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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 ...
... investments—39 in manufacturing sector, two each in housing development center and agricultural sector, one each in hotels and tourism sector, ...
Tachilek, a border between Myanmar and Thailand, hosted a total of 337,966 international visitors between April and mid-August this year, state ...
YANGON, 20 August 2018: Travellers visiting in Myanmar can rely on around seven airlines to offer competent domestic services to tourist ...
The Ministry of Hotels and Tourism expects to attract over 200,000 Japanese visitors to Myanmar following the government's decision to provide visa ...
Pyae Phu Mon won Miss Eco-Tourism Myanmar 2018, May Myat Noe Thwe Miss Earth Myanmar Fire 2018, Shumanyi Paing Miss Earth Myanmar ...
Myanmar has not lived up to expectations, despite rapid growth in passenger traffic since the country opened up six years ago. Visitor growth has ...
When reforms began in Myanmar in 2011, its tourism sector was considered as one of those most likely to take advantage of the economic ...
Casino gambling is currently prohibited on the territory of Myanmar. ... The country is aiming to attract visitors and players mostly from neighboring ...
A Ministerial-level delegation from Bangladesh, Indonesia, Myanmar and Sri ... Tourism Minister K J Alphons will preside over the inaugural function, ...
Airbnb presented highlights of its report to tourism executives at the recent ... In Myanmar and Laos, locals are adapting to the Airbnb home-sharing ...
Local and foreign tourists can start visiting pearl farms in Tanintharyi ... as part of a tourism-promotion programme, according to the Myanmar Tourism ...
Over 1.97 million tourists entered Myanmar through border checkpoints in the first seven months of this year, while 2 million tourists entered Myanmar ...
Tourists visit the Mingun Pahtodawgyi located in Sagaing, some 10 ... Over 1.97 million tourists entered Myanmar through border checkpoints in the ...
Further, casinos will not be allowed tourism destinations steeped in culture and heritage, as per the proposal. Win added that the proposed law will not ...
Myanmar will start granting visa-free entry to Korean tourists in October as part ... The Southeast Asian country is home to many tourist attractions and ...
The 14th International Travel Expo HCM City (ITE HCMC) will take place ... Mekong sub-region: Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Viet Nam.
Tourism nudge to promote sites associated with Gautam Buddha ... Indonesia, Myanmar and Sri Lanka, who are participating in the conclave, will visit ...
A year on, Rohingya still fleeing Myanmar for crowded camps ... as part of a tourism-promotion programme, according to the Myanmar Tourism ...
Some analysts say Myanmar's image as a tourist destination has been adversely affected by the crisis in Rakhine State, but it's questionable that it is ...
“As there is already another Myanmar tourism group listed in Singapore, we decided to list on the YSX to tap investors here instead,” said U Win Aung.
MANDALAY- The government officially allowed foreign tourists to visit “Ruby ... In Myanmar, the restricted areas include: Naungmoon, Kawnglanghpu, ...
NAYPYITAW — Myanmar citizens would not be allowed to gamble in the ... and would be used mainly to spur tourism and the national economy.
Lawmakers in Myanmar — the country formerly known as Burma in ... Myanmar lower tourist count compared to neighboring countries can be at least ...
Five million travellers stayed at Airbnb accommodation in the Greater ... In Myanmar and Laos, locals are increasingly embracing travel with Airbnb.
The President also launched the Ministry of Tourism website on important ... The ministerial-level delegation from Bangladesh, Indonesia, Myanmar, ...
MYIN HLUT, Myanmar — On the eve of the anniversary of a military-led ... Starting a year ago, more than 700,000 Rohingya began fleeing Myanmar to ... tourism potential, calling the state “the most beautiful region in Myanmar.”.
A year after massacres, Myanmar shops for Russian arms, skirts global ... tourism potential, calling the state “the most beautiful region in Myanmar.”.
Our Southeast Asia bureau chief's latest report from Myanmar looks at how, ... Tourism officials in Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania, have kicked off a ...
Myanmar court to deliver verdicts on jailed Reuters reporters ... of the upcoming opportunities he believes lie ahead for the Myanmar tourism industry.
DMC Khiri Travel last Friday evening marked its silver anniversary with a ... clean water wells in Myanmar, and a children's foundation in Vietnam.
“I'm preparing interesting programme for the Myanmar fans in which I will ... I'm also an Myanmar Tourism Promotion Brand Ambassador to promote ...
Read our coverage of the trip here. .... President Trump canceled the secretary of state's trip to North Korea, citing a lack of progress in nuclear ...
The company is due to sell shares not only to Myanmar citizens but also to ... Mandalay Region and Shan State attracts most international tourists.
Nowadays, food safety is top priority for Myanmar and also a significant ... also the various sectors of the country including tourism, economy and development. ... Myanmar ranks 71st for food quality and safety among 113 countries ...
Myanmar charged $50 as an e-visa fee for tourist and allowed them to stay 28 ... Myanmar started the e-visa system from September 2014 in Yangon, ...
Both the Excelsior and Rosewood open when Myanmar's tourism sector is struggling to attract up-market leisure and business travellers. There has ...
Myanmar military leaders should face genocide charges, UN says ... the various sectors of the country including tourism, economy and development
In the meantime, the Ministry of Hotel and Tourism has already appointed a Japanese actor as Myanmar's tourism ambassador last week. The move ...
... containing “allegedly confidential government letters and plans for the development of an island off Myanmar's west coast for tourism,” according to ...
Opening of Myanmar border gives filip to India's Act East Policy ... The move will enhance trade and tourism and boost socio-economic development.
Outbound medical tourism increases just because people have little trust in local hospitals and clinics," said Dr Aung Tun Thet. He spoke of the need ...
Amata Holding Public Company received the approval from the Myanmar ... In January, Memories Group, a spin-off of the tourism assets of Yoma ...
While mass tourism is a long way off reaching Myanmar, which welcomed 3.44 million visitors in 2017, Lawson says the majority tend to flock to the ...
"Currently, the trust in healthcare delivery is low. Outbound medical tourism is increasing because people have little trust in local hospitals and clinics," ...
Aug 29, 2018-Myanmar's President Win Myint has arrived in Lumbini, the birth ... Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Rabindra Adhikari ...
Myanmar is expecting more South Koreans and Japanese tourists to visit Mandalay region during this travel season as it has allowed free visa for ...
It comprises seven countries lying in the littoral and adjacent areas of the Bay of Bengal -- Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka and ...
When Myanmar submitted its application to UNESCO, it undertook to .... The influx of tourists after Myanmar began its transition to democracy when the ...
Talking to Nepali officials in Lumbini, the Myanmar president said both Nepal and Myanmar could take benefits through tourism in Lumbini by ...
In particular, OTAs in the U.S., Canada, England and Scandinavia have drastically downplayed Myanmar as a tourist destination following the Army's ...
YANGON, Sept. 2 (Xinhua) -- Some 15 islands in Myeik and Kawthoung, Myanmar's southern coastal Tanintharyi region where pearl farms are located ...
YANGON (Xinhua) – Some 15 islands in Myeik and Kawthoung, Myanmar's southern coastal Tanintharyi region where pearl farms are located, will be ...
Only local travellers have visited Shite Htet waterfall in Pyin Oo Lwin district in Mandalay region about a year ago but now, it is attracting not only local ...
In Vietnam it has two similar bakery school projects, while in Myanmar it provides ... Agency (AFD), and the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism of Myanmar.
According to the 2018 ABTA Travel Trends Report, value for money and .... Developing rapidly in Myanmar, community tourism can foster skills and ...
YANGON — In another setback for Myanmar's troubled aviation sector, Air ... and a slump in the tourism industry that has also forced other domestic carriers in ... Air Mandalay said it had been extremely difficult to operate in Myanmar ...
Connectivity is vital to trade, tourism and inward investments for Myanmar, the academic added. The Myanmar government should incentivise airlines ...
Mission Myanmar: How India is using subtle measures, 'trust' to see off ... Religious tourism is touted as another important sector with great potential, ...
According to the United Nations World Tourism Organisation, the country ... Last year, Myanmar welcomed 3.44 million visitors up from 2.9 million in ...
“While Myanmar's potential is great, Singapore based businesses and ... For Mark Bedingham from Singapore Myanmar Investco, tourism and retail ...
Due to the nature of the tourism business, there's the challenge of dealing with low seasons and other factors peculiar to Myanmar, one of them being ...
Hotel and tourism services on the islands of Taninthayi Region are being ... in line under the permission of Myanmar Investment Commission (MIC).
Myanmar Peace Accord Signatories to Hold Third Summit in Thailand ... Due to the nature of the tourism business, there's the challenge of dealing ...
As a result, some companies have returned their licences to ministry of hotel and tourism, U Naung Naung Han, secretary of Union of Myanmar Travel ...
Myanmar will loosen the visa restrictions for tourists from China, Japan and South Korea from October and is expected to see increase foreign tourists' ...
Bangladesh can attract the huge global tourists,mostly from China, visiting countries like India and Myanmar by offering its beautiful places to them as ...
Bangladesh can attract global tourists -- mainly from China -- visiting India and Myanmar by offering its attractive locations as an extended destination, ...
The part of the Ayeyawady River between Htigyaing and Shweku towns has been designated as an extended section of the Irrawaddy dolphin ...
Speaking at the event, Vietnamese Ambassador to Myanmar Luan Thuy ... ties across trade, investment, tourism, and people-to-people exchange.
He said all revenue from hotel bookings in Myanmar made through the Travel Fish website would be donated to the families of the journalists.
Tourism is the biggest challenge for the ruling National League for Democracy (NLD) to maintain its power in 2020, said Naw Pan Thinzar Myo, ...
According to statistics by the Ministry of Hotel and Tourism, Myanmar received 1,970,013 international visitors at the end of July, which is 2pc less ...
According to the figures of the Hotel and Tourism Ministry, the country attracted over 1.72 million foreign visitors in the first half of this year, targeting ...
The decision to eliminate the cards forms part of a wider initiative to promote tourism and attract more foreign visitors to the country. Myanmar received ...
New Delhi/Yangon, Sep 12 (UNI) In a major initiative boosting ties with Myanmar, India on Wednesday inked two agreements with the Rakhine state ...
Asia-Pacific Tourism CEO Points to Bad Management — Not Overtourism — as Key .... “I think what's happening in Myanmar is terrible,” Hardy said.
MANDALAY- Even though foreign tourists are allowed to visit Mogok ... In Myanmar, the restricted areas include: Naungmoon, Kawnglanghpu, ...
As Myanmar's hospitality sector is plagued by falling demand and oversupply, the ministry wants to lure one million tourists from China to fill the empty ...
It was mostly business as usual for Myanmar tourism at the Pacific Asia Travel Association's 2018 travel mart. With visitation to Myanmar declining from ...
The lower house of Myanmar's Parliament has approved a bill that would legalize ... hope in the legalization of gambling as a way to increase tourism.
Myanmar has started granting free visa allowances to Chinese, South Korean and Japanese nationals in a bid to promote eco-tourism. In the month of ...
As previously confirmed by Kyaw Soe Lin, Secretary of the Committee of Myanmar, foreigner-only casinos would aim to attract tourists from China and ...
In episode 6 of Netflix series Dark Tourist, David Farrier witnesses a death-centric Indonesian harvest ritual visits the empty capital of Myanmar and ...
The focus is now on medical tourism, education sectors as well, because many Myanmar youths going abroad for education, she said. Interestingly ...
Myanmar has launched a new tourism campaign, “Myanmar, Be Enchanted,” in a bid to attract more visitors to the country amid a boycott by ...
17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- After five years, Myanmar is replacing its tourism branding — Let the Journey Begin — with "Be Enchanted". The new brand ...
“Be Enchanted” Myanmar Tourism's new tagline is as much a promise as it is an invitation. It's realization. It's a memory. It's a moment. The word ...
CHIANG RAI, 18 September 2018: Myanmar's political capital, Nay Pyi Taw, attracts a captive audience of business travellers who have no other ...
Travelers come to Myanmar with a sense of mystery and that unknown is what draws people to Myanmar. To experience and see what only few others ...
'Myanmar's Assault on a Truthful Press': Reuters Editor-in-Chief Steve Adler ... After five years, Myanmar is replacing its tourism branding — Let the ...
The report “Myanmar international aviation: overcapacity as tourism growth slows” was produced by Centre for Aviation (CAPA) last month. Visitor ...
To reform the tourism sector, Myanmar also needs taps into the digital technology as a means to overcome challenges for the survival of the tourism ...
Myanmar Tourist Guides Association will render necessary assistance basing off on five points, if there are any tour guides shortages in the Ministry of ...
Yangon, Myanmar – 'Be Enchanted'- That's what Myanmar wants you to feel when you go to their country. They want visitors to experience a friendly, ...
After five years, Myanmar is replacing its tourism branding Let the Journey Begin with “Be Enchanted”. The new brand portrays Myanmar as a friendly, ...
According to a statement from the Myanmar Tourism Marketing Association, the new brand “portrays Myanmar as a friendly, charming, mystical and ...
Myanmar's Ministry of Hotels and Tourism reported (18-Sep-2018) visitor arrivals to Myanmar for the first eight months in 2018. Details include:.
Democratic transition in Myanmar 'at standstill': U.N. rights panel ... The report “Myanmar international aviation: overcapacity as tourism growth slows” ...
Maw Taung border gate in Myanmar-Thailand border is seeing less tourists and it need to open permanently to attract the tourists, according to ...
After five years, Myanmar has replaced its “Let the Journey Begin” tourism branding with “Be Enchanted”. The new brand was developed on the basis ...
But Myanmar's participation must be based on responsible investments and ... As Myanmar risks being isolated by Western countries owing to the ... infrastructural development, investment, energy, agriculture, tourism and education.
During this year, hotel and tourism sector saw an inflow of Ks128058.303 million in investments, industry sector with Ks180461.890 million, the ...
Bicycles have always been available to rent for travelers in Myanmar to explore a locale, but now there are a growing number of quality half-, full- and ...
VISITORS TO the ancient temple site of Mrauk-U from the Rakhine State ... The residents can speak Rakhine and Burmese as well as their own Chin ...
The plan for a single vias for “Five Chiang Cities” will be propo to spur tourism among four countries in the Mekong Region and add quality tourists to ...
Maldives main source of income is tourism, where also Chinese tourists have ... China is already heavily involved in Burma, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
Myanmar agrees with China on Thavanyu Pagoda renovation ... The Ministry of Hotels and Tourism announced on September 8 that 18 temples and ...
The Mergui Archipelago lies off the far south coast of Myanmar. ... Early 2018, Memories Group, the first Myanmar tourism company to be listed on the ...
Tourism stakeholders promised a plastic-free future for Phuket with the ... in Vietnam, Myanmar and Cambodia – the issues of sustainable tourism in ...
Leading hotels and tourism groups have signed the “Phuket Pledge” at ... in Vietnam, Myanmar and Cambodia – the issues of sustainable tourism in ...
As for the rest we can already conveniently travel between Thailand, Laos and Myanmar, which offers an eVisa so what's the point? The only country ...
