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ATF 2014: Hotel awards are the first order of business

Southeast Asian Tourism ATF 2014: Hotel awards are the first order of business

Nelson Alcantara, eTN editor-in-chief

Kuching, Malaysia (eTN) - This year's edition of the ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) has yet to be declared open, but it is already generating buzz-worthy events.

Myanmar airport prepares for surge in passenger numbers

Yangon International Airport gears up for 20 percent annual growth Myanmar airport prepares for surge in passenger numbers

YANGON, MYANMAR – Yangon International Airport (YIA) in Myanmar is gearing up for projected 20% annual growth with new common-use systems from air transport IT specialist, SITA , as the country ...

In pursuing reforms, listen to people, say Myanmar and Philippine presidents

22nd World Economic Forum on East Asia In pursuing reforms, listen to people, say Myanmar and Philippine presidents

NAY PYI TAW, Myanmar – Necessary political and economic reforms must push forward because that is what citizens want, the leaders of Myanmar and the Philippines said in the closing session of ...

East Asia joins forces to tap deep regional tourism potential

ASEAN Tourism at the World Economic Forum in Myanmar East Asia joins forces to tap deep regional tourism potential

NAY PYI TAW, Myanmar - Greater regional integration, a single visa, and across-the-board standards in the tourism sector are expected to boost trade in ASEAN by 10%-20%.

ICTP: Put green on the same page as growth for Myanmar bold new tourism leap

International Coalition of Tourism Partners at the World Economic Forum’s East Asia Summit ICTP: Put green on the same page as growth for Myanmar bold new tourism leap

The International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP) supports Myanmar’s bold new tourism leap and calls for green growth leadership.

Myanmar, Cambodia, Indonesia and Philippines agree to work on ASEAN common visa

22nd World Economic Forum on East Asia Myanmar, Cambodia, Indonesia and Philippines agree to work on ASEAN common visa

NAY PYI TAW, Myanmar – Ministers and tourism authorities of Myanmar, Cambodia, Indonesia and the Secretary of Tourism of the Philippines have expressed their intention to collaborate with ...

Young Global Leaders to meet in Yangon

Young Global Leaders in Myanmar for their Annual Summit ahead of World Economic Forum on East Asia Young Global Leaders to meet in Yangon

YANGON, Myanmar – The Young Global Leaders, a community of the World Economic Forum that brings together some of the most promising entrepreneurial and socially engaged minds worldwide, today ...

Myanmar Polestar Travels & Tours first to join The Code and protect children from sexual exploitation in Myanmar

first travel and tour company in Myanmar to join The Code of Conduct Myanmar Polestar Travels & Tours first to join The Code and protect children from sexual exploitation in Myanmar

YANGON, Myanmar – We are proud to announce that Myanmar Polestar is the first travel and tour company in Myanmar to join The Code of Conduct for the Protection of Children from Sexual ...

Myanmar - letting the dust settle

Burma tourism Myanmar - letting the dust settle

Jaffee Yee, Skal International, Chiang Mai

CHIANG MAI, Thailand - Armin Schoch, formerly of Diethelm Travel and now of Impulse Travel, talked recently as a guest speaker at the March meeting of Skal International Chiang Mai & North ...

Coral bleaching in Thai waters causes tourists to travel to islands in Myanmar instead

Many foreign divers opt for Myanmar instead of Thailand Coral bleaching in Thai waters causes tourists to travel to islands in Myanmar instead

Coral bleaching around Thai islands in the Andaman Sea has made a dent in tourism numbers. Many foreign divers have flocked lately to St Luke Island in Myanmar instead.

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