900 hotel rooms along the Ngapali Beach in Thandwe, Rakhine State, decreased number of visitors made the average occupancy rate decline by 11 percent in 2017 compared to the previous year, according to a property report (2017) published by Colliers International (Myanmar) based in Canada.
Hainan, one of China's top holiday destinations, has sought to internationalize its tourism sector since 2010 after winning approval from the central ... the humanitarian crisis in Myanmar, despite a fresh plea by ASEAN leaders for Myanmar to implement the recommendations of an international panel.
Hainan, one of China's top holiday destinations, has sought to internationalize its tourism sector since 2010 after winning approval from the central ... the humanitarian crisis in Myanmar, despite a fresh plea by ASEAN leaders for Myanmar to implement the recommendations of an international panel.
The UNESCO-initiated and supported plan will be implemented by Myanmar using funds donated in-country following the earthquake, providing an ... the management plan for the site, which emphasises long-term sustainability and how the benefits of tourism can extend to those who call Bagan home.
I am also very pleased that the government is a partner in the restoration of many Buddhist temples which also includes the centuries old Anand Temple in Bagan, Myanmar," Modi said in his monthly radio programme "Mann Ki Baat". Modi said the country has inherited Lord Buddha's wisdom. He said ...
The two countries cooperate extensively in various fields including defence, finance, trade and investment, tourism, health and education, and share long-standing arrangements such as the Currency Interchangeability Agreement. In a separate meeting, His Majesty and the President of the Republic of ...
... infrastructure for Buddhist tourism, which is going to connect Southeast Asia with the important Buddhist sites of India. I am also very pleased that the government is a partner in the restoration of many Buddhist temples which also includes the centuries old Anand Temple in Bagan, Myanmar,” Modi ...
The French delegation visited Kanbauk to tour the existing infrastructure and Total's corporate social responsibility activities implemented in the region and to learn more about the planned LNG-to-power project. Following the approval in January 2018 of a major 1,230-megawatt project in Kanbauk by ...
Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) in association with the Global Vipassana Pagoda, Gorai in Mumbai is promoting Buddhist ... One of the seven wonders of Maharashtra, as declared by the MTDC in 2013, the Global Vipassana Pagoda is a replica of Myanmar's Shwedagon ...
The country's parliament is currently discussing amendments to the Hotel and Tourism Law, reported the Myanmar Times. The newspaper quoted Yan Win, chairman of the Myanmar Tourism Federation, as saying that the revised tourism bill includes a stipulation that allows casinos to operate within ...
In hopes of boosting tourism from neighboring countries such as China, Thailand and India, the government for the southern Asian nation of Myanmar is reportedly revising its laws on gambling and could soon allow hotels to feature a casino. According to a Monday report from GGRAsia citing an earlier ...
Japan and Myanmar are in discussions about resuscitating the failed Hanthawaddy International Airport project, according to the transport minister. ... held a meeting with Tsukasa Akimoto, Japan's State Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism in Park Royal Hotel, Yangon, on April 30.
Hundreds of workers took to the streets in Myanmar on Tuesday to call for a living wage, while in Laos marchers asked for social welfare benefits and ... that his group has requested that a minimum wage, already set for factory workers, be extended to workers in the country's construction, tourism, and ...
SET-listed Bangkok Airways Plc plans to add more routes to Myanmar, Vietnam and China by the final quarter of this year to cope with rising demand during the high season. President Puttipong ... Mr Puttipong said the Thai tourism industry is set to grow significantly in 2018. "Many foreigners will come ...
Advertisement. Over 57,000 foreign travellers visit Myanmar via Tachilek border. Some 57,970 international travellers visited the country through the Tachilek border gate in the current financial year, according to the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism. — The Global Newlight of Myanmar. Fighting breaks out ...
YANGON, May 2 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar's commercial city Yangon will soon host an investment forum, aimed at boosting foreign investment in the region, ... and experiences in key growth sectors, such as Industrial Estate, Power & Energy, Logistics, Hotel & Tourism, and Textile & Garments manufacturing.
Yangon's regional government will rebuild Myanmar Convention Centre located Mindhama road, in an effort to revamp the complex for international ... Every year, Myanmar merchants go to Hong Kong and buy diamonds and resell locally. ... International events and exhibitions also help boost tourism.
The 56-day road trip was flagged off on February 11, spanned 17,000 kilometres (8,500 within India and 8,500 outside India) across six Southeast Asian countries (Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam and India) through the newly-constructed India-Myanmar-Thailand Trilateral Highway.
The Myanmar Investment Commission only permits tourism on 12 of the over 800 islands in Myeik archipelago in Tanintharyi Region. Out of the 12 islands, one island already got the license for hotel operation and the government is studying proposals to allow construction of hotels on six more islands, ...
... we believe Yoma is well positioned for the impending growth in Myanmar's economy,” says analyst Vijay Natarajan. This includes property and services, automotive and heavy equipment, consumer, and financial services. It also has investments in tourism assets, telecom towers and distributed power ...
Mingalar Myanmar will provide social development assistance to the local people and mahouts. “The aim of opening this camp is to conserve elephants naturally without any chains and to promote eco-tourism to attract local and foreign visitors,” said Union Minister for Natural Resources and ...
In 2017, a total of 350,000 travelers visited Myanmar, and this number is expected to climb. Myanmar's tourism industry is developing rapidly, with new hotels and restaurants opening daily. Given the rapid growth of the sector, participants in the exhibition can expect to be able to explore a lot of business ...
If exhibitions such as furniture expo and car expo are held once a month besides the gems expo, Yangon's economy is likely to improve through such events which will also boost tourism, he said, welcoming international-level event organizers to take part in the plan. The chief minister stressed making ...
By HEIN KO SOE | FRONTIER. KYAUKTAGA, BAGO REGION - Two animal rights NGOs have teamed up with the Myanmar government to open the first “private elephant lake” in the country, in Bago Region, about 170 kilometres (83 miles) from Yangon. Elephant Lake, located at the Yenwe Forest ...
