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Myanmar Tourism Police arrests accused Sri Lanka Terror Suspect

Myanmar Tourism Police arrests accused Sri Lanka Terror Suspect

Myanmar Tourist Police arrested a Sri Lankan man Thursday afternoon. The tourist from Sri Lanka is accused to have ... Read More

Centara Signs MOU with KMA Hotels for Six Myanmar Hotels

Centara Signs MOU with KMA Hotels for Six Myanmar Hotels

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, and KMA Hotels Group, a subsidiary of Kaung Myanmar Aung (KMA) ... Read More

Biman Airlines plane skids off runway at Yangon Airport, breaks into three pieces

Biman Airlines plane skids off runway at Yangon Airport, breaks into three pieces

A Biman Airlines’ Bombardier Dash-8 aircraft has skidded off the runway at Myanmar’s Yangon International Airport, losing its wings ... Read More

Hilton Hotels in Myanmar launches “CoffeeBriques” program

Hilton Hotels in Myanmar launches “CoffeeBriques” program

Hilton Hotels in Myanmar has launched a program that turns waste coffee grounds into “coffeeBriques” that can be used ... Read More

South Africa Day 2019 celebrations in Bangkok

South Africa Day 2019 celebrations in Bangkok

A stunning South Africa National Day celebration took place in the Thai capital at the Siam Kempinski 5 star ... Read More

Quake strikes Aalo in Arunachal Pradesh India

Quake strikes Aalo in Arunachal Pradesh India

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

XS, S, M, L or XL: What is your ideal river ship size?

XS, S, M, L or XL: What is your ideal river ship size?

All those with the hearts of wanderers will appreciate the appeal of a river cruise; an experience rich in ... Read More

Myanmar’s Thingyan water festival kicks off Saturday morning

Myanmar’s Thingyan water festival kicks off Saturday morning

Traditional Thingyan water festival has kicked off in Myanmar's regions and states in full swing. Yangon Region Chief Minister ... Read More

Marriott has a 2020 vision when it comes to expansion in Asia

Marriott has a 2020 vision when it comes to expansion in Asia

From the 15th Hotel Investment Conference - South Asia, Marriott International  today announced its continued expansion plans in Asia-Pacific with its 2020 vision -- ... Read More

IndiGo CCO: Airline will launch flights to UK, Vietnam, Myanmar, Saudi Arabia and China

IndiGo CCO: Airline will launch flights to UK, Vietnam, Myanmar, Saudi Arabia and China

Launching its flight on the Delhi-Istanbul sector, IndiGo has announced plans to use its expanding fleet of A320neo and ... Read More

MICE travelers from Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar and Vietnam to Thailand grow

MICE travelers from Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar and Vietnam to Thailand grow

The Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) - Business is fine tuning its marketing strategy in Cambodia, Lao PDR, ... Read More

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

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

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

PATA embraces adventure and spirituality in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India

PATA embraces adventure and spirituality in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India

The PATA Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference and Mart 2019 takes place in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India with 300 ... Read More

New Island Paradise Mergui Archipelago: Chic eco-resort opening

New Island Paradise Mergui Archipelago: Chic eco-resort opening

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

ASEAN Tourism Forum a successful cooperation of 10 nations

ASEAN Tourism Forum a successful cooperation of 10 nations

The ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) was held in Halong Bay in Viet Nam. Read More

ASEAN Tourism Forum sees senior officials come together from 10 nations

ASEAN Tourism Forum sees senior officials come together from 10 nations

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

Myanmar-India Business Summit indicates tourism cooperation

Myanmar-India Business Summit indicates tourism cooperation

There are growing links between India and Myanmar in tourism. Visiting Consul General of India Mr Nandan Singh Bhaisora ... Read More

Dusit International to operate Myanmar’s first ASAI-branded hotel in Yangon

Dusit International to operate Myanmar’s first ASAI-branded hotel in Yangon

Thailand's hotel and property development company, Dusit International, has signed a hotel management agreement with Rich Mandalay Group of ... Read More

A bat which looks like actor Lance Bass in Greater Mekong Region

A bat which looks like actor Lance Bass in Greater Mekong Region

A bat which looks like singer/actor Lance Bass, a gibbon named for Luke Skywalker, and a toad which seems ... Read More

Thai Tourism: International arrivals’ growth in line with the target

Thai Tourism: International arrivals’ growth in line with the target

The Thai tourism industry recorded total international arrivals of 31.25 million in January-October 2018, up 7.84%, generating an estimated ... Read More

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

This is the sixth year that we have posted dangerous vacations destination information collected from news articles and reported ... Read More

Raped by tourists: Children in Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam

Raped by tourists: Children in Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam

Tourists rape children in Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam; it's ... Read More

Traveling and like to breathe fresh air? Where not to go

Traveling and like to breathe fresh air? Where not to go

The Gulf region may be the leader in luxury travel and tourism, but it does have the worst air quality ... Read More

Florida pilot completes record-setting solo around-the-world flight

Florida pilot completes record-setting solo around-the-world flight

ADDISON, TX - West Palm Beach-based flight instructor Zheng “Julie" Wang landed her single piston-engine propeller aircraft at Addison ... Read More

Asia winter forecast: Drought to continue from India to Singapore

Asia winter forecast: Drought to continue from India to Singapore

As the record-challenging tropical season winds down following December, drought will continue in parts of Southeast Asia, while snow ... Read More

ATF 2014: Hotel awards are the first order of business

ATF 2014: Hotel awards are the first order of business

Kuching, Malaysia (eTN) - This year's edition of the ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) has yet to be declared open, ... Read More

Myanmar airport prepares for surge in passenger numbers

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 ... Read More

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

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, ... Read More

East Asia joins forces to tap deep regional tourism potential

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 ... Read More

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

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. Read More

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

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 ... Read More

Young Global Leaders to meet in Yangon

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 ... Read More

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

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 ... Read More

Myanmar – letting the dust settle

Myanmar – letting the dust settle

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

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

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 ... Read More

Room shortages and inflated rates could undermine Myanmar tourism

Room shortages and inflated rates could undermine Myanmar tourism

YANGON, Myanmar - A shortage of hotel rooms, plus widespread overcharging, threaten to damage the long-term future of the ... Read More