By FRONTIER. YANGON — The deadline for the second Myanmar Responsible Tourism Awards has been pushed back to early October, giving ...
“The camp opened both for tourism, and as a place to take care of the elephants,” he explains from a wooden bench outside the camp's spartan cafe.
The deadline for the second Myanmar Responsible Tourism Awards has been pushed back to early October, giving locally based operators the ...
TOURISM IN Myanmar boomed after political reforms were launched in 2011, but against the backdrop of the crisis in Rakhine State, recent tourism ...
The tourism industry celebrates "World Tourism Day 2018" today. ... The tourism industry in Myanmar has dropped since the Rohingya crisis in ...
Tourism boycotts, whether government driven or instigated by travellers as a vehicle for social change, invariably leave a trail of collateral damage.
... percentage terms over the past seven years. These countries are maximising the opportunity of tourism to drive economic development: 1. Myanmar
Foreign Visitor Spending in Greece on the Rise ... maximizing the opportunity of tourism to drive economic development are: Myanmar, Iraq, Georgia, ...
The Myanmar Tourism Federation won the tender to collect the fees for five years, but in August this year, the Ministry of Religious Affairs invited a new ...
The official announcement will be released soon by the ministry concerned,” U Khin Aung Htun, vice chair man of Myanmar Tourism Federation, told ...
Due to one-sided and exaggerated reports on Rakhine issue by media, Myanmar witnessed decrease in tourist arrivals. Tourist arrivals from Europe ...
From January to July this year, the number of Chinese tourists increased by 34 per cent even though Myanmar has not implemented visa-on-arrival ...
With the aim of increasing tourism business in Myanmar, ordinary passport holders from Japan, South Korea, China, Hong Kong and Macao will have ...
“Very few local people pick Myanmar as a travel spot, as they are unfamiliar with the country,” Lee said, adding that the number of local tours by ...
Until August this year, Myanmar citizen investment reached over Ks-17,714 billion, with the housing development, ... Ks-2846.731 billion, the hotel and tourism sector, Ks-1828.131 billion, the construction sector, Ks-1075.183 billion, ...
Places like Thailand and Myanmar may be popular with backpackers, but it's important to examine the moral implications of visiting countries that ...
Political leaders in Myanmar are keen to open up the nation to visitors from all ... In relation to eco-tourism, Xinhua stipulates, “The country is striving to ...
Myanmar's new rules easing visa requirements for tourists from Japan, South Korea and China come into effect from Oct 1. They are part of plans to ...
YANGON (Xinhua) – Myanmar Vice President U Henry Van Thio has stressed developing tourism through newly opened international border gate ...
CHIANG RAI, 2 October 2018: Myanmar should be congratulated for easing entry formalities for Chinese, Korean and Japanese tourists that took ...
Myanmar Vice President U Henry Van Thio has stressed developing tourism through newly opened international border gate – Reekhorda which links ...
According to the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism, there are 85 licensed ... U Swe Thin, proprietor of Hotel Union (2) Bagan told The Myanmar Times.
However, other sub-populations found in the Ayeyarwady river of Myanmar, the ... has developed, involving the fishermen, dolphins and eco-tourism.
Yesterday alone, about 400 tourists from Japan, South Korea and China entered Myanmar. Tourists from South Korea, Japan, Hong Kong and Macau ...
Khamoe transit camp will be built in Zalon Mountain in Bamaw Township according to Department of Hotels and Tourism of Sagaing Region. Khamoe ...
Myanmar's officials to attend annual tourism festival in Mnp. ... Imphal, Oct. 3 (EMN): Chief Ministers of Myanmar's Saigang and Mandalay regions- ...
YANGON, 4 October 2018: Myanmar has extended its visa-free offer to Hong Kong and Macau travellers according to a report from the Myanmar ...
YANGON, 4 October 2018: The first tourists from Japan, South Korea and China to take advantage of Myanmar's easing of visa rules enjoyed a VIP ...
The indefinite closure of Koh Phi Phi Ley's Maya Bay is causing ripples of concern through the island's tourism associations, operators and beyond.
U Tun Tun Aye, Vice chairman of the Myanmar Bartenders Association, criticised the new measure, warning, “The country's tourism is already down, ...
Myanmar has extended its visa-free offer to Hong Kong and Macau travellers according to a report from the Myanmar Tourism Federation released ...
'It's still relatively easy and rewarding to travel to and within Myanmar. We have had friends and family visit over the last three years,' she said.
From post-conflict zones like Iraq and Rwanda to countries which have opened up to international tourists in recent years, like Myanmar, we take a ...
Pyae Kaung Su Thant to participate in Miss Tourism of the Globe 2018 ... Pyae Kaung Su Thant will be representing Myanmar at the Miss Tourism of ...
I'm The Irrawaddy chief reporter Kyaw Kha and I'm joined by U Khin Aung Tun, vice president of the Myanmar Tourism Federation, and tour operator ...
Early 2018, Memories Group, the first Myanmar tourism company to be listed on the Singapore Exchange took over Burma Boating to expand its ...
... cities was influenced by the growing number of Chinese travellers to Myanmar. ... The airline also aims to entice Myanmar entrepreneurs to explore ...
On Monday, Myanmar granted visa exemptions for some Asian countries, which I think is a good move for the country's tourism industry as tour season ...
During the event, a site tour to some industrial zone, new Mandalay resort city project and national park as well as some potential investment areas ...
Consumer Dispute-Handling Committee under the Consumer Affairs Department has received 200 complaints this year, most of which relates to ...
The World Bank has revised downwards its forecast for Myanmar's ... boosting the country's sagging tourism industry amid increasing interest in the ...
Every year, tourism peak season and Hyacinths growth season overlaps in Taun Thaman Lake. As it is now the tourist season, the arrival of visitors ...
“Besides Bogyoke Aung San Market, other Sunday markets should be set up,” said U Thet Lwin Toe, chairman of Myanmar Tourism Entrepreneurs ...
Holders of the Macao SAR passport can enter Myanmar for tourism through Yangon International Airport, Mandalay International Airport, Nay Pyi Taw ...
Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours includes all-inclusive escorted tours that take participants to many of the world's most fascinating destinations; two river ...
Myanmar police arrested three journalists from the Eleven Media Group on Wednesday on charges related to showing disrespect toward the Yangon ...
According to the Identification Services Bureau, local passport holders can enter the Republic of the Union of Myanmar for the purpose of tourism ...
Tourism and hotels company Amata Holding Public Co Ltd is in ... U Sai Kham Park Pha, a consultant for Amata Aviation told The Myanmar Times.
“Besides Bogyoke Aung San Market, other Sunday markets should be set up,” said U Thet Lwin Toe, chair of the Myanmar Tourism Entrepreneurs ...
Myanmar has been courting tourists from Japan, South Korea, and China since allegations of genocide and crimes against humanity have triggered a ...
Myanmar sits at a strategic crossroads of Asia, connecting the Indian sub-continent with East and Southeast Asia. It stands to be a meeting point for the ...
The Minister of Primary Resources and Tourism signed on behalf of the Brunei Government while Myanmar was represented by its Minister for ...
Dhaka: Tensions at the diplomatic front between Bangladesh and Myanmar had escalated last Saturday .... The island is a popular tourist destination.
YANGON, Oct. 15 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar is planning to upgrade a mountain in the area of forest reserve in Banmauk, northwestern Sagaing region, as ...
Mae Sai is a major border town that receives not only a huge number of goods from China via Myanmar, but also visitors in accordance with China's ...
Myanmar is planning to upgrade a mountain in the area of forest reserve in Banmauk, northwestern Sagaing region, as an eco-tourism site to attract ...
Mrauk-U and Ngapali beach are the most famous tourist destinations in ... Myanmar had more than 2.25 million international visitors by the end of ...
The Myanmar Tourists Guides Association (MTGA) said it opposes a move to relax the qualifications for “liaison tour guides” to serve the growing ...
By Moe Myint 18 October 2018. YANGON – Despite a number of European countries continuing to discourage travel to Myanmar based on allegations ...
BANGKOK, 19 October 2018: In a major drive to promote travel from ... Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar and Laos, to take advantage of special fares.
The estranged brother of Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi said on .... The Myanmar Tourists Guides Association (MTGA) said it opposes a move to ...
“We are open to all countries are who eager to invest in Myanmar. ... The Myanmar Investment Commission (MIC) and the Union of Myanmar ... Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam to seek investment in Myanmar's tourism sector, ...
YANGON, Oct. 20 (Xinhua) -- Tourism authorities from Myanmar and China on Saturday had extensive discussions on further promoting development ...
Q: A cocktail of problems have been plaguing Myanmar's tourism industry, with the largest being the Rakhine crisis and how it is impacting the ...
Rohingya refugee crisis hits Myanmar's economy ... The country's budding tourism sector has the potential for much more growth that can only be ...
Patients from Myanmar throng Imphal hospitals ... Of those who came on tourist visas, the majority obtained outpatient (OPD) services in Imphal ...
A 15-member Myanmar delegation was set to reach Dhaka last night ... shelters in Cox's Bazar on Wednesday, said officials in the tourism district.
Yangon and Mandalay are the two largest cities in Myanmar, attracting many Chinese tourists and businessmen with interests in jewelry, wood and ...
The number of Chinese visitors to Myanmar has increased exponentially over the past five years, from 70,805 in 2012, to 212,642 in 2017, ministry ...
The Miss Tourism Queen Worldwide title was bagged by Vy Hyunh from Veitnam, Nan Htet Htet Lin from Myanmar was crowned Miss Tourism Global ...
According to statistics from the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism, 11,976 travellers from Italy visited Myanmar for the period up to September last year.
According to the Ministry of Hotel and Tourism, only 168 hotels out of the 1500 hotels that have since opened in Myanmar have liquor licences.
NONGPOH: Eve Syiemlieh, who is the 2nd runner-up at Miss Tourism ... Vy Hyunh from Vietnam as Miss Tourism Queen Worldwide 2018, Myanmar ...
Photos: Facebook/ Miss Tourism Queen Worldwide Nan Htet Htet Lin from Myanmar was awarded Miss Tourism Global Queen while Jongkol ...
Win a free, two-night stay at Myanmar's Belmond Governor's Residence ... authentic culinary and art travel experience – a treat for their next holiday.
SGX-listed Memories Group – which operates tourism businesses in Myanmar – has completed the acquisition of SM Asset Holdings Pte Ltd and ...
On the responsible tourism side, the visually sumptuous site addresses issues such as animals in tourism, do's and don'ts in Myanmar, child safe ...
This would also benefit the country's tourism industry, Win Ko Ko explained, ... Daw Zin Zin Mya Hlaing, of the Myanmar Hiking and Mountaineering ...
In May 2017, the commerce ministry heads of both China and Myanmar ... In addition, these zones are expected to promote tourism in the border ...
The new site at Khiri.com makes it easier to find solutions for sustainable travel options in Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Myanmar, Indonesia, ...
YANGON, Nov. 5 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar will hold an ethnics culture and tourism promotion festival in Yangon in January next year to promote ethnic ...
YANGON: Myanmar plans to hold an ethnic culture and tourism festival here in January next year to promote tribal groups. According to Myanmar ...
The festival is to encourage ethnic entrepreneurs and develop interaction among them in the under-developed areas.
"We wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment", said by author Hilaire Belloc. Well, isn't it feel all right after traveling for a while. A real sense of ...
The company is further developing its social enterprise network with the opening of a Myanmar Community Tourism Hub in December. “When I ...
Myanmar's new early-stage fund EME launches with investments in Joosk ... considering more SME-style companies in food processing, tourism etc.
Myanmar's Ruling Party Wins 6 of 13 By-Election Seats .... YANGON: Myanmar plans to hold an ethnic culture and tourism festival here in January next ...
Ethnic cleansing. Jailed reporters. International sanctions. Travel boycotts. Headlines like these haunted me as I first journeyed to Myanmar from ...
MYANMAR-FOCUSED tourism player Memories Group, posted a net loss of US$1.7 million for the second quarter ended Sept 30 from a net loss of ...
The border agreement will allow citizens of the two countries and third country national travelers to cross the border between Myanmar and Laos ...
Alibaba will also encourage tourism to Rwanda on its Fliggy travel platform. The eWTP platform conceived by Alibaba executive chairman Jack Ma ...
According to the Singapore Tourism Board, more than 146,000 Myanmar travellers visited Singapore last year, a 28 percent increase compared to ...
... yesterday that a delegation from Myanmar will be visiting India for a three-day trip next week to promote Rakhine State as an investment destination.
Air ticket promotions and travel packages will be available online only. ... According to him, more than 146,000 Myanmar travelers visited Singapore ...
The Mergui Archipelago has been identified as a possible jewel in Myanmar's tourism crown, and a handful of islands were flagged for development ...
Myanmar prepares for first Rohingya returnees, but U.N. warns against ... Since the government relaxed the visa restrictions for visitors from China, ...
This was another feather in Gundani's cap after she emerged in the top six at the Miss Tourism Australia pageant in 2017. Gundani said the passion to ...
Myanmar and India celebrate a strong diplomatic bond ... of Culture and Religious Affairs, and the Union of Myanmar Tourism Association (UMTA).
... to capitalise on consumer spending, international tourism and infrastructure investment focused on the high-growth emerging economy of Myanmar ...
On his recent trip to Myanmar – a country known for its beaches, diverse religious practices and growing tourism – Espinoza's team searched ...
As a founding member of the Union of Myanmar Travel Association and the current Chairman, U Thet Lwin Toh has seen many changes to the tourism ...
YANGON, Nov. 14 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar will send a total of 40 Myanmar's top tourism management personnel to receive training at the 18th seminar ...
Since the enactment of the 1988 Investment Law, Myanmar has accepted ... alone in manufacturing, real estate, transportation, energy and tourism.
Myanmar will send 40 of its top tourism management personnel to receive training at the 18th seminar for China-ASEAN tourism personal education ...
“In Hlaing Thar Yar, a company named Myanmar Lan San has all sorts of equipment to cut gems. The hotels and tourism minister visited personally ...
We are confident that, in partnership with all the relevant stakeholders in the tourism industry, the community and the Myanmar government, 2019 ...
The development of 5 million housing units by the Ministry of Construction by 2040 along with a rapidly growing tourism sector and the development of ...
Singapore-listed company Memories Group Ltd yesterday launched three new hotels in Myanmar, located in Mawlamyaing, Yangon and Mergui, ...
Illicit imports threaten Myanmar's e-commerce players ... that e-commerce can benefit, in the long run, the retail, healthcare and tourism sectors.
Visitors are attracted to Kalaw today for much the same reasons that drew the British from Burma's hot plains. “With Kalaw, the biggest attraction is the ...
UN Environment, the Myanmar Responsible Tourism Institute and Thant Myanmar are organising a series of trainings on plastic reduction this ...
YANGON, Nov. 17 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar attracted over 2.84 million tourists as of October this year, according to the figures from the Hotel and Tourism ...
(MENAFN) Myanmar had brought in more than 2.84 million tourists as of October this year, as shown by the figures from the Hotel and Tourism Ministr.