He said that the India-Myanmar-Thailand Trilateral Highway connecting Moreh with Mae Sot, Thailand via Myanmar also held a great hope for us, as did a trade corridor linking all North Eastern ... Engagement of the ASEAN through tourism will be a win-win situation for both India and ASEAN countries.
Travel Industry Exchange is the leading one-to-one event featuring a product-focused conference, networking and entertainment. ... Departing November 19 and February 29, two Silver Spirit voyages incorporate multi-day stopovers in Myanmar, where guests can explore the country's famous golden ...
The main business of the state is agriculture, community-based tourism and border-trading. The Myawaddy border post in the state is the second biggest of Myanmar's 15 border trading posts and is the main border crossing between Thailand and Myanmar. The border-crossing is a major route for the ...
It has also given licenses to 2724 tour companies, 2576 transportation vehicles, 4522 national tours guides and 3446 regional guides. U Phyo Wai Yarzar, advisor of the Myanmar Tourism Marketing Association, earlier urged regulators to make sure that there would be no overdevelopment in the area in ...
Also known as the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, previously Burma, this is a sovereign state in Southeast Asia which seems to have a lot on offer when it comes to attracting tourists. Myanmar has neighboring countries such as India and Bangladesh, Thailand and Laos, as well as China which are ...
A move to make the island province of Hainan even more amenable to tourism is being made at the same time as the Chinese government is encouraging the growth of tilapia aquaculture in Myanmar. Long a center of the tilapia cultivation, in recent years, Hainan has become a holiday destination, ...
“The income generated from tourism looks very promising, and we don't have to destroy our natural resources to make money,” said U Kyaw Htike. The company has earned about K430 million since it began operating the elephant tourism camps two years ago, according to company data. The camps ...
In her opening speech, Vietnamese Ambassador to Myanmar Luan Thuy Duong highlighted the significance of the programme – the first event of its kind ... Myanmar Minister of Hotels and Tourism Ohn Maung affirmed that the event not only introduced Vietnam's potential and unique culture, but also ...
Vietnamese Ambassador to Myanmar Luan Thuy Duong (green long dress) and international guests at the opening ceremony (Source: VNA) ... Myanmar Minister of Hotels and Tourism Ohn Maung affirmed that the event not only introduced Vietnam's potential and unique culture, but also enhanced ...
A programme entitled “Vietnam Days in Myanmar” kicked off on May 7, featuring a ... Vietnam and Myanmar is enjoying effective tourism cooperation, ...
Myanmar travellers to India increased by more than 10 percent in 2017 compared to 2016, apparently boosted by India's new visa-free policy for all ...
Apart from creating jobs, construction also supports the development of vital infrastructure projects and other industries, such as manufacturing and tourism. ... We expect Myanmar's 'Dealing with Construction Permit' ranking in the Doing Business report to improve once the reform is fully implemented.” ...
One example is air ticket, hotel reservation and car rental platform Flymya.com, founded to capitalise on Myanmar's emerging tourism industry and help travellers plan trips to the country. Another is startup Huangbaoche, which provides tour packages and travel guide booking services for outbound ...
BOSTON, MA, May 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Roughly 1,000 “jobless” elephants face death or suffering as tourist attractions in Myanmar.
She said that there is potential for a further increase in Myanmar tourists due to the easy and free availability of electronic-visas. Further improved Indo-Myanmar air and land connections would facilitate the movement of tourists. Increase in tourism from Myanmar would indirectly help in the promotion of ...
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's decision to provide free visas to Myanmar citizens has helped to boost inflow of Myanmar tourists to the country.
Myanmar Tourism Marketing announced “mango season to have started” as the country is eagerly waiting for tourists to come and taste the best ...
BIF, which also supports inclusive development in Malawi and Nigeria, launched the competition in 2015 to help companies involved in Myanmar's tourist industry to develop and pilot inclusive tourism products and packages. Taisun perches on a hilltop about 20 minutes drive northeast of downtown ...
“From [Bangkok] we can travel to Malaysia's capital in the south, Myanmar in the north, Laos in the Northeast, Cambodia and Vietnam in the East, all within one hour of air-time And with borders connected to four countries (Malaysia, Myanmar, Laos and Cambodia), it helps make wins transporting easier ...
... for accessing health and education services, pilgrimage and tourism. ... Swaraj reiterated India's readiness and commitment to help Myanmar in ...
India to train Foreign Services Officers of Myanmar; give access to health and ... New Delhi: Growing relations of India with Myanmar is important in many ... and visa for accessing health, education services, pilgrimage and tourism.
India and Myanmar today signed seven agreements including one on land border ... Swaraj, arrived here yesterday on a two-day visit met Myanmar's State ... health and education services, pilgrimage and tourism, the statement said.
India and Myanmar discussed a range of bilateral issues and signed seven ... for accessing health and education services, pilgrimage and tourism".
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday held talks with Myanmar ... for accessing health and education services, pilgrimage and tourism.
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) India and Myanmar discussed a range of bilateral ... for accessing health and education services, pilgrimage and tourism".
India and Myanmar on Friday signed seven agreements including one on land ... Ms. Swaraj, arrived on Thursday on a two-day visit met Myanmar's State ... health and education services, pilgrimage and tourism, the statement said.
Swaraj, arrived here yesterday on a two-day visit met Myanmar's State ... health and education services, pilgrimage and tourism, the statement said.
Delhi for safe, expeditious return of Rohingyas to Myanmar ... During the visit, Sushma Swaraj met Myanmar President Win Myint and State ... health and education services, pilgrimage and tourism, said the Indian Ministry on Friday.
Nay Pyi Taw: India and Myanmar on Friday signed seven agreements ... health and education services, pilgrimage and tourism, the statement said.
The Minister also met the Commander in Chief of the Myanmar Defence ... for accessing health and education services, pilgrimage and tourism.
New Delhi, May 11 (UNI) India and Myanmar on Friday discussed steps to strengthen bilateral relations across different sectors that include boundary ...
New Delhi, May 11 (UNI) Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) Dr Jitendra Singh held a meeting with Tourism and Electronics and ...
New Delhi: India and Myanmar on Friday signed seven agreements ... health and education services, pilgrimage and tourism, the statement said.
