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The election to select the third term President of Myanmar Tour Guides Association was held on 30 May 2014. The representatives had selected tourist guide Dr. Nyein Nyein (German language), announced by the Association.
Myanmar Tour Guides Association under the administration of Ministry of Hotels and Tourism was established on 5 May, 2010 with the first term President Daw Htay Htay Tin. On 15 July, 2013, the second term President U Shwe Mya Aung resigned. According to the Memorandum of Association, the Vice President (1) U Zaw Win Cho was appointed as acting President.
At the same election, U Nay Win Oo (English language) was selected as Secretary in place of U Ko Ko Latt. U Zaw Win Cho will take responsibility of President of Bagan-Nyaung U regional guides up to 2016.
Myanmar Tour Guides Association was formed under the guidance of Ministry of Hotels and Tourism intended to develop the private sector in accordance of the Public-Private Partnership schemes since 2011.
There are over three thousand “G” type license holding tour guides for ten foreign languages.
Source from traveller journal, June 9 to 15, 2014