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Quake strikes Aalo in Arunachal Pradesh India

editor editor- April 23, 2019

A strong 6.1 earthquake struck 25 miles from Aalo, Arunachal Pradesh in India today, April 23, 2019, at 20:15:50 UTC. ... Read More

Travel Leaders Network embarks upon major international expansion

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019

Travel Leaders Network, North America's largest travel agency organization, in partnership with sister company Travel Leaders Corporate, has embarked upon ... Read More

Thinking globally: Victoria Cliff Resort in Mergui Archipelago , Andaman Sea

Keith Lyons Keith Lyons- February 18, 2019

Victoria Cliff Resort, a new snorkeling and dive resort in the Mergui Archipelago is ‘thinking globally, acting locally’ to foster ... Read More

New Island Paradise Mergui Archipelago: Chic eco-resort opening

editor editor- February 13, 2019

A chic, back-to-nature resort. Awei Pila,  has opened recently in the remote tropical Mergui archipelago, off the coast of southern ... Read More

ASEAN Tourism Forum sees senior officials come together from 10 nations

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- January 18, 2019

The ASEAN Tourism Forum 2019 is currently taking place in Ha Long City, in the northern province of Quảng Ninh ... Read More

Myanmar – letting the dust settle

editor editor- April 13, 2013

CHIANG MAI, Thailand - Armin Schoch, formerly of Diethelm Travel and now of Impulse Travel, talked recently as a guest ... Read More

Burma’s tourist numbers expected to total over one million by year’s end

editor editor- December 20, 2012

Burma's tourism industry is on the rise with tourist numbers expected to reach the one million mark by the end ... Read More

Burma becomes Asia’s next big tourist destination

editor editor- June 12, 2012

The hotels are full or eye-wateringly expensive, creased dollar bills are worthless and credit cards are widely refused - welcome ... Read More

Tourism boom threatens Burmese greatest treasures

editor editor- January 9, 2012

The hotels are fully booked and the planes are packed as Burma experiences a tourist boom fuelled by perceptions abroad ... Read More

Plastic bag-free zone established at Inle Lake in Burma

editor editor- November 11, 2011

A village at Inle Lake in southern Shan State has agreed to become a plastic bag-free zone, and the project’s ... Read More

USAID denies it broke Burma sanctions

editor editor- April 3, 2010

USAID denies it has violated either the letter or spirit of US legislation on aid to Burma by funding the ... Read More

Should the tourists travel to Burma?

editor editor- February 16, 2010

Ruled by the world's last military junta, Burma is shunned by both governments and tourists. Yet its people are crying ... Read More

Aung San Suu Kyi no longer opposes tourism to Burma

editor editor- August 18, 2009

Burmese opposition leader, Aung San Suu Kyi has indicated that she is no longer opposed to tourism to her country. Read More

China’s Autonomous Regions eyed as model for Burmese ethnic areas?

editor editor- July 14, 2009

Leaders of the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region in China have visited Myanmar to brief military government officials on the Chinese ... Read More

Tourists can easily enter Burma – and leave – if they follow the rules

editor editor- May 15, 2009

BANGKOK -- It wasn’t quite trepidation or fear going through my head but rather something a bit milder, more like ... Read More

Travel firms sell holidays to blacklisted Burmese resorts

editor editor- February 19, 2009

Over a dozen British tour operators are selling holiday packages to Burma in resorts owned by individuals with strong links ... Read More

eTN Inbox: The Struggle to engage Myanmar

editor editor- August 20, 2008

Predictably, the stance taken by Danish Development Minister Ulla Tørnæs put the cat among the pigeons in Denmark recently when ... Read More

Malikha Lodge in Burma’s Northern Kachin State offers luxury wilderness experience

editor editor- July 11, 2008

The folks who staff the guest experience at a remote luxury lodge in northern Burma come from nearby hill tribe ... Read More

eTN Inbox: Letter from Yangon

editor editor- June 3, 2008

Following our first update on the 15th May on the Balloons over Bagan / Malikha Lodge cyclone relief fund, I ... Read More

Burma bans top Western journalist, deports another

editor editor- May 27, 2008

The Burmese regime on Sunday banned the prominent Swedish author and journalist Bertil Lintner from accompanying a Swedish government delegation ... Read More

Government to monitor Putao tourists

editor editor- February 29, 2008

New Delhi – Travel and tour companies are confused following a government edict restricting who may serve as tour guides ... Read More

Burma lures tourists with reopening of ancient palace

editor editor- February 4, 2008

In an attempt to entice tourists to the military-ruled country, Burma's Ministry of Culture has reopened the Thiri Zeya Bumi ... Read More