India and Myanmar have discussed developments in Rakhine State, ... and education services, pilgrimage and tourism, said the Indian Ministry on ...
The Indian minister welcomed Myanmar's continued commitment to ... and education services, pilgrimage and tourism, said the Indian Ministry on ...
Swaraj is on a two-day visit to Myanmar during which she also met the ... for accessing health and education services, pilgrimage and tourism.
India's new and more robust position was conveyed to Myanmar's top ... services, pilgrimage and tourism,” the statement issued by the ministry said.
New Delhi: India and Myanmar on Friday signed a Land Border Crossing ... and visa for health-related visits, education, pilgrimage and tourism.
Hundreds of desperate Rohingya Muslims still pour over the Myanmar border ... for accessing health and education services, pilgrimage and tourism.
NEW DELHI: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj signed seven agreements during her two-day trip to Myanmar on May 10 and 11, including a ...
NAYPYI TAW, May 11: India and Myanmar on Friday signed seven ... health and education services, pilgrimage and tourism, the statement said.
India and Myanmar discussed a range of bilateral issues and signed seven ... for accessing health and education services, pilgrimage and tourism”.
At Least 19 Killed in Fighting Between Myanmar Army, Rebels ... Prince Sultan bin Salman, president of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and ...
US Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Mark Green will travel to Bangladesh, Myanmar and Thailand from May 13 to May 23.
“Garbage is the main problems of tourism sites in Shan State like Inle Lake. Yangon's Htein-Pin garbage dump fire is the best warning to prepare ...
“The travel trend in Myanmar is just rising as the country's GDP registers ... The Ministry of Hotels and Tourism and Bangkok Airways had also ...
“The objective of this project is to generate positive publicity for Myanmar tourism by profiling the unspoiled beauty and cultural diversity of the land ...
U Phyo Min Thein said the Myanmar economy, especially the tourism sector, has suffered as a result of bad international press on the Rakhine crisis.
BANGKOK: The Mekong Tourism Forum 2018 will open its doors from 26 to ... The Forum is organised in collaboration with the Mekong Tourism ... Mekong Tourism is a collaborative effort between Cambodia, China, Lao, Myanmar, ...
“Yoma will be the first Myanmar entity to tap the Thai bond market, and they will ... automotive, agriculture and logistics and tourism-related industries.
Starbucks has been eyeing investment in Myanmar since 2013. In May ... “It will also help boost tourism if Starbucks opens in tourist cities,” he said.
When these animals end up in the tourism industry or are born to into it their ... Myanmar's Ministry of Environmental Conservation and Forestry have ...
GGRAsia detailed that the exercise, which it is hoped will help the country to boost tourism from neighboring countries such as China, Thailand and ...
Despite sharing a border with China, tourism to Myanmar is low in comparison with its neighbors, largely due to its awful human rights record.
India's External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj met with senior Myanmar ... with China, which has strong ties with the country in trade and tourism.
The Mekong Tourism Forum (MTF) 2018 will open its doors from June ... Tourism is a collaborative effort between Cambodia, China, Lao, Myanmar, ...
Naypyidaw [Myanmar], May 15 (ANI): India's change in approach from a ... with China, which has strong ties with the country in trade and tourism.
He, however, pointed out that both India and Myanmar are guilty of missing ... with China, which has strong ties with the country in trade and tourism.
Four Paws said export bans and logging restrictions in Myanmar had rendered ... The animals are therefore either killed or sold to the tourism industry.
Myanmar caravan tour operators said they expect a rise in the number of travellers through two crossings on the border between India and Myanmar.
Cambodia, China, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam – to present their tourism strategies and interact with private sector leaders. Definitely worth ...
In the last MIC meeting on May 12, Myanmar approved four new foreign ... There, three sectors namely agriculture, mining, hotels and tourism would ...
A conservation trust fund was established in 2013 while a tourism management plan developed by Kristensen's Myanmar Institute for Integrated ...
“In Myanmar's forest restoration project, 2800 acres of mangroves will be planted yearly in Ayeyarwady, so during the ten-year project, 28,000 acres of ...
With Asian markets dominating in the face of declining European arrivals, Myanmar tourism players are shifting their focus to intra-regional travellers.
Last year, over 300,000 international tourists visited Myeik archipelago and ... There are 14 foreign owned and 3 Myanmar national owned boat ...
Myanmar likely to open more sectors to FDI ... There, three sectors namely agriculture, mining, hotels and tourism would be prioritised to attract new ...
YANGON, May 17 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar's economy improved in the fiscal year ... services growth despite a slight slowdown likely due to tourism and banking ... The Myanmar government is finalizing its sustainable development plan ...
YANGON, May 18 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar tourism authorities is planning to develop one more ancient limestone cave, Hpa Baung, in Kyaikmaraw ...
Lower tourism arrivals resulting from the ongoing Rakhine crisis could weaken tourism spending and demand for related services such as hospitality ...
She said at the launch of the latest Myanmar Economic Monitor on ... and strong services growth despite a slight slowdown likely due to tourism and ...
Myanmar poised for economic improvement amid uncertainty: World Bank ... She said at the launch of the latest Myanmar Economic Monitor on ... and strong services growth despite a slight slowdown likely due to tourism and ...
World Bank urges Myanmar to address risks as growth picks up ... growth, despite a slight slowdown due to tourism and banking sector uncertainties, ...
YANGON, May 19 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar authorities are inviting foreign ... transport and communication, hotel and tourism and real estate sectors.
... with 854 investments, according to Myanmar Investment Commission ... manufacturing sector, with US$ 3.6 billion (18 per cent), hotels and tourism ...
Myanmar authorities are inviting foreign investments in the country's ... power, transport and communication, hotel and tourism and real estate sectors.
... also has interests in oil and gas, construction, logistics and hotels and tourism. ... Myanmar began producing natural gas in 1990 from wells at Minhla and ... Myanmar has some of the largest offshore reserves of natural gas in ...
A lack of economic reform, direction and strategy by Myanmar's leaders is ... However, the risks have also intensified, with lower tourism arrivals ...