Myanmar police shoot, injure four in raid on Rohingya camp: witness .... Over 2.84 million tourists visited Myanmar till at the end of October 2018 and ...
According to the latest tourism statistics announced by the Hotel and Tourism Ministry, over 2.84 million travelers visited Myanmar in the first 10 ...
The move is part of efforts to lure European visitors back to Myanmar, Mr. Jose Angeja, chief operating officer of YACL, told The Myanmar Times on ...
Myanmar tries to jump-start policy with new economic team ... Tourism Minister Ohn Maung introduced a new visa system in October, overcoming ...
Yoma Strategic Holdings: Proxy To Myanmar ... for Kentucky Fried Chicken in Myanmar), vehicle leasing, heavy equipment sales and leasing, tourism, ...
"We are confident that, in partnership with all the relevant stakeholders in the tourism industry, the community and the Myanmar government, 2019 ...
By San Yamin Aung 19 November 2018. YANGON— The Ministry of Hotels and Tourism says Myanmar received more than 2.8 million foreign visitors ...
210 Myanmar migrants nabbed in Thailand on way to Malaysia ... The Ministry of Hotels and Tourism says Myanmar received more than 2.8 million ...
Established tourist destinations in South East Asia abound, but remarkably, Myanmar stands apart as a place where intrigue and discovery are still ...
We hope to receive more tourists to Myanmar to enjoy the beauty of Myanmar and enjoy the improved facilities at Yangon International Airport.
The five millionth traveller, Yuji Terauchi from Japan, was warmly greeted by U Yan Win, Chairman of Myanmar Tourism Federation, U Myint Htay, ...
Myanmar dead bottom among ASEAN countries in ease of doing business ... Myanmar makes efforts to strengthen kyat against USD .... for foreign tourists, said Aung Thu Oo, regional head of Hotel and Tourism Department.
The media team is on a trip to the State to cover the 10-day Manipur Sangai Festival, 2018 which began from Wednesday evening at five different ...
Their main purpose is to build a trusted local brand based upon Myanmar's most famous tourism site. Cotton Bagan products are 100 percent cotton, ...
China and Myanmar may appear to have little in common when viewed at a superficial level. There are ... The tour began on Nov 13. Eight of the nine ...
Carrie Lam paid a historic visit to Myanmar last September, when the two places vowed to work on tourism, education, trade and investment.
Interestingly a four-member team of Mizzima Media Group, Myanmar led by its Editor-in-Chief Soe Myint is on a trip to the State to cover the 10-day ...
Representatives from 18 tourist cities in China, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam attended the two-day forum. At a roundtable ...
The expedition tour is organised by 'Pack the Bag', with an aim to promote tourism and cultural Integration and is participated by eight bikers from ...
A 10-day motorcycle tour to Myanmar kicked off this morning from Hotel ... with an aim to promote tourism and cultural integration and is participated by ...
The number of local and foreign visitors to Chin State has increased by ... among local visitors, according to the Myanmar Tourism Human Resource ...
Myanmar is a spectacular country, with surprisingly good food, and the Burmese were incredibly welcoming – although the timing of the trip raised a ...
Speaking at the Indo Myanmar Sangai Business Summit 2018 held at. Hotel Classic Grande here ... trade, commerce, culture and tourism, he added.
He considers power production, hotels and tourism, organic farming and traditional weaving industry, and urban development as the “most promising” ...
Myanmar football fans attacked in Malaysia after AFC Suzuki Cup match ... The move is part of efforts to lure European visitors back to Myanmar, Mr.
Expressing that many pilgrims from Myanmar can now travel freely through the land route to Bodh Gaya, the Sagaing CM expressed desire for the ...
A Cross-border road route to encourage tourism from Imphal, India to Mandalay, Myanmar was introduced on November 26. A tourism agency called ...
Myanmar and ROK sign MoU on cultural development ... Sports, and Tourism signed an agreement for cultural development in Myanmar, state media ...
Guest house for Myanmar pilgrims in Manipur soon ... Addressing a gathering at the 'Indo Myanmar Sangai Business Summit 2018' here, the ... that there is a huge potential for partnerships in trade, commerce, culture and tourism.
“Singapore Festival 2018 is designed in Myanmar, with Myanmar and for Myanmar,” Singapore Tourism Board executive director Mr John Gregory ...
Another sector with good potential in Chin State is hospitality and tourism. ... The Kaladan Multi-Modal Transport Project by the India and Myanmar ...
A Conservation-based elephant tourism project will be set up near Mann ... with the region's money after obtaining permission from the Myanmar government. ... The government is trying to develop nature-based tourism to boost the ...
Hosted by China's Ministry of Culture and Tourism and the China Cultural Center in Yangon, the exhibition was inaugurated on Wednesday. Shi Ying ...
In 2014, the New York Times travel section published a feature on Myanmar. Declaring it was the Southeast Asian country's “moment,” the writer ...
A Conservation-based elephant tourism project will be set up near Mann Shwe Set Taw (The Golden Footprints) pagoda in Magwe Region, U Myint ...
Myanmar parliament approves Thai loan for Mekong corridor towns ... in tourism and industrial development sectors supporting Myanmar's entire ...
Hilton in Myanmar has been recognized once again for its continued ... in hospitality and tourism, according to a press release on 29 November.
By FRONTIER. YANGON — The country's leading tour operators, accommodation options and tourism innovators will be revealed at the Myanmar ...
He added that an understanding has been reached whereby Myanmar would extend cooperation to increase the number of visitors from Myanmar to ...
... Myanmar on Friday inked agreements that will pave way for more bilateral investments between the two countries in the areas of trade, tourism and ...
30 (Xinhua) -- State Counsellor of Myanmar Aung San Suu Kyi and ... and Yangon city of Myanmar, to boost cooperation in the field of tourism. The two ...
During a visit to the Nepal Chamber Expo-2018 in Kathmandu, Myanmar ... trade and establishing a direct Myanmar-Nepal flight to promote tourism.
Nepal and Myanmar have inked a pact on trade and investment today. ... Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and State Counsellor of Myanmar Aung San Suu ... its citizens to visit Nepal in view of the upcoming tourism campaign in 2020.
Meetei Council Moreh accorded warm welcome of the visitors with a grand feast ... Gen Secy Meetei Council Moreh said that the Myanmar Meitei were ...
Born in Yangon into a middle-class Chinese family, Mr Pun fled Myanmar after ... According to official statistics, Myanmar's travel and tourism sector ...
Faced with dwindling tourist numbers from the West, Myanmar is pulling out all stops to woo .... Responsible tourism awards night set for December 11
Faced with dwindling tourist numbers from the West, Myanmar is pulling out all stops to woo visitors closer to home. It has relaxed visa rules to visitors ...
The jewellery shop is exclusively for tourists from China and will not serve tourists from other countries or Myanmar people. Frontier was refused entry ...
Over the past few years residents and regular visitors to Yangon have ... The festival was officially launched by Singapore Ambassador to Myanmar Ms ...
Myanmar state counselor's Nepal visit enhances bilateral cooperation ... 3 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi's official visit to ... on democratic transition and peace process, cooperation in tourism, setting up of ...
Last year Singapore received more than 147,000 visitors from Myanmar. He said he would definitely hold this kind of festival every year in Myanmar as ...
According to Korea's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Myanmar's media reports, the tourist, 45, surnamed Heo, went missing on Nov. 21 while floating on ...
Chin State is becoming an increasingly popular travel destination, and rightly so. This is especially the case for those Myanmar people and foreigners ...
'Genocide' evidence in case of Myanmar's Rohingya growing .... tourism industry about the number of Chinese tourists travelling to Myanmar on cheap ...
“A lot of Hong Kong companies are interested in hotel projects in ASEAN countries and Myanmar is a very interesting and attractive country for tourism ...
Myanmar expects more Japanese tourists next year because of the relaxation of visa regulations for Asian tourists, including those from Japan, ...
Last Friday, a Korean woman and other four tourists visited Hsipaw ... of Myabiz, a Korean-language travel and lifestyle website about Myanmar, put ...
EU tariffs on Myanmar, Cambodia rice unclear after EU countries vote .... Myanmar expects more Japanese tourists next year because of the relaxation ...
Panaji, Dec 5 (UNI) Gujarat Tourism hosted a promotional event in the city at a hotel in the city to announce newer ... Laykyun Sekkya Buddha (116 metres) in Myanmar and Guanyin of The South Sea of Sanya (108 metres) in China.
Myanmar is considering a plan to legalise casinos. ... The border crossing will help formalise and regulate travel between the two countries.
The remote Vijaynagar circle in Changlang district has huge tourism ... which is surrounded on three sides by Myanmar and the other side by vast ...
Addressing a meeting on the sidelines of the launch of his two-month-long Arunachal Rising campaign, Khandu said, “Vijaynagar has huge tourism ...
Wardill and his team are more than a year into restoration of the colonial-era Tourist Burma building. The elegant structure was erected in 1905 by an ...
The Eastern Art Council is presenting the event with the support of the Nagaland Information and Public Relation (IPR), Tourism, the Portrait ... short films from America, Latvia, Myanmar, Nagaland and other north eastern states.
Twitter's chief executive has been criticised for promoting Myanmar as a tourist destination despite widespread allegations of human rights abuses in ...
In a series of tweets, Dorsey said he had travelled to northern Myanmar in ... “Writing what is effectively a free tourism advert for them at this time is ...
Dorsey had left for Myanmar soon after the India trip to celebrate in his birthday, which was on November 19, meditating at a place in northern ...
"Writing what is effectively a free tourism advert for them at this time is reprehensible," one Twitter user wrote in response to Dorsey's tweets.
... during his visit to India in November, is now facing criticism for promoting Myanmar as a tourist destination despite widespread allegations of human ...
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey under fire for promoting Myanmar as a tourist ... "Writing what is effectively a free tourism advert for them at this time is ...
New York, Dec 9 (IBNS): Amid allegations of human rights abuses of the Rohingyas in Myanmar, Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey is facing ...
San Francisco: Twitter's chief executive Jack Dorsey, who faces a lawsuit for hurting Hindu sentiments during his visit to India in November, now faces ...
In a series of tweets, Dorsey said he had travelled to northern Myanmar in ... "Writing what is effectively a free tourism advert for them at this time is ...
He also that he was planning with Glocal and the department of Tourism to promote tourism opportunities between Myanmar and Nagaland.
We visited and meditated at many monasteries around the country.... if you're willing to travel a bit, go to Myanmar." Critics said the Twitter co-founder ...
Twitter's chief executive Jack Dorsey, who faces a lawsuit for hurting Hindu sentiments during his visit to India in November, now faces criticism for ...
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has been labelled "tone deaf" after promoting Myanmar as a tourist destination, despite the humanitarian crisis unravelling.
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey trolled for promoting Myanmar as a tourist destination ... Writing what is effectively a free tourism advert for them at this time is ...
India's active & diverse roles sought in Myanmar ... also help Myanmar government as those places have historical and tourism interests for millions of ...
Jack Dorsey, CEO of social media platform Twitter—the company now emblazoned in the public eye as one of the primary mouthpieces of our very ...
In a series of tweets, Dorsey said he had travelled to northern Myanmar in ... He also wrote "And if you're willing to travel a bit, go to Myanmar" ...
San Francisco, December 10: Twitter's chief executive Jack Dorsey, who faces a lawsuit for hurting Hindu sentiments during his visit to India in ...
The Miss Tourism International (MTI) 2018 World Final with themed “Glitz and ... The pageant featuring 46 delegates taking part in tourism-related and ... Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, New Zealand, Panama, Paraguay, Philippines, ...
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey is under fire after posting tweets encouraging followers to visit Myanmar, without mentioning allegations of genocide and ...
The criticism of Mr. Dorsey echoes a debate that once swirled among Western travelers during the years Myanmar was ruled by a repressive military ...
The contest is organized by the Yangon Region Government Office, Myanmar Tourism Federation and Myanmar Tourism Marketing. “The pyit taing ...
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey is a big boy now. He just turned 42 years old, and to celebrate, Dorsey went on a 10-day trip to Pyin Oo Lwin, Myanmar.
Twitter's chief executive Jack Dorsey has been criticised for promoting Myanmar as a tourist destination despite widespread allegations of human ...
Twitter's Jack Dorsey slammed for 'tone deaf' tweets about Myanmar ... A source familiar with Dorsey's trip told Fox News that Myanmar is one of the ...
Jack making tourism in Myanmar rn is a perfect metaphor for the way tech companies have thrown gasoline on the mess we're in. https://t.co/ ...
Arunachal's tourism department also participated in the event, along with teams ... eastern Nepal, Sikkim, Bhutan, Meghalaya, Manipur and Myanmar.
BANGKOK, 11 December 2018 NiHao Myanmar, a brand new Chinese language travel and lifestyle online magazine focusing on Myanmar, will ...
The institute will work with Myanmar's Nature and Wildlife Conservation division (MoNREC), along with Italian universities, tourism organisations, ...
Myanmar has seized 370 kilogrammes (815 pounds) of heroin worth $4.7 ... From bush roses to paintings: President Kovind's Myanmar trip will push ...
While the picturesque capital of Tanintharyi Region has not traditionally been one of Myanmar's top tourist attractions, the sign is indicative of Dawei's ...
Dorsey was accused of “reckless willful ignorance” regarding the promotion of tourism in a country where such atrocities have so recently taken place.
Myanmar defends Twitter CEO blasted for 'tone deaf' tweets ... Tourism is a crucial source of income in the former military-ruled nation and has seen ...
U Naung Naung Han, general secretary of Union of Myanmar Travel Association, said the number of visitors from India is not substantial yet but there ...
The Reuters journalist was on a trip to Yangon, Myanmar's former capital, but on Dec. 12, 2017, he told his wife he had returned early to their home in ...
Meditation is supposedly good for the mind. But the salutary effects were hard to detect after Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey returned from a meditation trip to ...
The South East Asian country of Myanmar relaxed visa rules for Indian travelers and said Indian citizens can now apply for visas on arrival (VOA) at ...
This file photo taken on Nov 30, 2018 shows Myanmar Navy personnel ... Visitors staying away for ethical reasons could always donate their money ...
By Lwin Mar Htun 12 December 2018. YANGON—The awarding ceremony of the second Myanmar Responsible Tourism Awards was held at ...
Last year, Myanmar's military launched a violent crackdown after Rohingya ... "Writing what is effectively a free tourism advert for them at this time is ...
Jack non-apologizes for his tone deaf Myanmar vacation tweets ... Now, Dorsey has issued what he called "more color" on his trip to Myanmar "given ...
Some criticized the blind-eyed and tone deaf seeming thread in the days that followed. Now, Dorsey has issued what he called "more color" on his trip ...
Yangon [Myanmar], Dec 13 (ANI): In a good news for the Indian tourists visiting Myanmar, India's Ambassador to Myanmar Vikram Misri has ...
YANGON, 13 December 2018: The Myanmar government has introduced a new regulation that makes it easier for Indian tourists to visit the country.
In a good news for the Indian tourists visiting Myanmar, India's Ambassador to Myanmar Vikram Misri has announced that the visa-on-arrival facility for ...
