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Myanmar encourages B&Bs

July 23, 2015 n BY WANWISA NGAMSANGCHAIKIT Filed under Myanmar, News                 YANGON, 23 July 2015: Bed and break­fast establishments could soon open in the remotest parts of the country, once the draft tourism law has been passed.              One of the first...

Myanmar tourism to expand fast

July 9, 2015 BY WANWISA NGAMSANG­CHAIKIT Filed under Myanmar, News YANGON, 9 July 2015:             Myanmar’s Ministry of Hotels and Tourism will target 4.5 to 5 million tourist arrivals in 2015 and 7.5 mil­lion by 2020.             Myanmar Tourism Mar­keting...

In praise of sustainable tourism

THE NATION July 31 The Pacific Asia Travel Association (Pata) will host the three-day Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) at the PATH Engagement Hub in Siam Tower, Bangkok from September 15 to 17.             The three-day intensive tourism-training course,...

Free entrance for locals to Sri Ksetra zone

YOE YAR Museum and zone entrance fee at UNESCO World Heritage listed Sri Kestra will be free for local visitors for the whole year, per source of Archaeology and National Museum Department Sri Kestra Branch. Currently, zone and museum fee are Ks 10,000 per foreigner....

The website related with MOHT on air again

MYINTMOH Besides Ministry of Hotels and Tourism website, the related link, Nay Pyi Taw Tourism is pub­lished on air starting from this month, per source of MOHT.              The web address is www.travelnaypyidaw.org including MICE (meeting, incentives, confer­ences...

No shops allowed on Maung Ma Kan Beach

Maung Ma Kan Beach MYINTMOH             Due to the thriving num­ber of ins and outs visitors to Maung Ma Kan Beach in Longlon Township, Tanin­tharyi Region, there will be no permit for retail shops at the shore, per source of Dawei Tourism Development Association....

Introduction of Lake Suites by HAGL

 MAY MYAT THU             Vietnam based MNC real estate consortium, Hoang Anh Gia Lai Myanmar offi­cially announced that lake suites housing complex will be introduced to Yangonites with fair prices. It is the first step to imple­ment achieving to create new...

Announcement of BRT bus importer

BRT Bus Terminal at Abroad  ZAW WIN HTET                 The name of company awarded to import BRT buses will be announced in the first week of August in order to avoid delay of buses and to implement the express bus service, learnt form Yangon bus line public service...

New survey on Bagan monuments for World Heritage List

Bagan View. Photo. The Traveller n YOEYAR                 Daw Sandar Khin, Deputy Minister for Culture said at a press conference held at National Museum, Nay Pyi Taw on 24 July that a new survey will be carried out to count the numbers of Bagan monuments for the...