YANGON (Reuters) - A Myanmar judge will rule on Tuesday whether to ... related to a tourism development plan on an island off Myanmar's western ...
Myanmar's Ministry of Home Affairs is looking to amend the country's ... Myanmar's minister for hotels and tourism, Ohn Maung, said in February that ...
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) mainly enters into the country's agricultural, livestock and fisheries, manufacturing, power, transport and communication, hotel and tourism and real estate sectors. In accordance with the figures from the Directorate of Investment and Company Administration (DICA), a total ...
Intrepid trekkers are diverging from the well-trodden trails between Inle and Kalaw in search of Myanmar's best routes. Sampan Travel offers four ...
Actor and Assam Tourism Ambassador Priyanka Chopra is now in ... horrific images of ethnic cleansing from the Rakhine State of Myanmar(Burma).
U Htet Tun Aung, however, information officer for the Myanmar Tour Guides Association (Bagan), said total arrivals paint an overly rosy picture ...
Myanmar Judge to Rule on Evidence Allegedly Taken from Reuters ... related to a tourism development plan on an island off Myanmar's western coast ...
The documents included alleged confidential government letters and plans for the development of an island off Myanmar's west coast for tourism.
The ministry is cooperating with the Ministry of Religion and Culture, the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism, the Ministry of Natural Resources and ...
Phase 2 will be divided into several zones for developing sectors such as industry and tourism. The third phase will comprise housing options, a golf ...
Myanmar's military-run daily newspaper Myawady has apologized for using a ... “They misidentified Kachin victims as local visitors happy to visit the ...
More than 200,000 local and foreign visitors entered ancient Bagan region in four months this year, according to the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism.
He has also worked for travel agencies in Myanmar and served the past three years as cruise and contracting manager for ICS Travel Group in ...
by Sabyasachi Sharma. Guwahati : A shocking facts came into focus when Assam Tourism Brand Ambassador popular actress Priyanka Chopra ...
New UN envoy to travel to Myanmar next month ... ancient Bagan region in four months this year, according to the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism.
Similarly, in Thailand's total international tourist arrivals in 2017, tourists from Myanmar comprised only 1.05 per cent. However, there are a few ...
“In terms of our turnover, we had a drop of 30% (during the first quarter),” said Phyoe Wai Yar Zar, managing director of Diethlem Travel Myanmar, ...
Myanmar receives US$47 m worth foreign investment in April ... in hotel and tourism sector, US$2.88 million in housing development sector, US$5.33 ...
He also called on Prime Minister of Cambodia Hun Sen and discussed strategies to improve connectivity, promote tourism, cooperation among small ...
Myanmar should comply with a United Nations committee's request for information on the military's responsibility for widespread rape of Rohingya ...
Some tourism experts have advised charging a fine on those who throw away ... U Hla Aye, vice chairman of the Union of Myanmar Travel Association said. ... Many domestic visitors have started to visit Dawei. a growing tourist ...
India to set up medical college, hospital in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam region, says .... Rakhine crisis takes shine off Myanmar tourism
Myanmar is currently grappling with hotel oversupply as a swathe of properties continue to open while tourist arrivals fall short of the country's target.
Lethwei is a Myanmar traditional full contact combat sport involving ... of Hotels and Tourism and hopes to hold international events in Singapore, the ...
The violence, which took place in western Myanmar has caused a fall in tourists visiting the country, but had little apparent effect on the real economy ...
Myanmar's garment exports continue to grow rapidly and are now the ... Garments are now the second largest export item for Myanmar, new figures show, ... investment flows and to a lesser extent tourism-related spending would put ...
He identified the need for closer links with Myanmar to extend tours to Mandalay and Bagan but noted domestic air fares in Myanmar were ...
Late last week, Myanmar officials warned private telecom firms that they dabble ... casino operations on its mainland with the aim of boosting tourism.
The authorities will permit a limited number of visitors to climb five pagodas in Bagan to view the sunrise and sunset starting in September, said U ...
She said at the launch of the latest Myanmar Economic Monitor that the ... and strong services growth despite a slight slowdown likely due to tourism ...
Myanmar police searched Reuters reporters' phones without warrant, officer ... Police in Myanmar examined the mobile phones of two Reuters reporters ... plans for the development of an island off Myanmar's west coast for tourism.
Aside from internet services provided by telecommunications operators, other internet services are available in Myanmar from licensed internet service ...
YANGON (Reuters) - Evidence Myanmar police say they obtained from the mobile ... The documents included alleged confidential government letters and plans for the development of an island off Myanmar's west coast for tourism.
So Biren after consulting the powers that be has asked the Centre to consider visa on arrival for medical tourists from Myanmar. The sooner Delhi ...
Tourist arrivals in Myanmar in 2017 totalled 3.44 million, half a million more ... “The main point is that tourism is seen as a promising sector,” he said.
“Yoma Strategic offers a pure play on Myanmar, and is well positioned to ... Vietnam is also experiencing a tourism boom, led by tourists from China, ...
Singapore-listed Memories Group Limited, a tourism company based in Myanmar, has acquired a boutique property in Loikaw region, Kayah Resort, ...
Room rates in Bagan are two times higher comparing against with those from neighbouring countries such as Thailand, Laos and Cambodia and ...
Myanmar is poor, so child labour is as common as international tourists. ... How much of the tourism buck really trickles down to the local economy?
In early of May of this year, Myanmar state officials reasserted that private ... within the country as a means of reviving the fledgling tourism sector.
A Yangon travel and tours company received two warning letters from Yangon's Lanmadaw City Development Committee for failing to present a ...
Myanmar-based tourism-focused company Memories Group is acquiring the 26-key Kayah Resort in Myanmar's Loikaw from Wa Minn Group of ...
KAWTHAUNG, Myanmar -- A few hours boat ride from the port of Kawthaung, a school of dolphins nudged up to our 30-meter wooden junk. As the ...
YANGON, May 31 (Xinhua) -- The Central Bank of Myanmar will grant ... Sagaing Farmer Development Bank, Gems and Minerals Bank and Tourism ...
