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Floods to lessen local pilgrims more than expected

Heavy rains and part of cyclone Komen hit Myanmar in July 2015 and flood occurred in some parts of Myanmar and so the number of pilgrims will be decreased, per source of Local Pilgrims and Tourism Service Association. At present, heavy rain and storm resist any longer...

No toll fee for non-Yangon registered vehicles

To reduce traffic jam in Yangon area, the toll gate fee Ks 4,000 plus Ks 4,000 per day stay in Yangon collected on vehicle under one ton which is registered in other regions. Deputy Minister U Kyaw Kyaw Win of No. 1 Ministry of President Office said that there is no...

Legal actions against Companies without Tour License

  There are over 1,800 companies including 38 joint-venture and one foreign company who have tourism licence. According to the Hotels and Tourism Law ordinary companies which have only Registration Certificate of Company Registration Office are required to get...

30 hotel licenses issued within two months

Up to the end of May, 2015 issued hotel and guesthouse licenses were 1186 and at the end of July within two months increased new 30 hotels and guesthouses with 900 rooms, totaling 1216, according to the records of Hotels and Tourism Administration Department. So also...

Three foreign owned hotels to open in October

Amid ample of foreign investments in Myanmar, hotels and tourism sector is more flourishing and three foreign owned hotels will be opened in October, per source of Hotels and Tourism Directorate. They are: Vietnam based HALL, date not fixed yet, Sule Center Point...

New Sightseeing Schedule for Yangon City Heritages

Yangon Heritage Trust (YET) revealed its new schedule for world trotters to study ancient buildings in Yangon to launch in September. Such trip is walking study and the schedule is threefold per week.Depending on the foreign walkers and home and abroad tour companies...

New Chapter 2015 : welcome to luxury World

  Golden City held New Chapter 2015: Welcome to Luxury World with performance of well-known vocalists Sai Sai Kham. Hlaing and Nyan Linn Aung together with renowned models from11 am to 5 pm on Saturday, 22nd and Sunday, 23rd August. Golden City will collect...

Former war zones turned into vacation paradises

Some of the worst war-torn regions of the 20th century have made miraculous recoveries, transforming from places of carnage and decimation to hubs for comfort and fun. Here are some countries that you’ll now find in guidebooks as well as history books. Just keep...

A Rural Shinpyu

Here is the glossary to explain some words in Myanmar:,Shinpyu: a religious ceremony to make young boy into the Buddha’s Order as koyin or novice at the age of about ten. Shinlaung: novice-to-be boy who is learning pre-novitiation instructions before...

Wonder Trip to Naypyitaw

  Naypyidaw, located near Pyinmana, officially replaced Yangon as the capital of Myanmar in November 2005. It officially goes by the acronym of NPT. Naypyidaw is a unique city in the region. It is a fully constructed large city but with very few inhabitants...