ASEAN tourism forum which will be held in Nay Pyi Taw will be discussed about the ecotourism based strategy and policy in the coming February.
“The ecotourism management strategy will be discussed at ASEAN tourism forum as Myanmar participating as host country in January, 2015. The leaflet which write about confirmed policy and strategy will be issued at International Ecotourism Conference as Myanmar is the host country” said the Union Minister U Htay Aung of the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism.
The workshops related to 21 Myanmar tourism regions were held in Yangon, Kawthaung, Putao, Mindat and Mandalay from 18 August to 13 September, 2014.
“At ASEAN tourism forum, we will issue the policy of tourism to the ministers of ASEAN region,” said by the responsible person from Myanmar Tourism Association.
The laying down the policy for the preservation of forest in Myanmar will be cooperated with International centre for Integrated Mountain Development-IcIMOD resided in
The ecotourism policy will be planned together with international experts and will be finished in the end of this month.
The tourism industry is responsible work and can assist to develop the regional public then the protection of environment. So without the proper management in this
industry can occur the adverse effect on the traditional way of livings of the residents.
The 15 tourism camps are regarded with the permission of the Ministry of Forestry in 1998 for the development of the ecotourism in Myanmar.
Source : The traveller Vol 2, No.30