(MENAFN) The Central Bank of Myanmar is to reportedly present four new ... Sagaing Farmer Development Bank, Gems and Minerals Bank and Tourism Bank. Myanmar currently has four state-run banks, 24 private banks and 13 ...
Tourism is already suffering in so many ways, the damage done to Myanmar's reputation does not require EU sanctions because consumers and ...
The Myanmar government is in a bind. In order to stave off Western sanctions for its alleged mistreatment of the Rohingya minority, it is considering ...
Food & Hotel Myanmar 2018, an international exhibition for food and hospitality products, is returning for its fifth year to Yangon on June 6-8 at MEP at ...
Myanmar could be the best friend which is a big economy with abundant ... Considering the flow of tourists from South Asian countries, tourism has ...
Jacob Thien of Sabah won Mr. Photogenic and Best in Formal Wear while Kyaw Ye Htet of Myanmar took the Best in Tourism Advocacy Video.
Philippines' Iion Perez crowned Mr Universe Tourism ... in Formal Wear while Kyaw Ye Htet of Myanmar took the Best in Tourism Advocacy Video.
Until 2011, Myanmar was one of the world's most isolated economies. ... Tourism today is the country's biggest foreign currency earner and the single ...
Today, however, with connectivity and tourism slowly rising since Myanmar's economic opening, that intervention is on the horizon. According to the ...
Those documents included allegedly confidential government letters and plans for the development of an island off Myanmar's west coast for tourism.
Out of 14 visa-free Asean countries, Thailand, Vietnam and Singapore have been the most attractive to Myanmar and the number of visitors is on the ...
Winter is a busy season at Myanmar's second-largest lake. Thousands of migratory birds swoop in at Inle Lake just as tourists flock to the wildlife ...
The Tourism and Sports Ministry and the six nations of the Greater Mekong ... Tourism minister Weerasak Kowsurat said the ministry and MTCO are ... Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam -- will be discussing market development and ...
The tourism minister, governor of Nakhon Phanom province and head of the ... Tourism minister Weerasak Kowsurat said the ministry and MTCO are ... Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam -- will be discussing market development and ...
In Myanmar, plastic waste put tourists off in Ngapali, they are a blot on the landscape in Bagan and they are the source of Yangon's toxic landfill fire.
In Myanmar, plastic waste puts tourists off in Ngapali, they are a blot on the landscape in Bagan and they are the source of Yangon's toxic landfill fire.
... to Myanmar Vice President Myint Swe's visit to the western state of Rakhine and plans for the development of an island off its west coast for tourism.
YANGON (Reuters) - Documents Myanmar police say they found on the ... and plans for the development of an island off its west coast for tourism.
DAWEI, Myanmar, 6 June 2018: Exclusive access to a newly-discovered cave in southern Myanmar will encourage more adventurous travellers to ...
Documents Myanmar police say they found on the mobile phones of two ... and plans for the development of an island off its west coast for tourism.
The government will grant visa-free entry to Myanmar for citizens of Japan and South Korea and give visas on arrival to Chinese tourists, U Khin Zaw, ...
Despite there being a reported oversupply of hotel rooms in Myanmar's major tourist hubs, hospitality players say there is still room for growth in the ...
At the instigation of some western media about Rakhine situations, about 50 per cent of tourist trips were cancelled and suspended last year, said Ohn ...
Tourism in Kayah State is booming and domestic travelers visiting the state ... In 2014, just over 11,000 domestic travellers and 2600 foreign tourists ... to stay at least six nights and seven days in Myanmar, U Nay Moe Aung said.
As leisure travel picks up among Myanmar's citizens, domestic tourism is surging and helping to plant the country's emerging destinations on the ...
The prospect of Myanmar's tourism hinges upon the country's political development, the European Union's top envoy told The Myanmar Times.
Myanmar has great potential for tourism,” says Kristian Schmidt, the ambassador of the European Union to Myanmar. He says he went to plenty of ...
BANGKOK, 11 June 2018: The Mekong Region's tourism scorecards ... Cambodia with 5 million, Laos 4.3 million Myanmar and Laos 2.9 million.
The tourism industry in Myanmar is experiencing strong growth, while the government policy is to develop the country's infrastructure to serve a rising ...
DESPITE Myanmar's tourism business having stalled for more than a year due to religious conflicts in Rakhine State, the nation is making plans to ...
The government will host the first Myanmar Tourism Conference on Tuesday and expects more than 300 people, including Vice President U Henry ...
South Korean investors eye Asean tourism industry .... DESPITE Myanmar's tourism business having stalled for more than a year due to religious ...
During three months of 2018, Myanmar received more than one million tourists with Thai visitors topping the list, according to Ministry of Hotels and ...
DESPITE Myanmar's tourism business having stalled for more than a year ... Rohingya Muslim refugees who fled attacks in Myanmar said they were ...
The proposal is also a further development of China-Myanmar cooperation under the Belt and Road (B&R) Initiative. During her China trip last year, ...
Mekong Tourism is a grouping of six countries; Cambodia, China, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam. China is represented in the Tourism ...
World Day Against Child Labour: Myanmar; too many children still in ... Promoting tourism sector in Myanmar requires more cooperation through the ...
Attending the Myanmar Tourism Conference in Nay Pyi Taw on Tuesday, Vice President U Henry Van Thio announced the loosening of visa ...
YANGON, June 13 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar Second Vice President U Henry Van Thio called for more efforts to attract intra-ASEAN travelers to the country ...
In his speech at the Myanmar Tourism Conference in the administrative capital of Naypyitaw on Tuesday, the vice president called for the cooperation ...
Phuket is also home to a number of international hospitals and medical tourism from Myanmar to Thailand is a strong source of business for airlines.
YANGON, 14 June 2018: Myanmar will soon announce visa free travel for Japanese and Korean national as well as visa on arrival fro Chinese ...
A six-day car rally aimed at promoting Myanmar as a tourism destination would cross the border into neighbouring Thailand to promote cross-border ...
'Myanmar Insight' in Thailand to boost bilateral economic ties ... GIVEN the rising interest in Myanmar's economy this year, nearly 500 Thai ... in other four sectors: infrastructure, manufacturing, telecommunications and tourism.