Facebook among firms named on Myanmar human rights 'dirty list' .... The awarding ceremony of the second Myanmar Responsible Tourism Awards ...
Yangon: In a good news for the Indian tourists visiting Myanmar, India's Ambassador to Myanmar Vikram Misri has announced that the visa-on-arrival ...
Dave recently gave his comments to the Myanmar Times sport writer Kyaw ... I am very proud of the work my wife and I have made in this world tour, ...
The Indian president Ram Nath Kovind is on a visit to Myanmar to discuss ... rolled out its updated policy that allowed free visas to Myanmar tourists.
Should all mentions of Myanmar include a disclaimer addressing the Rohingya's plight? Should we forgo promoting tourism in places where there are ...
I am happy that during my visit the Myanmar government has decided to extend visa-on-arrival-facility to Indian tourists arriving at Nay Pyi Taw ...
Now, Dorsey what he called “more color” on his trip to Myanmar “given the resulting conversation.” Dorsey took a 10-day silent meditation retreat to ...
Myanmar has extended the visa-on-arrival facility to Indian nationals visiting the country from today, which will allow any Indian tourist arriving at any of ...
Myanmar joins Malaysia, Vietnam, Indonesia, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia who have very easy visa rules for Indian tourists (including visa on arrival ...
Mr Dorsey was labelled "tone deaf" after promoting Myanmar as a travel ... I'm aware of the human rights atrocities and suffering in Myanmar. I don't ...
Yangon [Myanmar], Dec 13 : In a good news for the Indian tourists visiting Myanmar, India's Ambassador to Myanmar Vikram Misri has announced that ...
Myanmar's Ministry of Hotels and Tourism reported (13-Dec-2018) visitor arrivals to Myanmar for the first 11 months in 2018. Details include:.
Myanmar and India are close neighbours with an abiding friendship. ... of land-border crossings as part of efforts to enhance trade and tourism.
The tourism sector, in particular has borne the brunt of the crisis, with growth in tourist arrivals dropping to 0.7pc for the first nine of months of the year ...
NEW DELHI: In a bid to woo Indian travellers, Myanmar has decided to grant them visa-on-arrival (VoA). Indian passport holders will get VoA at ...
... oil and natural gas, transport, hotels and tourism, livestock and fisheries, ... The new Myanmar Investment Law which started to enforce on Aug.
The Thai Border Patrol Police force has reached an agreement with its Myanmar counterpart to turn parts of the western forest in Kanchanaburi's ...
Collapse of bridge in northern Myanmar severs key route for China trade ... in Kanchanaburi's Thong Pha Phum district into a new tourist attraction.
Dancers wearing the eight major ethnic costumes of Myanmar stood on the dock unmindful of the sweltering humidity and the hustle and bustle of the ...
"The joint patrol of China, Laos, Myanmar and Thailand make it safe to sail on the Mekong river, making it possible for tourism routes linking these ...
China's Yunnan Provincial Tourism Investment Co and Thailand's New ... takes tourists to sites in Thailand, Laos and Myanmar in a single-day trip.
For many years, Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi was the .... will be opened on December 31, according to Sagaing Region tourism ...
In the World Travel and Tourism Council's (WTTC) Economic Impact 2018 Myanmar report, the direct contribution of tourism to the country's GDP was ...
Sichuan Airlines launches 2nd direct flight between China, Myanmar's ... The link aims to attract more visitors from China as well as to boost tourism ...
“The joint patrol of China, Laos, Myanmar and Thailand make it safe to sail on the Mekong River, making it possible for tourism routes linking these ...
At present, the authorities are accelerating efforts for the further expansion of travel routes as well as to promote the country's tourism industry by ...
For decades, the conservation of the lake has foundered under Myanmar's highly .... However, as tourist arrivals ballooned after 2011, outside money ...
Chengdu will be the sixth international destination for the Myanmar airline to ... The move is aimed at attracting more visitors from China and boosting ...
While Myanmar's tiny stock exchange formally reopened to foreign ... and services output fell slightly with tourism fallout over the Rohingya issue.
Chinese and Thai companies to develop golden triangle tourist boats ... "The joint patrols from China, Laos, Myanmar and Thailand make it safe to sail ...
The state-owned Myanmar National Airlines (MNA) will launch direct ... The move is aimed at attracting more visitors from China and boosting tourism ...
The trip was care of Tourism for All Myanmar, which is a non-profit organisation founded about one year ago to undertake specialty tourist events.
The Myanmar Tourism Marketing Association said it organised the Seventh Myanmar Heritage Trail Tourism Rally to boost Sagaing Region as a ...
BRUSSELS — The European Union is slapping asset freezes and travel bans on seven more people accused of human rights violations against the ...
She continues, “While visiting Myanmar, tourists can participate in festivals that are often organized by communities or participate in the offering of the ...
In 2018, the adopted visa waiver policy has marked a new era in tourism and ... Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), Qatar, Belarus and Myanmar in 2018.
The program allows convenient visa applications for groups of five tourists or more from Indonesia, Vietnam, Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos and India, ...
Although agreements have been reached between Myanmar and ... in Myanmar — a potential beacon of investment and tourism — have been ...
Myanmar's year was framed by the horrific residues of 2017 — the flight ... The international repercussions of Myanmar's ethnic cleansing and reach far ... in Myanmar — a potential beacon of investment and tourism — have been ...
Mr. Ho Chee Tong, CEO of YACL, said that “the effort of the government in promoting Myanmar and tourism in Myanmar with the implementation of ...
YANGON (Xinhua) – Myanmar's former capital city of Yangon received more than 1 million tourists as of November from January this year with ...
Myanmar's Shan state, despite its vast size and stunning landscapes, is hardly a tourism hot spot. It's one of the poorest parts of this nation, and many ...
Aung La Nsang “the Burmese Python” has been appointed as Myanmar's tourism ambassador by the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism in a move to ...
Myanmar tourism and culture ministry secretary general Datuk Rashidi Hasbullah said that of the total, applicants from China contributed the highest ...
Nepal's tourism sector is booming as more Nepalis set out to explore their own country. Travel trade entrepreneurs said that after the earthquake of ...
BEIJING -- China has more than 30,000 scenic spots and tourist attractions, among which 259 have 5A-level ratings, the highest rating for Chinese ...
Myanmar's tourism sector has borne the brunt of the Rakhine refugee crisis, with growth in tourist arrivals dropping to 1 percent in 2018 compared with ...
Katha is a tourist attraction because of the novel. Tourists come and see the historical town because all the houses and places described in 'Burmese ...
Myanmar is planning to introduce Honda Jet planes for the tourism sector and is seeking approval from Department for Civil Aviation (DCA). KPO Co.
By Nyein Nyein 2 January 2019. With tourism booming in southern Myanmar, residents of Myeik in Tannitharyi Region are finding ways to benefit by ...
GT: China and Myanmar have signed the MOU for building the CMEC, but ... Currently, Myanmar's hotel and tourism sectors are experiencing robust ...
Kayah State in eastern Myanmar is a state lagging behind others in Myanmar ... What should be conserved during tourism development in Myanmar, ...
Half a dozen fans are moving the humid air about in the place of worship and although it's winter in Myanmar, the 11 tour group members are ...
But there was a second set of bells that chimed as I discussed the issue with fellow Uproxx travel writers. The hypocrite bells. I've been to Myanmar (it's ...
Myanmar to make utmost efforts to ensure security of CMEC .... Currently, Myanmar's hotel and tourism sectors are experiencing robust demand, but ...
Whatever you did to promote Chiang Rai the travel times were around five to six hours ... with both Myanmar and Laos, its gateway status until recently was merely academic. ... How should Chiang Rai's tourism players respond?
Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar have focused their recent efforts on ... is the focus of global attention – both in terms of foreign investment and tourism.
... valued at nearly Rs 1,500 crore include an Integrated Check Post (ICP) at Moreh aimed at boosting trade and tourism between India and Myanmar.
YANGON, Jan. 6 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar is planning to implement digital marketing to develop the country's hotels and tourism sector, especially to ...
Protest, if you will, Myanmar's genocide against Rohingya Muslims by asking friends not to travel to Naypyidaw for tourism. They might not change ...
The move was discussed by Myanmar Minister of Hotels and Tourism, U Ohn Maung, and Chairman of the Hong Kong Macau Myanmar Chamber of ...
Local tourism businesses returned to normal on late Sunday with motorboats providing ferry services to local and foreign travelers to island resorts.
Myanmar is planning to implement digital marketing to develop the country's hotels and tourism sector, especially to increase promotional work to ...
Hanoi (VNA) - Myanmar is planning more promotional activities to attract visitors from Macau and Hong Kong, while implementing digital marketing to ...
Tourism, Arts and Culture Ministry secretary-general Datuk Rashidi ... Malaysia, Thailand, Laos, Boten (China Border), Myanmar and Cambodia.
“A lot of people start to boycott traveling to Myanmar, but when we say tourism, it's not just about us, a tour company, or the hotel or airline. It involves ...
According to data provided by the organisers, the Made in Myanmar event saw an average of of 2500 visitors per day, exceeding estimates of 1500 ...
The number of tourists visiting Nepal recorded a 24.77 percent growth over last year. Among the total arrivals, 969,287 individuals came by air.
Chief Secretary Dr J Suresh Babu, Secretary Tourism Nidhi Kesarwani and members of India Foundation were also present during the meeting.
Burma Boating, a sailing firm owned by Myanmar tourism trailblazers Memories Group, has unveiled the latest acquisition to its fleet – the S55, ...
The Myanmar Ethnics Culture and Tourism Promotion Festival will be held in Kyaikkasan Grounds from January 25 to 29 with the aim to promoting ...
The firm, owned by Myanmar tourism company Singapore-listed Memories Group, revealed its latest addition to its fleet, a 16.7-metre 100 percent ...
Silent Yachts' Silent 55 has joined the fleet of a Myanmar's tourism company and it's believed to be the first solar powered yacht to sail the Asian seas.
KAWTHAUNG, Myanmar 10 January 2019: A sailing firm owned by Memories Group, a leading Myanmar tourism corporation, has acquired a ...
KAWTHAUNG, Myanmar – Burma Boating, a sailing firm owned by Myanmar tourism trailblazers Memories Group, has unveiled the latest acquisition ...
YANGON, 10 January 2019: Myanmar is planning digital marketing to support the country's hotels and tourism sectors, particularly to attract visitors ...
Tourism is down due to the Rakhine crisis that is why we want to show people other destinations in Myanmar are safe and peaceful for tourists.
KAWTHAUNG, Myanmar (Jan. 9, 2019) – Burma Boating, a sailing firm owned by Myanmar tourism trailblazers Memories Group, has unveiled the ...
New Myanmar unrest panics Rohingya in border limbo .... Burma Boating, a sailing firm owned by Myanmar tourism trailblazers Memories Group, has ...
Travel industry insider says trips will rise as amity grows between peoples. Tourism exchanges have been increasing thanks to enhanced cooperation ...
OUE Lippo Healthcare (OUELH) is venturing into Myanmar with stake ... and tourism, is also the first company listed on the Yangon Stock Exchange.
Myanmar pearls are available at the Royal Pearl Shop in downtown Myeik, ... Myeik's tourism sector has also opened up opportunities for niche ...
During this visit the Government of Myanmar announced the visa on arrival facility for Indians, certainly this is going to increase the tourism trade as ...
Round trips are scheduled for Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The direct flight takes about 2.5 hours and is expected to boost bilateral trade, tourism, ...
“It is an exciting time to be expanding our footprint in Myanmar, with an optimistic outlook for inbound tourism and the country expected to receive 7.5 ...
"It is an exciting time to be expanding our footprint in Myanmar, with an optimistic outlook for inbound tourism and the country expected to receive 7.5 ...
After the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw (Lower House) passed the amended Myanmar Tourism Law in September last year, the ministry was tasked with drafting ...
14 to 18 in Ha Long city in Vietnam for the 38th ASEAN Tourism Forum ... Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and ...
YANGON, Jan. 14 (Xinhua) -- A new elephant camp will be opened in Myanmar's Magway region next month as a wildlife-based tourist destination ...
We are delighted in attending to the needs to Yangon, the capital of Myanmar as tourism sector sees a rapid development,” said Paul Hutton, ...
Myanmar sends more troops to troubled Rakhine State ... The bylaws setting out rules and regulations for the tourism industry could be released this ...
All 10 projects received approval from the Myanmar Investment ... received approval from the regional government and Ministry of Hotels and Tourism, ...
We are delighted to be bringing our Hilton brand into Myanmar's largest city to cater to a projected travel boom,” Paul Hutton, Hilton Worldwide vice ...
The unsolved crisis in Rakhine State, weak strategies in the tourism sector and policies that do not favor local investors are just a few obstacles that ...
Vientiane (Vientiane Times) - Authorities are looking at ways to address issues that were identified during Visit Laos Year 2018 in order to improve ...
We get inspired by travel and we use technology to find out where we are going to visit ... Kyi Kyi Aye, senior advisor of Myanmar's Tourism Federation.
HẠ LONG — The ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) 2019 themed 'ASEAN-The Power of One', the most important annual event in ASEAN tourism ...
During 2018, 6 airlines have increased 11 flights and arrivals of Chinese tourists to Myanmar has increased 38.38 percent compare to last year.
Robert H. Lieberman a novelist, filmmaker and Professor at Cornell University alongside Myanmar tourism advocates including Yin Myo Su, founder of ...
Although 2018 has been a challenging year for Myanmar Tourism, high hopes and strong belief remain across the country that tourism will bring ...
To recover from falling European arrival numbers, Myanmar's Ministry of Hotels and Tourism (MOHT) is looking into offering visas on arrival (VOA) to ...
The three-day event, held in the framework of the ASEN Tourism Forum 2019 in ... Made Possible', Myanmar with 'Be Enchanted', Cambodia with 'Kingdom of ... ATF TRAVEX is an annual leisure and travel trade event that offers the ...
The ASEAN Tourism Forum 2019 is currently taking place in Ha Long City, in the ... Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines, Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar (Burma), ... The ASEAN Tourism Marketing Strategy 2017-2020 has the vision of ...
Tourism Minister Arief Yahya has explained that Indonesia has identified Singapore as a tourism hub this year as it seeks to benefit from 7,200 flights a ...
"Tourism is very vulnerable to disasters, and if not managed properly, the impact will affect tourism ecosystems and the industry's performance targets," ...
Yoma Strategic Holdings: Potential Upside On Myanmar Property And ... in Myanmar), vehicle leasing, heavy equipment sales and leasing, tourism, ...
The Jakarta Post/ ANN - Tourism Minister Arief Yahya has explained that Indonesia has identified Singapore as a tourism hub this year as it seeks to ...
Around 129 million tourists visited ASEAN in 2018 - a 7.6% growth from the year before, according to a statement by Asean Tourism Federation.
The National Assembly of Bhutan on Friday yesterday endorsed entry and exit of regional tourists through the border towns of Samdrupjongkhar, ...
