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As Myanmar tourism sector is thriving, every region has hotel constructions. To set up international standard hotel business is allowed in Ngapali Beach in Rakhine State, per source of Myanmar Investment Commission. Recently, MIC had approved in July, 2015 the construction of a hotel to Adventure Myanmar Tours and Incentives on BOT basis on 4.33-acre land at Ngapali Beach. The work permit granted company has to carry out the hotel projects in accord with National Investment Law and MIC has granted depending on the recommendations of respective Region & State governments, organizations and the Ministries related to such business. The entrepreneurs turn to invest in hotel business and Hotels and Tourism Directorate entitles through MIC if projects are consistent with rules and regulations. It is learnt that with the permissions of MIC, licensed hotel constructions are granted in Yangon, Mandalay, Bagan, Kawthaung, Tachilek and Myeik. Currently, Myanmar possesses 1,171 hotels with 46,026 rooms and if other permitted hotel buildings have finished, more rooms will emerge.

Source : The Traveller Vol 3, No.6 From July20 To 26, 2015