It now consists of Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam, aiming ... Cambodia coordinates tourism collaboration while Laos and Myanmar ...
With Myanmar's tourist numbers on the increase, and likely to rise further if the country remains politically stable, Williams said, Myanmar lacks the kind ...
PHUKET: Myanmar National Airlines (MNA) has suspended its flights ... hopes of the airline blazing a new tourism trail from Thailand into Myanmar.
ACMECS is a cooperation framework amongst Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, ... Cambodia coordinates tourism collaboration while Laos and Myanmar ...
Till May of this year, the number of tourist arrivals reached around 1.5 million, a 2-per-cent decline compared with the same period last year, according ...
LON TON, MYANMAR – When Patrick Compton left his home in a small, western North Carolina town, he never expected to go around the world to ...
Leaders of Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar thanked the Vietnamese ... To push tourism development, an action plan on tourism co-operation during ...
Myanmar authorities are planning to grant visa-free access to Japanese and South Korean tourists, as well as visa-on-arrival service for Chinese ...
Myanmar's Vice President unveiled the government's latest plans to attract tourists. They do little to address the real factors driving tourists away.
The Ministry of Hotels and Tourism on Monday said it will take sue a hotelier ... After discussions about investment in tourism at the Myanmar Tourism ...
At the opening of the Myanmar Tourism Conference, Vice President U Henry Van ... Myanmar parliament votes down death penalty for child rapists
Myanmar's tourism proposals offer small gestures but miss the elephant in the room ... Myanmar parliament votes down death penalty for child rapists
Myanmar Tourism Marketing has announced the addition 4 new festivals on the calendar of places to visit and experience in Myanmar and all these ...
The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and Myanmar Tourism Marketing (MTM) are proudly organising an overland, cross-border travel rally that ...
U Tun Kyaw Kyaw, assistant director of the state's Directorate of Investment and Company Administration, told The Myanmar Times that businessmen ...
A recent survey done by WCS (Myanmar), Ministry of Hotels and Tourism and Department of Fisheries in February 2018, it was recorded that about 76 ...
Myanmar, China to sign MoU on economic corridor project ... Myanmar is discussing with China to implement Myanmar-China economic ... agricultural zones, logistics, and border trade and tourism sector, according to the DICA.
Granted Mekong Region countries have eased visa regulations over the glorious 21 years of tourism expansion. Cambodia, Myanmar and Vietnam ...
Bangkok, 25 June 2018: A five-day car rally between Thailand and Myanmar ended at the weekend illustrating the potential for overland travel.
Next month the 74-room Yangon Excelsior – a renovation of the British colonial-era Steel Brothers company headquarters on Bo Sun Pat Street, ...
Feline Fine: Welcome to the Eco Haven for Burmese Cats (and Humans) ... vanished in the 1930s and remains virtually unknown in Myanmar today. ... gardens risk damaging the broader community's tourism-focused industries.
The other thing that happens with tourism and communities is there are a lot of secondary benefits. For example, the women in Myanmar in a ...
Myanmar Native Land Public Co Ltd is building a new cable car line ... Recently tourism of Kayin has been improving, so many local and foreign ...
Bhutan Forest Department studies Myanmar forests ... and Myanmar Timber Industry which is earning from international tourism by utilizing elephants.
Unfortunately, an encounter I had with a police officer during the trip was ... senior members of the Chin State government about the tourism project. ... for crossing my arms, and said that only Alaungpaya, an ancient Myanmar king, ...
YANGON, June 2 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar's Rice Federation targets to export 2.5 ... Myanmar has changed its fiscal year period from original April-March to ... textiles, timber and forest products, rubber and tourism to solve the country's ...
NAKHON PHANOM, 3 July 2018: Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office's executive director, Jens Thraenhart, is already floating ideas on where to host ...
Myanmar earns US$158 M from Myawady border trade ... Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office's executive director, Jens Thraenhart, is already ...
In Myanmar, one of the few countries in the world where gibbons are found, there are ... Lar gibbons can be seen in southern Myanmar and Shan State. ... role as indicators of forest health and are crucial for sustainable eco-tourism.
BANGKOK — The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) plans to promote ... in between Chiang Rai town and Mae Sai on the border with Myanmar.
If you're planning to travel to Vietnam, the country's government has ... The programme is also available in Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar, ...
A meeting was held with Marketing Officer of Tourism Authority of Thailand, New Delhi Shingreiso Shimrey the today about the activities during the car ...
The Myanmar team will be led by Hla Maung, president of Border Trade ... He informed that the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) in India is also ...
Myanmar has much to offer international tourists but one thing it needs to attract more travellers is to let people around the world know what Myanmar ...
PSB Academy and Chindwin College Myanmar form first joint venture to serve ... in tourism and education in Switzerland, Singapore and Myanmar.
While more and more foreigners enter Myanmar with their own vehicles, be they cars, motorcycles or bicycles, few Myanmar travellers can visit ...
If a proposed flight from Myanmar does actually land at Hengchun Airport ... Kenting's currently unused airport, and perhaps Kenting tourism as well.
The flight operated by Myanmar Airways International is to be flown on an Airbus A319 with 100 passengers, including Burmese media and travel ...
Chinese Deputy Minister for Culture and Tourism Li Jinzao said that the cultural center will cooperate with organizations from Myanmar's art, culture ...
Opening the China Cultural Centre, the Chinese Deputy Minister for Culture and Tourism Li Jinzao said that it will cooperate with organisations from ...
So when Rosewood announced it was coming to Yangon—the capital of Myanmar whose tourism has been challenged by political instability—before ...
Two Reuters journalists who were arrested by Myanmar authorities and ... years, according to figures released by the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism.
Thet Lwin Toe, chair of Myanmar Tourism Entrepreneurs Association said: “Due to the Rakhine incident, tourists from the EU countries are becoming ...
Tourism secretary Rashmi Verma said, “A large number of Buddhist tourists from Myanmar, Cambodia and Vietnam want to visit India but cannot either ...