He was speaking on Friday at the meeting of ASEAN+3 (China, Japan and RoK) Tourism Ministers in Ha Long City in northern Quang Ninh Province.
Around 129 million tourists visited ASEAN in 2018 – a 7.6% growth from the year before, according to a statement by Asean Tourism Federation.
Rakhine State will target investments in tourism, fisheries and agriculture at an investment fair that will be held in February in Ngapali, southern ...
The new hotel will cater to Myanmar's increasing tourism industry, with numbers of tourists visiting the country expected to reach 7.5 million by 2020.
He also foresees substantially arising interest in political science and tourism management since Myanmar opened up the economy during the ...
Since October 1, Myanmar and foreign travellers have been permitted to visit pearl farms in the vast and spectacularly beautiful Myeik Archipelago, ...
Amid signs of rising anti-Chinese sentiment in Myanmar, the project is likely to ... zone will focus on sectors including trade, manufacturing and tourism.
Myanmar oil millers body targets FDA certification for 150 mills by 2020 ... A comprehensive plan is urgently needed to encourage and guide tourism ...
Myanmar received over 3.55 million foreign tourists last year, a 3.15 percent increase over the 3.44 million in 2017, according to the Ministry of Hotels ...
21-23 at Ngapali Beach in Thandwe, Myanmar's Rakhine state, will offer ... agriculture and livestock, fishery, eco-tourism, capacity building, transport ...
Myanmar unveiled its new tourism brand “Myanmar: Be Enchanted”, to showcase its friendly, charming, mystical and as-yet-undiscovered destination.
In turn, Myanmar citizens can make a 14 days visit to India. Currently, both sides have access to a 16 km tour only. Myanmar government is now ...
(Vientiane Times/ANN) — Laos and China will launch a major campaign this week to boost tourism cooperation between the two countries throughout ...
A total of six international airlines from China arranged 11 flight schedules to fly to Myanmar in 2018 and the number of the arrival of Chinese travelers ...
John Farrell, a Myanmar tourism expert who has previously given talks in Yangon on the Mergui Archipelago, will this time have an evening to present ...
The hotel group announced, last week, it has inked a deal with Myanmar's ... However back in 2015, Myanmar Times reported Hilton Worldwide was ... our footprint in Myanmar, with an optimistic outlook for inbound tourism and the ...
ASEAN Tourism Forum a successful cooperation of 10 nations ... Musa Yusof, Director General, Tourism Malaysia; (Myanmar) Mr. Hla Myint, Director, ...
From October to December of 2018-2019 fiscal year, hotels and tourism sector ... Myanmar operator MPT, in partnership with the Myanmar Computer ...
(Yomiuri Shimbun/ANN) — With an eye on helping inbound tourists make payments more conveniently, the Japan Tourism Agency plans to launch a ...
KUNMING, Jan. 25 (Xinhua) -- A new direct flight linking the border city of Mangshi, in southwest China's Yunnan Province to Mandalay of Myanmar ...
With the MOU, Andanar said he is optimistic that both countries can further promote their culture, arts, education, tourism or "anything that will benefit ...
Union Minister of Hotels and Tourism U Ohn Maung said the festival could introduce cultural traditions of Myanmar's ethnic groups to the international ...
Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry on Friday said the government is introducing a "new revolutionary visa policy" to encourage tourism in the ...
With the MOU, Andanar said he is optimistic that both countries can further promote their culture, arts, education, tourism or “anything that will benefit ...
Andanar said the MOU will also provide an opportunity to promote the Philippines' tourism, arts, culture, and education in the government media arms ...
I hope Hainan Airlines will bring more business and leisure travellers to Myanmar,” U Aung Kyaw Tun, deputy director general of the Department of ...
The third cherry tree planting ceremony to mark Myanmar-Japan Friendship ... It can also attract more Japanese tourists to Nay Pyi Taw and aims to ...
President Bounnhang Vorachit and Chinese President Xi Jinping sent congratulatory messages to each other hailing the joint tourism promotion.
YANGON—Chinese arrivals in Myanmar increased by 38 percent last year compared to 2017, and topped the list of travelers to Myanmar, deputy ...
It will proceed to Ngapali, a beach town in Myanmar's Rakhine State, and end ... Some 72 tourists, mainly from the UK, have signed up for the cruise starting on ... He demanded a one-stop service from Bangladesh Tourism Board to ...
Aung San Suu Kyi to investors: Myanmar is open for business ... of travelers to Myanmar, deputy director-general of the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism, ...
In fact, tourism officials say Myanmar is now taking a measured approach, holding off on opening additional border crossings until the country has ...
Major Push for Investment in Rakhine at Invest Myanmar Summit ... plants, new city development, mining projects, upgrading airports and eco-tourism ...
ASTA's new Myanmar chapter and planned partnership with Myanmar tourism will give travel advisors new opportunities to learn about an emerging ...
The American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA), which rebranded as the American Society of Travel Advisors in August 2018, is urging the travel ...
Jakarta Post/ANN - Banyuwangi in East Java has been hailed as the best festival city by the Tourism Ministry because of a high increase of annual ...
Following the Myanmar government's efforts to ease visa regulations last year, the number of Asian travelers to the country has increased significantly, ...
Keep up pressure on Myanmar to take back Rohingyas: PM ... The Vietnamese deputy foreign minister said that tourism sector would have to be ...
YANGON -- Myanmar and the United Nations children's fund (UNICEF) will continue to collaborate in ... (Indonesia-China-Tourists) Enditem.
Investment and tourism from Western countries has significantly dropped in the ... Western sanctions against Myanmar may not have their intended ...
Plenty of tourists now make it to Myanmar – to Yangon, Bagan and Mandalay – but few have yet discovered the coastal towns. So, if you find yourself ...
Cambodia welcomed some two million Chinese tourists last year, up more than 70 per cent on the previous year, boosting the total number of foreign ...
The Government Office has recently sent letters to Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Public Security, Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism, and ...
Eleven tourism associations have formed six committees for Japan-Myanmar Tourism Promotion Program, said Union Minister for Hotels and Tourism ...
Viet Nam News/ ANN Da Nang — The central city of Da Nang will prioritise the development of tourism and services associated with commercial real ...
But according to Myanmar's Ministry of Hotels and Tourism, there was a sharp decline in the levels of tourists from Western Europe and North America, ...
The Phnom Penh Post/ANN - Cambodia welcomed some two million Chinese tourists last year, up more than 70 per cent on the previous year, ...
In the first of a series profiling Myanmar's leading responsible tourism businesses, Frontier meets enterprising tourist guide Myo Min Zaw, who went to ...
The number of tourist arrivals is expected to reach about five million in 2019, said Thet Lwin Toe, President of Myanmar Tourism Entrepreneurs ...
Representatives from Vietnam, Myanmar and Lao PDR gave their experiences in heritage tourism developments. The wrap up was done by Dr Ha ...
The tourism industry has already taken a hit in Myanmar as some foreign travellers steered clear, put off by violence that erupted in Rakhine state in ...
Investors are invited to invest in the region's culture-based tourism sector as it is a home for over 300 intangible cultural heritage assets including the ...
To strengthen tourism cooperation between the countries, Myanmar agreed to promote the 'Angkor-Bagan' – or 'Two Ancient Towns' – campaign, ...
The Myanmar Investment Commission (MIC) meeting (2 / 2019) was convened at the meeting ... Ltd, supervised by the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism.
BEIJING (China Daily) - A total of 197 million people took part in winter tourism from November 2017 to March 2018, according to an annual report ...
Three more villages in Mogok township in Mandalay Region will be opened to tourism due to the rising number of visitors to the area, officials of the ...
About 5.7 billion U.S. dollars of investment from over 70 foreign enterprises have entered Myanmar's Mandalay region so far since the regional ...
With the recent downturn in Myanmar tourism, the hotels are not making as ... At that time, the military government did not encourage tourism and ...
It should be protected, and tourists should not be allowed to climb it,” U Win Zaw Oo, chair of Myanmar Tourist Guide Association in Mandalay, said.
Cambodia's Northeast enjoys visitor rush | #AsiaNewsNetwork ... Ratanakkiri Provincial Department of Tourism director Nget Pitou said the province ...
The tour will be limited to 12 people and reservations are required. The tour will be conducted in Burmese and English. To reserve a spot on the tour, ...
(Phnom Penh Post/ANN) - Residents at Sihanoukville's Independence Beach have raised concerns as to the possible effect on tourism following the ...
The costs of undermining the rule of law, muzzling the media, and whitewashing the Rohingya problem are mounting as investments and tourism slide ...
(Kuensel/ANN) — In a recent Kuensel article, Bhutan's Prime Minister Lotay Tshering said that to develop tourism in Eastern Bhutan, more research is ...
Cambodia, Myanmar mirror decline of democracy in Southeast Asia ... The Central Bank of Myanmar (CBM) will grant official remittance Llicences to ... the most popular tourist spots in the country, said people in the tourism industry.
... the recent history of the Chinese-Myanmar experience using iDiscover. ... helps tourists to discover the spirit of places in Myanmar's historic districts ...
The ghosts of the past that Theroux sought and found are more elusive than ever. And in Myanmar's City of Flowers one will recognise that true travel ...
YANGON—The Japanese Ambassador to Myanmar revealed his ... In October, during her trip to Japan, Myanmar's State Counselor Daw Aung San ...
YANGON, Feb. 9 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar attracted over 3.55 million foreign visitors in the whole 2018, according to the figures from the Hotel and ...
BAC GIANG — The northern province of Bac Giang will host a Culture - Tourism Week from February 14 to 20 with a theme 'Discover Sacred Land in ...
In commemoration of National Press Day on Feb. 9, the Tourism Ministry launched Jurnalisme Ramah Pariwisata (Tourism Friendly Journalism), ...
According to the Hotel and Tourism Ministry, Myanmar welcomed more than 3.55 million tourists last year with Chinese visitors alone accounting for ...
Philippine Daily Inquirer - Apparently for President Duterte, it will be more fun if the three secretaries on top of the country's big-ticket environment ...
In late January, the number of tourist arrivals hit 111,814. ... Myanmar received 4.6 million in 2015, 2.91 million in 2016, 3.44 million in 2017 and 3.55 ...
Myanmar attracted over 3.55 million foreign visitors in the whole 2018, according to the figures from the Hotel and Tourism Ministry on Saturday.
Rohingya activists demand action against Myanmar at NYC summit ... with the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism.
As part of efforts to boost tourism, formalities for entering Myanmar are well streamlined, thanks to an e-visa program, while a number of countries are ...
Representatives from Hong Kong's tourism sector on Sunday said the city needs to invest more in improving tourist facilities and to develop more sites ...
The legal status of drones in Myanmar is unclear. Myint Htwe, a director at the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism, said drones were not mentioned in the ...
YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar police have arrested a French national in the ... Naypyitaw is not a common destination for foreign tourists, but some ...
YANGON, Feb. 12 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar has speeded up the issuance of travel permits for foreign tourists who plan to visit the ruby land of Mogok in ...
Desclaux entered Myanmar through the Myawaddy border checkpoint from ... He said this action “undermines the country's tourism image and it is a ...
Officials attending the talks said they focused on strengthening tourism cooperation between the two countries, with Myanmar apparently agreeing to ...
Myanmar police have arrested a French national in the capital, Naypyidaw, ... Naypyitaw is not a common destination for foreign tourists, but some ...
A massive fire swept through a four-floor hotel in central Delhi's Karol Bagh in the early hours of Tuesday, killing at least 17 guests, including two ...
The Myanmar Tourism Law came into effect on 17 September 2018. ... support domestic and international tourism marketing activities with a view of ...
Owned by the ever-expanding Myanmar tourism trailblazers, Memories Group (memoriesgroup.com), the company also holds development rights for ...
Myanmar has speeded up the issuance of travel permits for foreign tourists who plan to visit the ruby land of Mogok in the country's northern Mandalay ...
Vientiane (Vientiane Times) - Officials from information, culture and tourism sectors across the country met yesterday in Vientiane to assess last year's ...
Established by Myanmar tourism trailblazing company, Memories Group which also has Balloons Over Bagan and Burma Boating, as well as boutique ...
The Rohingya refugees who fled Myanmar need to have sufficient ... Myanmar has speeded up the issuance of travel permits for foreign tourists who ...
Meanwhile, the Chinese mainland received 141 million inbound visits, increasing by 1.2 percent year-on-year, with Myanmar, Vietnam and South ...
The title gave him the chance to compete in Mister Tourism World International 2017 in Myanmar, where he emerged second runner-up. He was also ...
(Vientiane Times/ANN) — The Laotian government should continue to prioritise tourism and involve all ministries and local administrations in the ...
China's outbound tourism sees solid growth | #AsiaNewsNetwork ... (China Daily/ANN) - China's outbound tourism market saw healthy growth in 2018 as ... with Myanmar, Vietnam and South Korea as the top three sources of visitors.
The nation will promote its natural attractions and traditions to raise tourists' interest, May Myat Mon Win, chairwoman of Myanmar Tourism Marketing ...
The Israel Tourism Festival has invited Myanmar tourists to visit the country to see it many tourist attractions. The Israel embassy was involved in ...
China's Hong Kong film to shoot scenes in Myanmar ... Stunt Director Chin Ka Lok said that he has never made movies in Myanmar before and ... to promote the development of the country's motion picture and tourism sector, U Aye ...
Inle Horse Club, which enables domestic and foreign travellers to enjoy horse rides at Inle Lake, one of Myanmar's most scenic locations, is one of the ...
KATHMANDU (The Kathmandu Post/ANN) - Foreign tourist arrivals to Nepal rose 25.4 per cent year-on-year in January with the strongest growths ...
17 (Xinhua) -- People were seen busily entering Myanmar's traditional ... were held in residential areas, partly to attract visitors and promote tourism.
China Daily (ANN) The tourism spending power index rose for three consecutive years from 113.9 in 2017 to 115.4 in 2019, said a report jointly ...
Myanmar hit USD196 million in its trade with Vietnam by December 2018, marking a great .... Mandalay hosts Htamane festival to promote tourism
... Cliff Resort, a new snorkeling and dive resort in the Mergui Archipelago is 'thinking globally, acting locally' to foster sustainable tourism in Myanmar, ...
... such as boosting the country's tourism industry and bringing the beautiful side of Myanmar to the consciousness of the international community.
Nyaung Shwe (Myanmar) (AFP) - Myanmar's famed Inle Lake has enchanted tourists for decades with its floating gardens and the graceful leg-rowing ...
Myanmar's famed Inle Lake has enchanted tourists for decades with its floating gardens and the graceful leg-rowing style of its fisherman, but experts ...
Speaking two days before he was due to travel to Myanmar's most troubled and impoverished state to attend Rakhine's first Investment Fair in Ngapali, ...
The Myanmar Tourism Law was enacted on 17 September 2018 with a view to promote and regulate investments in the tourism and hospitality sector.
Manila (Philippine Daily Inquirer) - The Department of Health (DOH) on Tuesday expressed concern that tourism and the deployment of Filipino ...
Hanoi (Viet Nam News) - The day before US President Donald Trump met North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un in Singapore last year, one ...
