CP Thailand is eyeing the Islands of Mergui Archipelago. 2 men team from CP tour the islands of Mergui with the help of officials in Kawthaung equipped with latest satellite maps and detail information. Local representative who will base in Kawthaung said the Chairman of CP will be coming in near future for final decision. At least 6 islands including Wa-ale, Kyun philar or Great Swington are shortlisted. These islands also are tried by local cronies and already passed some ministries approval. Islands of Mergui Archipelago is becoming very popular for their above and under water beauty and well preserved flora and fauna.
A team of 30 world class photographers led by EDN (Editions Didier Millet of France) will be touring Myanmar for 7 days and will include Mergui Archipelago in their upcoming book called “Myanmar in 7 Days).