Four Paws vet Amir Khalil, who accompanied Ai during his trip, says working elephants live in poor conditions. “They have been deprived of their ...
What is noteworthy is that Myanmar Tourism Marketing (MTM) is very strong with their digital marketing strategy. The communication mix includes ...
Tourist arrivals rise in Mandalay's Khuthodaw Pagoda ... MANDALAY- Even though it is the rainy season, nearly 550 foreign tourists per day visit ... Marazein Paya was built by King Mindon Min in 1221 of Myanmar Luna Calendar.
Action to remove tourism barriers required, senior official says ... Two jailed Reuters reporters on trial in Myanmar accused of obtaining secret state ...
However, with the coming of heavy rains, these natural wonders and assets for Myanmar's tourism industry are facing the threat of landslides that ...
After seeing a rise in the number of Myanmar nationals travelling to Singapore, the city-state's travel authority said it wants more Myanmar tourists to ...
Policies and procedures for Myanmar-China Border Economic Zone to be drafted ... Immigration and Population, the Ministry of Industry, the Ministry of Construction, the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism, the Kokang Self-Administered ...
Director General Aung Soe from Myanmar Trade Promoting Team, ... Inle region is set to enjoy prosperity in eco-tourism development due to the state ...
In June 2015, First Myanmar Investment reduced its stake in FMI Air to 10 ... “If tourist numbers decrease, it will affect the domestic airline industry ...
The declining number of European travellers visiting Myanmar is taking its toll on local travel companies that mainly rely on the money the tourists ...
Elevating the ease of travel planning in Myanmar and improving customer experience was Flymya founder Than Tun Win's main goal when he ...
Vietjet will offer promotional tickets for Hanoi – Yangon (Myanmar) route with flight period from now to December 31 (except for national holidays in ...
NEW DELHI, Jul 19: Arunachal Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein suggested holding a bilateral dialogue with Myanmar for improving ...
Northeast prod for Myanmar dialogue ... Myanmar as it would be mutually beneficial to both the countries and facilitate trans-border trade and tourism.
He suggested for a bilateral dialogue with Myanmar to improve border ... he suggested that North East Tourism Development Council (NETDC) on ...
WHILE THE third round of Myanmar's Panglong Conference for internal ... The declining number of European travellers visiting Myanmar is taking its ...
YANGON — Vietjet is giving away 200 super promotional tickets, priced from only zero đồng, at the Myanmar International Tourism Expo 2018 in ...
Myanmar Strategic Holdings (MSH) develops and manages consumer ... It mostly invests in hotels and other tourism companies, education ...
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In an attempt to attract a larger number of tourists from Myanmar, Taiwan's Tourism Bureau organized the first overseas ...
YANGON, July 21 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar attracted 1.72 million tourists in the first half of this year, down 2 percent compared with the compared with the ...
YANGON (Xinhua) – Myanmar attracted 1.72 million tourists in the first half of this year, down two per cent compared with the compared with the same ...
Sabei Aung, managing director of Nature Dream Travels and Tours Co, said the forex instability has severely impacted the nation's outbound tourism ...
“Operating in Myanmar's aviation sector has become increasingly ... more competitive in order to improve tourism and attract inward investments.
While the four 'must-visit' destinations in Myanmar remain sought after, attractions are emerging off the beaten path and promising to sustain tourist ...
By Lwin Mar Htun 23 July 2018. The non-profit organization the Myanmar Responsible Tourism Institute (MRTI) has organized the second edition of ...
FMI Air has become the latest airline in Myanmar to suspend passenger ... Myanmese aviation industry relies heavily on tourism arrivals, and ...
... direct investment from several sectors -- infrastructure, tourism, energy and ... "In Myanmar, PTTEP aims to hand over our assets to local people as much as ... Myanmar houses the company's second-largest gas resources after ...
The non-profit organization the Myanmar Responsible Tourism Institute (MRTI) has organized the second edition of the Myanmar Responsible ...
Many have been chained up in camps, while others are being smuggled out of the country for use in the tourism industry. Some are also being ...
Last fall Tun felt obliged to open a three-star hotel in Bagan, Myanmar's most popular tourist area, because its construction was finished. "We are ...
YANGON, 25 July 2018: Myanmar saw tourist arrivals contract 2% during the first half of the year to reach 1.722,049 visits, according to the latest ...
YANGON, July 25 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar and Laos have vowed to promote ... friendship bridge, and promotion of trade and investment and tourism.
Myanmar tourism officials are expecting to reach 7 million visitors by 2020. Last year the figure reached 3,443,133 tourists, an increase of 18%.
SINGAPORE - Myanmar-based tourism firm Memories Group, in its first earnings report since its Catalist debut in January, posted on Wednesday (July ...
MYANMAR-based tourism firm Memories Group, in its first earnings report since its Catalist debut in January, posted on Wednesday a net loss of ...
Today after over a century after he wrote this quote, Myanmar retains the power to surprise and delight the travellers. Myanmar was known as Burma ...
The tourist visas apply to independent travelers and members of package tours. They permit holders to stay in Myanmar for 28 days, the ministry said.
Hanoi, Vietnam, July 26, 2018 --(PR.com)-- Since Myanmar opened to international travel, the country has welcomed an ever-increasing number of ...
Myanmar-based tourism firm Memories Group, in its first earnings report since its Catalist debut in January, posted yesterday a net loss of US$1.7 ...
Myanmar will grant free visa allowances to Chinese, South Korean and Japanese nationals from August 1 onwards in a bid to promote eco-tourism, ...
The government of Myanmar will grant visa-free entry to citizens of Japan and South Korea, in addition to allowing Chinese tourists to apply for ...
But sanctions during Burma's military dictatorship years and declining foreign investment and tourism since the start of the Rohingya refugee crisis ...
Myanmar is planning to allow visa free for tourists from Japan and South Korea with a one-year trial period starting from October 1 and Chinese ...
In the past year, Myanmar rejected joint venture proposals involving Japan's ANA and Malaysia's AirAsia, citing the need to insulate local players from ...
Such was the disdain for the country still popularly known as Burma that even travel guidebooks had a section debating whether foreign tourists ...