... of tourism, agriculture, livestock, and electricity generation in the state, U Aung Naing Oo, the secretary of Myanmar Investment Commission (MIC), ...
The $500.4 million Tourism, Ecological, Marine and International (Temi) tourism project has been approved by the Council for the Development of ...
Chin state, known to have potential in power, tourism and agriculture, is a state in western Myanmar. The 36,019-square-kilometer Chin State is ...
(China Daily/ANN) — The century-old Palace Museum opened its gates at night for the first time for this year's Lantern Festival yesterday, presenting a ...
During the visit of Bangladesh's Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister to Austria in May 2017, the negotiation on air service agreement between the two ...
20 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar hosted a two-day workshop on heritage sites ... help not only reinforce the identity of people but also for tourism development.
The first Korea Day 2019 event will be held next month in Lotte Hotel, according to the Myanmar-Korea tourism working group, organisers of the event.
20 (Xinhua) — Myanmar hosted a two-day workshop on heritage sites ... the preservation and protection of heritage sites and development of tourism.
Her fabric and costume shop is located in Bogyoke Aung San Market, Yangon, which is the central tourism point for visitors shopping for Myanmar ...
After the annexation of Upper Burma in 1885, Karenni kept its ... Much of the early tourism to Loikaw and its surrounding villages was of this nature.
NGAPALI BEACH, Myanmar, Feb 22 (Reuters) - Myanmar leader Aung San Suu ... and tourism from the West since the Rohingya exodus sparked global outrage. ... Myanmar denies allegations of mass killings and rape, and says its ...
NGAPALI BEACH, Myanmar (Reuters) - Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi ... and tourism from the West since the Rohingya exodus sparked global outrage. ... Myanmar denies allegations of mass killings and rape, and says its ...
More Chinese and South Korean are visited Myanmar after it eased visa restrictions, said Thet Lwin Toe, Chairman of Myanmar Tourism ...
Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi glossed over the conflict ... She trailed the promise of tourism, manufacturing and specifically the oil and ...
Myanmar's Suu Kyi calls for investors, says crisis-hit state Rakhine has great ... Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi called for investment in the crisis-hit ... and tourism from the West since the Rohingya exodus sparked global outrage.
Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi called for investment in the crisis-hit ... and tourism from the West since the Rohingya exodus sparked global outrage. Myanmar officials will also brief investors in London next month at a trade and ...
Myanmar's Suu Kyi courts investment ... She talked about the promise of tourism, manufacturing and specifically the oil and gas sector as "one of the ...
NGAPALI: Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi touted Rakhine state's ... She trailed the promise of tourism, manufacturing and specifically the oil and ...
Khammuan provincial authorities have been busy preparing tourist facilities so that this year's visitors have the most welcoming and enjoyable time ...
NGAPALI BEACH (Myanmar) — Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi called for ... and tourism from the West since the Rohingya exodus sparked global outrage. ... Myanmar denies allegations of mass killings and rape, and says its ...
Thanks to closer cooperation between China and Myanmar, the company has ... A year later, she resigned and started her own business in the tourism ...
Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi called for investment in the crisis-hit western state of Rakhine on Friday, saying the world had 'focused narrowly on ...
At a fruit market in Wanding, Ruili, a county on the China-Myanmar border, ... A year later, she resigned and started her own business in the tourism ...
MEKONG DELTA — Farmers in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta have developed agri-tourism models that have not only increased their incomes but ...
Off the coast of southern Myanmar and Thailand, Victoria Cliff Resort ... will be formally opened next month by the Myanmar Minister of Tourism, but the ...
A group of foreign tourists' memories of Vietnam are almost certainly scarred after they were ripped off on the fourth day of the Lunar New Year.
(Japan News/ANN) - The number of foreign tourists visiting Japan's ski resorts is expanding amid a continued slump in the ski and snowboard ...
Talking to business owners across a variety of sectors in Yangon in January this year, the mood was universally glum. Big-spending Western tourists ...
Myanmar's leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi visited the new Wa Ale Resort in the Andaman Sea as part of a high-level three-day tour including the main ...
The Ministry of Hotels and Tourism and the Rakhine State Government will open ... The firm has been collaborating with Yangon-listed First Myanmar ...
... brewery, garment manufacturing, sugar refining, gems extraction to tourism in the region, contributing 12 percent to Myanmar's GDP, he said.
Yet Myanmar's increasingly troubled economy tends to get overlooked, ... Tourism officials have admitted revenue is down and “half” of Myanmar's ...
Visitor numbers to Myanmar increased rapidly after the market initially opened up in 2012, increasing from only 400,000 in 2011 to 1.3 million in 2016, ...
A delegation from the Myanmar Pulses, Beans and Sesame Seeds ... The Ministry of Hotels and Tourism and the Rakhine State Government will open ...
Myanmar's parliament is considering amendments to the 1986 Gambling .... “Casinos in Myanmar, legal or illegal, rely on foreign visitors, especially ...
If imposed, the sanctions would potentially revoke Myanmar's tariff-free ... review of Myanmar's status under its 'Everything But Arms' trade initiative. ... Anecdotal evidence suggests that tourism from Western countries has been ...
Importantly, the number of tourists visiting Chin State, which is home to Myanmar's heart-shape Rih Lake and Nat Ma Taung National Park, should ...
“We welcome such events as a wonderful way of promoting Myanmar's tourism and strenthening relations between Myanmar and India. We can also ...
Tourism is critical to Myanmar as inbound visitors account for most international traffic and a large portion of domestic traffic, which declined by 5% in ...
YANGON, Feb. 27 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar government has vowed to take steps to decentralize tourism sector by forming three committees at different ...
The North Sumatra administration is pessimistic about achieving the Tourism Ministry's target of one million foreign tourist arrivals to Lake Toba this ...
A French tourist has been sentenced to one month in prison with labour for attempting to fly a drone near Myanmar's parliament, a court official said ...
Visitor arrivals to Myanmar up 19% with strong growth in Asia market in ... Myanmar's Ministry of Hotels and Tourism reported (28-Feb-2019) visitor ...
... is likely to improve tourism especially medical tourism in both the state, investment in infrastructure by India in Myanmar is a part of the deal as well.
Jakarta (The Jakarta Post) -Douglas was aware of the series of earthquakes that struck Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara, six months ago when he ...
Thimphu (Kuensel) - To assess where the country is lacking while promoting it as a tourist destination, the government will have a flagship programme ...
YANGON, March 1 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar authorities recently signed 30 ... The signed investments mainly cover the state's hotels and tourism sectors, ...
GEORGE TOWN (The Star/ANN) — Malaysia plans to go big on durian tourism, says Deputy Agriculture and Agro-based Industries Minister Sim Tze ...
As well as facilitating sustainable, community-based tourism at the lake, Myanmar's largest, the project works on four main principles: cultural ...
In the third installment of our series profiling Myanmar's leading responsible tourism businesses, Frontier meets Bertie Lawson, who found a way to ...
Lombok (The Jakarta Post/ANN) - Douglas was aware of the series of earthquakes that struck Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara, six months ago when he ...
The undercutting issue, that has plagued the tourism industry for the past decade, needs immediate redress according to the members of the industry.
(The Nation/The Thaiger/ANN) After Thailand temporarily faded in popularity with Chinese holidaymakers, they returned in huge numbers again in ...
Japan's ambassador to Myanmar Ichiro Maruyama said at the fair that the ... “The Rakhine tourism numbers are increasing and the sector has good ...
Myanmar launches trade, investment project with UK support ... rubber; tourism; information and promotion; trade facilitation and logistics; access to ...
The KBZ group, which owns Air KBZ as well as Myanmar Airways and KBZ Bank, ... The Ministry of Hotels and Tourism had pinpointed 14 out of the 31 ...
The fourth installment of our series about award-winning responsible tourism businesses profiles Myanmar Adventure Outfitters, a company that takes ...
Guimaraes said his team aims to provide a “sustainable tourism experience” and will include a complimentary course in Coral Conservation to all ...
PETALING JAYA: Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi caused ripples in Germany after making a remark about ...
As debate over the dam's fate intensifies, it is time to establish a permanent institution to manage what is indisputably Myanmar's most important single ...
YANGON, March 6 (Xinhua) -- About 380,171 foreign tourists visited Myanmar's states and regions in January, according to the Ministry of Hotel and ...
Expressing disbelief at the Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister's remarks that homosexuality does not exist in Malaysia, Dr Mah also criticised the Parti ...
Four prosecuted for disappearance of Vietnamese tourists in Taiwan ... which requires no visa fees for travelers from Indonesia, Vietnam, Myanmar, ...
Tourism Industry Figure of the Year: May Myat Mon Win (General Manager of Chatrium ... Myanmar Food Restaurant of the Year: Mu Ai Kachin Food.
YANGON—Wednesday night was an occasion to honor the most talented people in Myanmar's dining, nightlife and travel industries. The annual ...
Meanwhile, Myanmar Tourism Federation chair U Thet Lwin Toe observed that joint ventures could be the way to survive with cost-sharing on fuel and ...
After completing residency programs at Inle Lake in January, four Myanmar ... This event organized by the Myanmar-Korea Tourism Development ...
YANGON, 8 March 2019: Myanmar started 2019 on a positive note registering 162,612 tourist arrivals during January an increase of 19% when ...
... strategy in Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar and Vietnam (CLMV) with a tactical campaign to attract more MICE travelers from neighboring countries.
Myanmar attracts over 380,000 foreign tourists in January ... states and regions in January, according to the Ministry of Hotel and Tourism Wednesday.
Today, in the place where See Khan once was, is Indawgyi, Myanmar's ... founded in 2013 with the aim to promote sustainable tourism at Indawgyi.
The Myanmar trade is taking on a more positive outlook of the European market, as they believe that the plunge in Western visitor numbers to the ...
Ministry of Hotel and Tourism (MOHT) is planning to reduce visa restrictions on Germany, France and Italy, whose citizens visit Myanmar most among ...
Awei Pila, an exclusive resort set on a remote tropical island in the Indian Ocean, has opened a diving centre in Myanmar's Mergui Archipelago.
The bureau said the program, which made it more convenient for citizens of Indonesia, Vietnam, Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos and India to visit Taiwan, ...
I went to Myanmar in 2015, when Aung San Suu Kyi had stopped her calls to ... So I booked a trip to Bali when tourism was down in the wake of Mount ...
BEIJING - China will expand opening-up in fields such as international shipping, tourism and professional services in Hainan as the southern Chinese ...
Speaking with the new ambassador of Myanmar to Tehran on Saturday while ... such as technical and engineering services, investment, and tourism”.
There has been considerable talk about tapping Southeast Asia's astonishing cultural diversity as a tourism draw and about developing a unified ...
U Thet Lwin Toe, head of the Union of Myanmar Travel Association (UMTA), said most of the visitors coming South Korea are business travellers.
Propping up travel and aviation, China delivered a massive increase in ... However, Myanmar Times reported last week that State Counsellor Daw ...
The government should address high transportation costs in the country to attract more tourists, the head of a local entertainment company said on ...
The government is pushing for the development and investment into special tourism sites as it will contribute to the Kingdom's economic development, ...
“Thailand Outbound Tourism Market Research Report 2018”provides a .... 5.14 Myanmar – Thailand Outbound Travelers Visitation, Purpose of Visit, ...
(Phnom Penh Post/ANN) — The Cambodian government is pushing for the development and investment into special tourism sites as it will contribute ...
Local airlines have started lowering their fares for travel over the upcoming summer months, which is a common holiday season in Myanmar.
He said the firm's engagement in Myanmar's trade sector would help boost local economic growth, including agriculture, tourism and hospitality ...
That question might take them to the border with Myanmar to check just ... International travellers by the hundreds are on Myanmar's doorstep daily but ...
Xekong provincial authorities are making additions and improvements to visitor attractions so they are easier to access and provide a more enjoyable ...
The company will serve its customers in the fast-growing hospitality and tourism sectors from its modern warehouse in Yangon through its ...
The recent opening up of southern Myanmar means intrepid travelers can now venture south, where quaint trading towns are untouched by tourism ...
Chin State also joined the first Invest Myanmar Summit in Naypyitaw in January, showcasing 38 tax-exempt project including 10 in the tourism industry ...
(China Daily/ANN) - Mount Huangshan is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, located in eastern China's Anhui province. It is renowned for magnificent ...
Vietnam-Myanmar relations increasingly substantive: officials ... and Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi made an official trip to Vietnam in ...
... border trade with Myanmar and Bangladesh would be vigorously pursued ... The Governor also said tourism has tremendous potential in generating ...
Rural tourism can help the rural economy and special emphasis will be laid to encourage community participation in tourism activities,” said Mukhi.
“Both good and bad come from the influx of Chinese tourists, but they can't be denied entry to the country,” said U Zaw Wait, president of the Myanmar ...
... engages in real estate, automotive and heavy equipment, consumer, tourism, and agriculture businesses in Myanmar and the PeopleÂ's Republic of ...
NLD vows to amend Myanmar charter despite opposition ... The recent opening up of southern Myanmar means intrepid travelers can now venture ...
The company has announced a warehouse in Yangon, aiming to serve local professional customers in the fast-growing hospitality and tourism sectors ...
... how it is hurting Myanmar's tourism are gaining traction these days, with recent high-profile intervention from stakeholders in the hospitality sector.
... in real estate, automotive and heavy equipment, consumer, tourism, and agriculture businesses in Myanmar and the PeopleÂ's Republic of China.
Myanmar's largest and most-populated city has changed at breakneck speed since the country started opening up to visitors around 2012. Since the ...
Also, for foreign tourists, immediate connections are provided to reach ... even in Myanmar, the intercity air travel is promoting tourism and economic ...
Myanmar has released its official strategy for developing its digital economy over ... Published February 26, the Myanmar Digital Economy Roadmap was ... agriculture, fishery and livestock, tourism and hospitality, manufacturing and ...
The visit of travellers from western countries was reduced in recent years due to political affairs in Myanmar and hotel and tourism companies and ...
Over the next six years, Myanmar will be developing its digital economy. ... agriculture, fishery and livestock, tourism and hospitality, manufacturing, ...
The countries included in this report are Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines, Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar, Brunei, and Laos.
Some niche destinations, like Myanmar, emerged to attract more Chinese visitors last year thanks to the opening of nonstop flights and lower-priced ...
Myanmar plans to attract more western travellers ... Hanoi or Kuala Lumpur – and how it is hurting Myanmar's tourism are gaining traction these days, ...
The reason behind this India Education Fair to educate the Myanmar ... If you look at the telecommunications, then your tourism, but what I see in ...
Chinese tourists' interest in travelling abroad remains high and is being ... Some niche destinations, like Myanmar, emerged to attract more Chinese ...
... cross-the-border people-to people relations, business, travel and tourism, and regional developmental activities between India and Myanmar.
(The Star/ANN) - Sabah is honoured to be selected "Malaysia's Favourite Destination" at the 47th edition of the Malaysian Association of Tour and ...
My fear is that if and when tourism finally does kick into overdrive in Myanmar, overdevelopment risks smothering the laid-back magic of places like ...
