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Myanmar Visa exemption for EU

Germany, France and other EU countries listed for Visa Exemption and Visa on Arrival – announcement to be made at ITB Berlin 2019. Lifting of visa requirements considered for EU countries and Germany and France lead the list according to the document circulated...

Visa on arrival Indians

Visa on arrival for Indian Normal Passport holders Dec 13, 2018.Indians with normal passports will be granted Visa on Arrival to Myanmar. It was great difficulty for those who want to visit Myanmar from areas other than the capital city where Myanmar embassy is...

Singapore on target for m tourists despite slow start

Despite a lull in visitor arrivals earlier this year, the Republic is expecting to draw more than 15 million international visitors in 2015. Singapore Tourism Board chief executive LionelYeo told Reuters in an interview on Thursday (Sep 17) that it is “on...

Qatar to host World Tourism Day 2017

Doha: Qatar has won the right to host World Tourism Day (WTD)) 2017 celebrations, which will be held under the theme, ‘Sustainable Tourism – a Tool for Development’. The announcement was made following a vote of the 21st UNWTO General Assembly in...

Tourism Bank to Open in Myanmar

Myam-narTotirisiii Association says the MyanmarTburism Bank Public Company had already been registered with the Directorate of Investment and Company Administration. However, the bank is waiting for its permit before it can open services for the tourism industry....

Myanmar lacks Signposts

The Union of Myanmar Tourism Association is worried foreign tourists visiting Myanmar could lose their way due to a lack o signposts. Myanmar Business Today, Wednesday, ran the news snippet quoting UMTA central executive committee member, Aunt Myat Kyaw, saying...

The golden destination in Yangon

Botataung Pagoda The Botataung Pa- goda (also spelled Botahtaung; literally 1000 military officers”) is a famous pagoda located in downtown Yangon, Myanmar, near theYangon river. The pagoda was first built by the Mon around the same time as was Shwedagon Pagoda...

100 local tour guide licences issued in one month

Since licensing procedures are better, within August 2015, over 100 local tour guide licences issued throughout the country, per source of Hotels and Tourism Directorate. There are four zones for tour guide licence application in the country and the figure of tour...