This bodes well for Myanmar and the same applies to tourists and investors in a nation that promises so much. At the same time, the legacy of ...
Meanwhile, the group has diversified its sales and marketing efforts to target not only Western travellers but also Asian one, while Burma Boating has ...
MSH runs hospitality and education businesses in Myanmar. ... The company predicted that the country's long-term tourism prospects remains positive ...
Despite Myanmar's plans to let tourists from Japan, South Korea, China, Hong Kong and Macao enjoy visa free visits, a planned directive requiring ...
YANGON, 31 July 2018: Myanmar confirmed late last week it would ease visa procedures for three nationalities 1 October. Tourism officials quoted ...
Kathmandu, July 30. Nepal and Myanmar today signed a Memorandum of Understanding on establishing a bilateral consultation mechanism between ...
NAYPYITAW — Despite Myanmar's plans to let tourists from Japan, South Korea, China, Hong Kong and Macao enjoy visa free visits, a planned ...
YANGON -- Myanmar will waive its tourist visa requirement for Japanese and South Korean travelers, hoping to boost inbound traffic as Westerners ...
Myanmar will start granting visa-free entry to tourists from Japan and South Korea in October to attract more visitors from Asia – but travellers from ...
On July 26, The Myanmar Times quoted a certified correct translated statement by U Ohn Maung, Minister of Hotel and Tourism as saying that ...
In a bid to attract more tourists from Asia, Myanmar will grant visa-free entries to tourists from Japan and South Korea. However, this leverage has not ...
After beginning to open up for more tourists from across the world during the 2011-2015 Myanmar political reforms, things quickly turned for the worse ...
Hanoi (VNA) - Myanmar will start granting visa-free entry to tourists from Japan and the Republic of Korea (RoK) in October to attract more visitors from ...
Passport holders of China's Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR) visiting Mayanmar for tourism purposes will be granted visa-on-arrival entry ...
In an attempt to boost tourism, the government rolled out visa on arrival (VOA) ... U Ye Tun Oo, chief executive officer of Vivo Myanmar travel and tours ...
Since it opened up to the world, Myanmar has attracted a few million tourists every year. According to the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism, in 2016 ...
The Moodie Davitt Report today launches a new feature, Travel Retail in the Community, in which we profile ... development, so experience of foreign cultures (including Yunnan, Myanmar and Thailand) were built into the curriculum.
Myanmar Vice President U Henry Van Thio has called for cooperation among tourism organizations to promote the tourism industry.
4 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar Vice President U Henry Van Thio has called for cooperation among tourism organizations to promote the tourism industry, the ...
The Myanmarese Government in its bid to promote tourism in the country and business ties with other South East Asian countries has suspended the ...
The Myanmar government decided to take this step in a bid to promote tourism and improve business ties with other South East Asian countries, ...
Renowned for its rich culture and heritage but isolated during decades of military rule, Myanmar was long regarded as one of the hidden gems of ...
HANOI, 6 August 2018: Asia DMC is promoting fam trips for overseas travel agents to visit Myanmar starting with Australia and New Zealand.
For the second installment in our travel series focused on wild swimming spots, we head to Taunggyi and Heho for pastoral tranquility, orange toenails ...
The State Counsellor's fifth suggestion was to make Myanmar traditional culture accessible to tourists who want to know something about these.
But Indian citizens must obtain special permits at the cost of 60 Dollars from the Government of Myanmar's Ministry of Hotel and Tourism if they intend ...
6 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar Second Vice President U Henry Van Thio has stressed the need for development of community-based tourism industry in Danu ...
The Myanmar government decided to take this step in a bid to promote tourism and improve business ties with other South East Asian countries, the ...
After Myanmar opened up, the country witnessed a sudden boom in tourists between 2011 and 2013, but the hotels were in short supply, according to ...
Taiwan has hoped to attract more travelers from Myanmar as more and more people are visiting other countries during the past few years, especially ...
The Myanmar tourism industry has suffered from a big drop in tourists due to the unfolding refugee crisis in northern Rakhine. With the number of ...
According to the United Nations World Tourism Organisation, Myanmar welcomed just 21,000 international arrivals in 1990, that rose to 120,000 in ...
From 1 October 2018, tourists from China, Japan and South Korea will be able to travel to Myanmar without a visa. The new approach, which aims to ...
Dream Cruises adds 2N Bintan Weekend and 5N Myanmar to Phuket ... Those looking for a longer trip, consider the five night Myanmar to Phuket ...
The opening ceremony was hosted at Tamu, Myanmar. ... Until now, Indian travellers were required to hire a licensed guide at a fixed cost of 60 USD a ...
Fourth, the opening of these land border crossings will help in the growth of tourism in Northeast India and Myanmar. The Northeastern states are ...
To travel further on either side, cross-border visitors needed special permits. For Indians, the process had to be initiated by a Myanmar-based travel ...
Pilot project to irrigate Myanmar's dry zoneKhine Kyaw ... Myanmar has asked Bangladesh to stop providing aid to 6,000 Rohingya stranded on ... issues such as local businesses, social issues, agriculture, transportation and tourism.
The aims of appointing the young actor as brand ambassador are to promote,develop and facilitate Japanese tourism activity towards Myanmar.
In your article “Fixing the tourism industry” published on August 10, you aptly highlighted that the challenges facing Myanmar's tourism industry are not ...
As per the news reports, the new visa forms will definitely boost trade ties between Northeast India and Myanmar. Growth of medical tourism in both ...
15 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar and Thailand have reached an air service ... of Rakhine state and promoting people-to-people contact and tourism. During his ...
“We have created a small garden with the intention of green and pleasant for the visitors in front of the Zedi with the permission from Archeological ...
A few days ago I put the link to the “Fixing the tourism industry” article published August 10 on my Facebook group “Myanmar News in Russian” and ...
Manipuris and Myanmar shares joys and sorrow for over two thousand ... In recent years Myanmar authorities allows Indian national to travel inside ...
A tour operator is taking on the government of Myanmar's southern Taninthayi Region to protect the right of foreign tourists to drive motorbikes in the ...