Myanmar is intensifying efforts to draw investors to Chin State, which is the ... The number of tourists visiting Chin State, which is home to Myanmar's ...
Their views have been echoed by Hidden Travellers, a group of travel writers who aim to disclose the good as well as the bad features of the lands ...
Myanmar strives to attract investment for western Chin state ... YANGON, March 18 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar is striving to attract investment in the western ... community-based tourism, hydropower, basic infrastructural development works ...
Under the updated National Export Strategy 2020-2025, Myanmar is targeting total trade ... For example, the tourism sector has achieved success.
Traveling around the world makes people happy and creates jobs. But tourism also can also have a negative impact on the destination's environment ...
The Chin State Investment Fair is part of the government's Myanmar ... were signed by both local and foreign investors for hotel and tourism projects.
Not long ago, elephants hauling logs through the jungles of Myanmar ... many were forced to work for unethical tourism operators, put through cruel ...
An uptick in fighting between Myanmar forces and the AA since late 2018 has ... Visits by international tourists to the archeological sites have dropped ...
... valley town nestled in the northwest of Thailand bordering Myanmar. In Bangkok the Minister of Tourism, Weerasak Kowsurat, led a boat flotilla at ...
Reports of child sex abuse are growing along with the country's tourism ... Myanmar received 3.55 million foreign tourists last year, a 3.15 percent ...
Tourism, infrastructure collateral damage in Rakhine fighting ... Because of the conflicts in Rakhine State, Myanmar has seen fewer tourists from ...
"Myanmar has gone through enormous growth over a number of years, particularly in tourist arrivals and subsequently in the hospitality sectors," Metro ...
Myanmar and India recently continued their bid for growing bilateral ... improvements in cross-border transportation, tourism and cultural relations.
YANGON—Speaking at the opening ceremony of the 2nd Thai-Myanmar ... promote cross-border trade, investment, tourism and cultural exchange.
TAK: Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and Myanmar State Counsellor ... billion baht to 100 billion baht a year, and promote cross-border tourism.
Discussions will be made with the relevant departments to reduce visa restrictions on western travelers, said U Yan Win, chair of Myanmar Tourism ...
It bustles with trade and tourism and crowds come from Thailand and beyond every day to get a taste of the nearby Myeik Archipelago. The leafy park ...
The second Thailand-Myanmar Friendship Bridge linking Thailand's Mae Sot ... Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and Myanmar State Counsellor Aung ... promote tourism, trade and investment, as well as reduce traffic congestion in ...
The second Thailand-Myanmar Friendship Bridge linking Thailand's Mae Sot ... Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and Myanmar State Counsellor Aung ... facilitate convenience in logistics and transportation, promote tourism, trade ...
After the civilian-democratic transition in Myanmar, the western sanctions on ... economic cooperation and financial investment in Myanmar since 2012. .... I joke I should receive a recognition from the Tourism Authority of Thailand.
... Golfasian is often recognised as the leading dedicated golf tour operator in Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, and Indonesia.
Though Myanmar is yet to attract a flock of tourists owing to the ongoing international pressure on conflicts in Rakhine State on its western coast, ...
The Myanmar-India Seminar-cum-Workshop on Issues of Formal and ... improvements in cross-border transportation, tourism and cultural relations.
Having a rating system will encourage hotels in Myanmar to pay closer ... and if Myanmar can implement this, it would be a big help for tourism," said U ...
Myanmar Tourism Bank is one of five sector-specific banks granted a banking license by the Central Bank of Myanmar (CBM) last year. It is founded by ...
The Myanmar Hong Kong Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MHKCCI) was ... “As the Myanmar Government is making a major investment push, the ... the last few years, and echo the call for more foreign investments and tourism.
Elephant tourism has a bad reputation, with many being kept in cruel ... CHIANG RAI – The state-run Myanmar Timber Enterprise employed 3,000 ...
... the peak tourist season for the far north town bordering Laos and Myanmar. ... Chiang Rai is attracting more tourists mainly a younger generation of ...
Recognising the political situation in Myanmar caused a “decline in ... his confidence in and the company's commitment to the country's tourism.
The 80th Mekong River joint patrol, led by China, Laos, Myanmar, and .... on western travelers, said U Yan Win, chair of Myanmar Tourism Federation.
The second Myanmar-Thailand Friendship Bridge linking Myawady in Kayin State and Thailand's Mae Sot town is expected to further boost tourism ...
YANGON, March 21 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar Investment Committee (MIC) ... hotel and tourism, real estate, industrial estate and other services sectors.
TAIPEI (China Post/ANN) — Aiming at the economic benefits that road running can bring, the New Taipei City Tourism and Travel Department will hold ...
This event is the only awards ceremony in Myanmar celebrating the ... Tourism Industry Figure of the Year: May Myat Mon Win (General Manager of ...
Women and Art in Myanmar ... This walking tour, organized by sustainable tourism hub Jozaso, will show you around the unique neighborhoods of ...
TAIPEI (The China Post) – Aiming at the economic benefits that road running can bring, the New Taipei City Tourism and Travel Department will hold ...
A British national and resident in Thailand since 1945, Hudson served in Burma (Myanmar) during World Wr II as a captain in the British Army Royal ...
YANGON, 22 March 2019: Against the backdrop of a challenging 2018, Myanmar Tourism Marketing Association says 2019 opened on a positive note ...
Like the best Myanmar towns Dawei rewards the inquisitive visitor who puts aside the travel guide and smart phone and submits themselves to the ...
From Myanmar, tourists can then return through those routes to re-enter Thailand in Chiang Rai's Mae Sai district. "We want to develop this strategy ...
Myanmar Investment Committee (MIC) permitted 109 foreign investments as of February in present fiscal year 2018-2019 which started in October last ...
Tourism Minister Arief Yahya has said that Indonesia is currently developing disaster mitigation technology that will be placed in tourist destinations.
Myanmar's tourism development depends much on internal peace, said Khin Aung Tun, vice president of the Myanmar Tourism Federation. "Tourism ...
Nicolas Cage's new Sci-Fi action film “Jiu Jitsu” to shoot in Myanmar ... there will be better opportunities for tourism sector of Myanmar as well as ...
Myanmar and Thailand opened No.2 Friendship Bridge on March 19 and it will expand trade and investment, tourism, cultural exchange, transport and ...
A friendly taxi driver took me for a tour around the city before I arrived safely at my hotel in Yangon, Myanmar. I arrived a day before my tour started so ...
In January, the World Tourism Organisation itself even took action, .... ESSENTIALS Intrepid Travel's 15-day Best of Myanmar trips include a visit to ...
The year 2018 was a challenging year for Myanmar's tourism sector as Western tourist arrivals continued its downward trend, but the trade is hopeful ...
Myanmar delegates discussed education, banking, and energy with the ... partnership in sectors such as construction, telecommunications, tourism, ...
Cage Match: Oscar-winner Nicolas Cage to fight aliens in Myanmar ... Jiu Jitsu could have a positive impact on Myanmar's tourism and film sectors.
For a rich sultanate, Brunei is mightily poor in attracting tourists. Poorer countries in Southeast Asia such as Cambodia, Laos, and Myanmar, all of ...
Then to add to the painpoints, there is the suggestion the tour could take a diversion from the Kenglat bridge on the Myanmar-Laos border and head ...
The Tourism Experience of the year is not is limited to be on land, in the sky, ... the water, as long as it offers a moment that leaves one marvelling at Myanmar. ... A highlight of this unique Premium Service is a guided interactive tour ...
YSX-listed First Myanmar Investment Public Co Ltd has sold its 10 per cent equity in ... four business lines, healthcare, tourism, real estate and financial service. ... The aviation industry in Myanmar is seen as a challenge for domestic ...
TOKYO (Yomiuri Shimbun/ANN) — Universal tourism, or tourism accessible to all people regardless of age, nationality, disability and other factors that ...
Tourism Destination Market Insights: Association of South East Asian Nations ... Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines, Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar, ... The rapid rise in tourism flows has brought a number of benefits including ...
... agricultural and rural development, poverty alleviation, culture and tourism, ... Noting that Myanmar is playing an important role in the LMC mechanism, ... Myanmar Minister of International Cooperation U Kyaw Tin said the LMC ...
Nearly one-third of Asian elephants in India, Myanmar, and Thailand live in captivity, either as working elephants in the timber industry or in tourism.
Tourism industry insiders claim that Bangladesh can attract the huge global tourists, mostly from China, visiting countries like India and Myanmar by ...
Government ministers and officials pointed to opportunities in southern Rakhine, especially in tourism and aquaculture, in addition to the large oil and ...
In countries like India, Myanmar and Thailand, elephants are used in the timber sector to drag logs, or else as tourist attractions.
Local investors put over Ks4 billion in real estate sector and it is over 24 per cent of total investment in Myanmar by local investors, according to ...
The region borders South Asian countries such as India, Nepal, Myanmar ... zone, Tibet will witness large-scale development in the tourism sector.
Thimphu (Kuensel) - The hotel industry, which adds the highest value to tourism, does not reap the same levels of benefits it deserves, according to a ...
Alongside her role at Chatrium Hotel, she is also the Chairperson of Myanmar Tourism Marketing (MTM), taking a leading role to grow Myanmar's ...
HÀ NỘI — Boosting tourism should go along with protecting the environment, Lê Quang Tùng, deputy minister of Culture, Sport and Tourism, said at ...
Ho Chi Minh City Int'l Travel Expo to take place in September ... Information, Culture and Tourism of Laos; the Ministry of Hotels & Tourism of Myanmar; ...
Hanoi (VNA) – The 15th edition of the Ho Chi Minh City International Travel Expo, ... The expo was first organised in 2005 with a goal of promoting tourism ... Culture and Tourism of Laos; the Ministry of Hotels & Tourism of Myanmar; ...
Tourism and airline executives in Yangon welcomed the news that ... Myanmar Times quoted the DCA deputy director U Zaw Min last week, who was ...
The flow of foreign direct investment (FDI) into Myanmar has increased for the first time .... Tourism Industry Figure of the Year – May Myat Mon Win
Awardees of the ASEAN Tourism Awards Japan 2018 ... Club Tourism Special event, 7 superspectacles and festivals in Myanmar in 7 days
Far poorer countries in South East Asia like Cambodia (six million visitors), Laos (four million) and Myanmar (3.5 million) collectively pulled in more ...
YANGON, March 29 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar has planned to hold a floating water festival in Inle Lake, Shan state, in mid-April to celebrate the fall of ...
Several high-quality jade pieces from Phar-kant, Myanmar, can be found in ... Never far from a hotel, these natural wonders attract tourists in droves.
It is aimed to encourage the Japanese tourism sector to diversify tour ... Club Tourism Special event, 7 superspectacles and festivals in Myanmar in 7 ...
Brunei's major tourism push could be doomed by anti-gay crackdown ... A small boy voicing a recent Brunei Tourism video claims “everyone is .... and Myanmar (3.5 million) collectively pulled in more than 13 million visitors last year.
(Phnom Penh Post/ANN) — Cambodia attracted 1.24 million foreign tourists during the first two months of this year, a nearly 10 per cent increase ...
Likewise, the summit will witness the participation 120 Indian, 21 Japanese and 19 Myanmar visitors. Representatives from Canada, Germany, USA, ...
The largest annual tourism event of HCMC, the 15th International Travel ... Tourism of Myanmar; and the Ministry of Tourism and Sports of Thailand.
(The Star/ANN) — A tourist who fell to his death at the Grand Canyon while trying to take a selfie was a man from Macau travelling with a Hong Kong ...
RB's 'Tropical Mirage' travel package bags AJC award ... Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and ... With the implementation of the 'Mekong Tourism Award' in the past, the AJC has ...
(The Nation/ANN) - SITTING ON a border of Thailand, Laos and Myanmar, the Golden Triangle Asian Elephant Foundation (GTAEF) in Chiang Rai ...
... Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam) as winners of the ASEAN Tourism Awards Japan 2018.
The total investments in the hotel and tourism sector by one businesses amount to ... Until February of 2018-2019 fiscal year, the Myanmar Investment ...
Nguyen Thi Anh Hoa, deputy director of the Department of Tourism, said the city has more than 3,000 tourist accommodations, including 124 hotels ...
Community-Based Tourism is new approaches to sustainable tourism development in Myanmar that not only seek to minimize local environmental ...
Boosting tourism should go along with protecting the environment, Le Quang Tung, deputy minister of Culture, Sport and Tourism, said at the Green ...
YANGON -- The offshore fixed pilot station which was constructed by a Chinese engineering company opened in Myanmar's Yangon on Saturday.
Sitting on a border of Thailand, Laos and Myanmar, the Golden Triangle Asian Elephant Foundation (GTAEF) in Chiang Rai recently opened its camp ...
“In terms of outbound tourism, Europe has so much to offer, including a rich ... The country's tourism sector will be supported through a Tourism ...
As Myanmar cannot only depend on culture-based and economy-based tourism, some border regions have illegal casinos and if the government ...
Awardees of the ASEAN Tourism Awards Japan 2018 ... Club Tourism Special event, 7 superspectacles and festivals in Myanmar in 7 days.
This year Burmese people are celebrating the Year of the Gull - an event that comes round only every 28 years, and one that Yarmouth's tourism ...
Sleman regency in Yogyakarta has set a target of 10 million domestic and foreign tourist arrivals this year. Sleman Tourism Agency head Sudarningsih ...
Myanmar's minister for hotels and tourism, Ohn Maung, said in February last year that the national government was not opposed to casinos being ...
By legalising foreigner-only casinos, Myanmar is looking at expanding its tourism and also gain from revenues generated by the gambling facilities.
Under the new law, only foreign visitors of Myanmar will be able to gamble at the local casinos. To prevent nationals from gambling, the venues will ...
Foreigner-only casinos could be coming to Myanmar. A bill is ... The measure is seen as a way to boost Myanmar's tourism economy, as well as its tax ...
Loikaw, the capital of Kayah, Myanmar's smallest state, is an up-and-coming destination for travelers in Myanmar. Most visitors use the town as a base ...
Tint Tint Myanmar Company is planning to run a sightseeing tour on Pantaw ship from Mandalay to Bagan along Ayeyawady River during the ...
Myanmar is eager to boost tourism after years of isolation, and its government has seen the effect casinos — coupled with the growth of the Chinese ...
TAK: An ambitious plan to turn the border village of Kokko in Myanmar into a new Chinatown has sparked calls for the Thai government to speed up ...
Myanmar is close to legalize casino gambling in a bid to boost the local tourism industry and attract foreign investors. Gambling will become legal in ...
Ministry of Tourism spokesman Top Sopheak said the decline in revenue ... “As our [Angkor Wat] tickets are a bit more expensive, tourists want to try ...
The Myanmar Archaeologist Research Association requested that Mrauk-U ... The US Embassy in Myanmar on Friday advised its citizens against ... Local business people said the announcement would damage Rakhine's tourism.
Vietnam has casinos in Ha Long Bay and Hanoi and Myanmar should make similar changes to modernise and support tourism. "But we also need ...
Companies and employers in Myanmar can improve their labour ... of bullying and harassment in the agribusiness, finance, retail and tourism sectors.
The aim of opening the museum is to raise the awareness of youths about the history of Myanmar's independence struggle as well as to boost tourism, ...
Vietnam becomes China's second largest tourism market ... making Vietnam the second biggest feeder market for Chinese tourism after Myanmar.
After many decades of isolation, the southeast Asian nation of Myanmar is set to legalize casinos in an attempt to encourage more links and tourism ...
Myanmar is hoping to increase tax revenue and boost the tourism industry by allowing foreigners to gamble in casinos. Popular island destinations ...
The new gambling law aims to boost tourism in the country and also increase tax revenues. Currently, only Myanmar and Thailand have no operating ...
More than 400 complaints were received on the first day of Myanmar State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi's tour to seven townships in Ayeyawady ...
An ambitious plan to turn the border village of Kokko in Myanmar into a new Chinatown has sparked calls for the Thai government to speed up making ...
China is raising efforts to draw Myanmar visitors to the Mainland. Last week, Myanmar tourists were invited to visit Zhangjiajie, China by Ding Yun Lai, ...
ADB forecasts Myanmar's economy to grow 6.6 pct in FY 2018-19 ... in telecommunications and tourism-related subsectors while agriculture sector will ...
Growth momentum in Myanmar is expected to pick up in 2019 and 2020, according to forecasts released by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) ...
Japanese business hotel opens in Myanmar economic zone ... Super Hotel Myanmar Thilawa is the only full-fledged commercial facility at the site, ... told reporters here, anticipating greater demand from both industry and tourism.
MYANMAR'S economy will continue to grow in the next two years, despite patchy progress on the ... So, tourism-related services may also grow.
If you've been following Atif Khan, PTI Minister for Tourism on Instagram, you'll know he's been promoting the Pakistan Tourism Summit. It's a great ...
Newin Sinsiri, the ADB's country director for Myanmar, told a press conference yesterday that the ... So, tourism-related services may also grow.
Myanmar needs to accelerate economic reforms to sustain growth: ADB ... growth can be seen in financial services, trade and transport and tourism.
... the first lodgings in Myanmar's Thilawa Special Economic Zone outside Yangon, anticipating demand from business travelers as foreign companies ...
(Phnom Penh Post/ANN) — An agro-tourism site in Siem Reap city is aiming to take tourists back in history by allowing them to visit one of the ...
More than 300,000 tourists visited Myanmar till at the end of January and it is increased by 17 per cent in the same period in last year, according to ...
Its report said growth in the service sector was expected to reach 9 percent this year if tourism revives at the beginning of the dry season in October ...
The challenges and beauties of traveling to Myanmar .... Visitors started pouring into Myanmar for a chance to see a region that offered thousands of ...
Speaking on the occasion, Niwin Sinsiri, Country Director of ADB Myanmar ... Services sector may see a dip, due to the saturation of telecom sector, though growth can be seen in financial services, trade and transport and tourism.
The company discussed ways to boost tourism in Bagan, the rules and regulations of tourism in Myanmar, and full compliance with the country's laws.
More than 28,570 travellers from Myanmar visited Indonesia last year, and the number is only expected to rise, said industry insiders at the event.
Refrea said the winner will represent the Philippines in the Miss Tourism Culture Universe 2019 pageant in Myanmar in May. “The Face of Tourism ...
Bangkok, Thailand – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is promoting ... “While international tourists see Songkran as a boisterous fun festival, for Thais ... province along the Andaman coast sharing a land border with Myanmar.
The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is promoting Songkran 2019 ... westerly route into Myanmar at Mae Sot (Thailand) / Myawaddy (Myanmar), ...
Newin Sinsiri, the ADB's country director for Myanmar, told a recent press conference that the country ... So, tourism-related services may also grow.
According to data from the Korea Tourism Organization (KTO), the number of Myanmar tourists visiting Korea has risen every year since 2015. A total ...
Now in its 15th year, the Tourism for Tomorrow Awards champion change-makers; .... Intrepid Group's Myaing community-based tourism, Myanmar.
... in real estate, automotive and heavy equipment, consumer, tourism, and agriculture businesses in Myanmar and the PeopleÂ's Republic of China.
In this Rakhine State, Mruak-U is the tourist attraction site and subject matter of archeology. And also it is the hope for development in Rakhine State.
An agro-tourism site in Siem Reap city is aiming to take tourists back in history by allowing them to visit one of the dwindling traditional Cambodian ...
Straits Times | #AsiaNewsNetwork (Straits Times/ANN) — Twice as many foreigners as last year gathered in Pyongyang on Sunday (April 7) for the ...
The 3rd Myanmar-Switzerland Foreign Office Consultations was held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Nay Pyi Taw on 4 April 2019, the Ministry of ...
Bali: The Jakarta Post #AsiaNewsNetwork - A new international program and an English-language center at the state-run Bandung Institute of Tourism ...
IN VIEW of the Asian Development Bank's projection that tourism will become a key driver of Myanmar's economic growth in the next two years, ...
BANGKOK, 8 April 2019: – The Tourism Authority of Thailand is promoting ... province on the Andaman coast sharing a land border with Myanmar.
YANGON: The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) met with Yangon businesses and residents last week to raise awareness about tourism activities in ...
YANGON (The Nation) - IN VIEW of the Asian Development Bank's projection that tourism will become a key driver of Myanmar's economic growth in ...
The group reported that Myanmar tourists spend 50,000 baht per trip to Thailand, last year generating 16.7 billion baht in income from 368,170 visitors.
A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Union of Myanmar Chamber of Commerce and Industry (UMFCCI) and Mercosur-ASEAN ...
HCM CITY — The tourism property sector has great potential for growth thanks to the rapid growth in the tourism industry, a forum heard in HCM City ...
Kawthoung is the city located at the southernmost tip of Myanmar and a quick ... It bustles with trade and tourism and crowds come from Thailand and ...
ALTHOUGH the CLMV bloc -- comprising Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, and ... In their overview of the four countries' export, infrastructure and tourism ...
BAGAN, Myanmar, 9 April 2019: A Chinese company conducted a survey of Bagan in ... Myanmar Times reported at the weekend that the survey focused on ... “In Bagan there is nothing to do at night, so from a tourism point of view, ...
Bangkok (The Nation) - The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has forecast tourism levels during Songkran to drop by 10 per cent, partly due to the ...
As a temporary border pass site, visitors are not allowed to stay overnight. ... Thailand has 41 border checkpoints with Myanmar out of a total of 96 ...
Vientiane (Vientiane Times) - A group of 1,000 Chinese tourists including 50 officials arrived in Vientiane on Saturday, in support of efforts by the Lao ...
A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Union of Myanmar Chamber of ... Myanmar Voyages gearing up for a ride on tourism boom
Tourism between the two countries though, could continue support growth, with Chinese tourists to Myanmar showing a 25pc compound annual ...
Filipino-Belgian wins Face of Tourism PH 2019 pageant ... Philippines in the Miss Tourism Culture Universe 2019 pageant in Myanmar later this year.
... who hails from Baguio City, is set to represent the Philippines in the Miss Tourism Culture Universe 2019 pageant to be held in Myanmar.
Roxanne Baeyens wins Face of Tourism Philippines crown ... as a major tourism destination in the Miss Tourism and Culture Universe in Myanmar.
(Jakarta Post/ANN) - Indonesia and Malaysia shared the top position in the 2019 Global Muslim Travel Index (GMTI), which was released by ...
... in Pansodan in Yangon's downtown area with the aim of developing a new tourist attraction for the city and supporting Myanmar's tourism marketing.
Gabriel Escarrer: New Tour Of Asia-Pacific And Middle East Hotels ... tour of China, Myanmar, Vietnam, and Indonesia, some of the countries with the ...
... engages in real estate, automotive and heavy equipment, consumer, tourism, and agriculture businesses in Myanmar and the PeopleÂ's Republic of ...
Myanmar people used to spend time during Thingyan just playing at water festivals but now more people are travelling to pagodas across the country ...
While the pace of growth in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam (CLMV) has outpaced the rest of Asean, expanding at an average of 6 percent ...
MANILA, Philippines —At least 1.49 million foreign tourists have visited the Philippines over the first two months of 2019, the Department of Tourism ...
Filipino-Belgian wins Face of Tourism PH 2019 crown ... in Myanmar, after winning the top crown of the Face of Tourism Philippines 2019 pageant at ...
The dolphin community lodge was built under the supervision of WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) Myanmar and the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism ...
Filipino-Belgian Roxanne Baeyens was crowned Face of Tourism ... country at the annual Miss Tourism Culture Universe to be held in Myanmar later ...
The ambassador said that transport, oil and gas, power, real estate, manufacturing, tourism and mining are the main industries of Myanmar which are ...
Myanmar rebels storm police base in Rakhine state amid fresh clashes in temple town ... Myanmar Voyages improves its readiness for tourism boom
The group reported that Myanmar tourists spend 50,000 baht (K2.3 million) per trip to Thailand, last year generating 16.7 billion baht in income from ...
Vientiane (Vientiane Times) - Vientiane province has always been popular with visitors and now provincial authorities are preparing special activities ...
However, the maritime boundary dispute with India and Myanmar was a ... traditional trades such as ports and shipping, sea transport and tourism.
The Korea-Myanmar Industrial Complex in Nyaung Hnitpin, Yangon is expected to ... Tourism and cultural exchanges should be two-way traffic.
(Jakarta Post/ANN) - Tourism Minister Arief Yahya has called on Transportation Minister Budki Karya Sumadi to issue a regulation that would require ...
Liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) is used much less for cooking in Myanmar than it is in other countries in ASEAN and needs to be promoted, industry ...
Etienne Bossot (right), founder of photo tour company Pics Of Asia, is passionate ... Myanmar tourism boomed after 2010, following years of instability.
During the Burmese New Year Water Festival (April 13-17), key tourist destinations will boast their own celebrations, including the inaugural floating ...
The Myanmar Traditional Food Show, which was held on the grounds of Lawkananda Pagoda in Bagan in August 2018 by the tourism industry, ...
YANGON, April 12 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar and Sri Lanka have vowed to ... of high-level visits, trade, investment, tourism, religions cultural affairs, among ...
Even so, his lotus and lotus-silk scarves have attracted ever more buyers among the growing number of tourists visiting Inle Lake since Myanmar ...
Daw Poe Phyu passionately believes that her native town of Mogok could become a renowned tourist destination in Myanmar, which has prompted ...
Myanmar calls for international support as Bagan World Heritage vote ... social issues, agriculture, transportation and tourism, among other things.
Myanmar calls for international support as Bagan World Heritage decision looms ... At the event in Yangon, Kyi Min told Frontier that Myanmar's parallel ... social issues, agriculture, transportation and tourism, among other things.
The fourth annual Tamil Nadu Tourism Award 2019, organised by Madura Welcome and the Madura Travel Services Pvt Ltd, was held at Hotel ...
But her family had a long connection with Myanmar's famous timber elephants, and wanted to show that tourism could help to provide a comfortable ...
The bilateral cooperation to be deepened between the two countries include the exchange of high-level visits, trade, investment, tourism, religions ...
Local authorities and agencies should also develop community-based tourism and support tour guides who have a deep understanding of local ...
Myanmar and Sri Lanka have vowed to further strengthen bilateral relations and deepen bilateral cooperation in ... countries include the exchange of high-level visits, trade, investment, tourism, religions cultural affairs, among others.
The first image of a black hole, which was released on Wednesday, may continue to spark Chinese people's growing curiosity for outer space.
Myanmar is open for trade and investment with any country, with new ... Transportation, infrastructure, communication, real estate, hotels, tourism, ...
LUANG PRABANG/Vientiane Times — While relatively small, World Heritage-listed Luang Prabang city nestled between the Mekong and Khan rivers ...
According to the IMF, Myanmar's economy posted a robust 6.8-percent GDP ... This year, however, Myanmar is facing the risks of the rising fuel costs ... additional budget revenues, particularly in the tourism and services sectors.
Bintan Tourism and Culture Agency head Wan Rudy said he was ... Brunei, Canada, Hong Kong, Myanmar, Philippines and Thailand, he said.
(Dawn/ANN) — Alex, American traveller behind the travel blog Lost With Purpose, was invited to speak at the Pakistan Tourism Summit last month.
Nearly 400 people, mainly from Vietnam, Myanmar and Nepal, sat for the ... The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, which holds ...
The Ministry of Hotels and Tourism has decentralized the power to grant tourism licences to regional and state Directorates of Hotels and Tourism.
Imprisoned Reuters journalists in Myanmar, who uncovered the massacre ..... Elephant tourism: the fight in Asia against unethical operators steps up.
Sustainable growth has been highlighted by the boss of Intrepid Group as the “biggest challenge” facing the global travel sector. Chief executive ...
PetroChina International has launched its first service station in Myanmar, ... This is the first international name to enter Myanmar since the Myanmar ... supported by a growing availability of affordable cars and in-country tourism.
(China Daily/ANN) — China's booming rural tourism benefits villagers, helping to lift them out of poverty, as China pushes ahead with its rural ...
The bilateral trade between Myanmar and Vietnam hit 315.344 million USD where ... economic, investment and tourism sectors, including the bilateral trade of over ... The Myanmar delegation led by Union Minister for International ...
The people of Myanmar should not be hated for its government's misdeeds. Bangladeshi people may become a source of Myanmar's tourism business ...
Thailand and Myanmar have signed a collaboration deal to promote tourism routes connecting ancient cities of the two countries in preparation for a ...
Fellow travelers, take note! Soon it would be a lot easier to travel between Thailand Myanmar. Both countries recently signed a deal which will pave ...
Wielding a replica broadsword, Indian tourist Akshay Mannur duels with friends -- re-enacting scenes from "Game of Thrones" on the Northern Ireland ...
Until March this year, the Myanmar Investment Commission (MIC) allowed citizen investments worth over Ks 18,609 billion, with the real estate sector, ...
Bangkok (VNA) - Thailand and Myanmar have signed a cooperation deal to promote tourism routes connecting ancient cities of the two countries in ...
Thailand and Myanmar have signed a cooperation deal to promote tourism routes connecting ancient cities of the two countries in preparation for a ...
ISLAMABAD (Dawn/ANN) — Many entrepreneurs associated with the tourism sector, such as tour operators, agree with an American traveller and ...
HÀ NỘI – Summer is the peak season for tourist companies and high sales and dividend rates are expected to drive tourism shares up in the coming ...
Tourists are scrambling to flee Sri Lanka and cancelling holidays after a string of deadly suicide blasts that have sparked concerns the lucrative ...
SIR - The recent comments of the International Monetary Fund on Myanmar's growth trajectory, as reported by your article “Myanmar economy losing ...
With tourism to Japan expected to boom leading up to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, Hato Bus is seizing the opportunity to provide ...
Muse is now the largest hub for border trade between Myanmar and China. Currently, there are also arrangements between the Chinese Tourism ...
Myanmar-China to coproduce film about Bagan ancient city ... in Myanmar, said that the to-be-produced film would promote Myanmar's tourism sector ...