Tag: Myanmar

Myanmar Tourism Police arrests accused Sri Lanka Terror Suspect

Myanmar Tourism Police arrests accused Sri Lanka Terror Suspect

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019 04:16 0

Myanmar Tourist Police arrested a Sri Lankan man Thursday afternoon. The tourist from Sri Lanka is accused to have connections with those involved in the ... Read More

Centara Signs MOU with KMA Hotels for Six Myanmar Hotels

Centara Signs MOU with KMA Hotels for Six Myanmar Hotels

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 15, 2019 07:05 0

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, and KMA Hotels Group, a subsidiary of Kaung Myanmar Aung (KMA) Group of Companies, have announced the ... 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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019 15:50 0

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

Hilton Hotels in Myanmar launches “CoffeeBriques” program

Hilton Hotels in Myanmar launches “CoffeeBriques” program

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 6, 2019 16:37 0

Hilton Hotels in Myanmar has launched a program that turns waste coffee grounds into “coffeeBriques” that can be used for cooking and heating. The simple ... Read More

South Africa Day 2019 celebrations in Bangkok

South Africa Day 2019 celebrations in Bangkok

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- April 30, 2019 22:14 0

A stunning South Africa National Day celebration took place in the Thai capital at the Siam Kempinski 5 star hotel. H.E. Mr. Geoffrey Quinton Mitchell ... Read More

Quake strikes Aalo in Arunachal Pradesh India

Quake strikes Aalo in Arunachal Pradesh India

editor editor- April 23, 2019 20:48 0

A strong 6.1 earthquake struck 25 miles from Aalo, Arunachal Pradesh in India today, April 23, 2019, at 20:15:50 UTC. The tremor was felt in ... 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?

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019 15:45 0

All those with the hearts of wanderers will appreciate the appeal of a river cruise; an experience rich in culture, made possible by ability to ... Read More

Myanmar’s Thingyan water festival kicks off Saturday morning

Myanmar’s Thingyan water festival kicks off Saturday morning

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 13, 2019 20:05 0

Traditional Thingyan water festival has kicked off in Myanmar's regions and states in full swing. Yangon Region Chief Minister U Phyo Min Thein on Friday ... 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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2019 14:54 0

From the 15th Hotel Investment Conference - South Asia, Marriott International  today announced its continued expansion plans in Asia-Pacific with its 2020 vision -- an aggressive target to have 1000 ... 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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 23, 2019 15:58 0

Launching its flight on the Delhi-Istanbul sector, IndiGo has announced plans to use its expanding fleet of A320neo and A321neo aircraft to connect more Indian ... 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

editor editor- March 7, 2019 02:11 0

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

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

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

Keith Lyons Keith Lyons- February 18, 2019 04:55 0

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

PATA embraces adventure and spirituality in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India

PATA embraces adventure and spirituality in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2019 19:10 2

The PATA Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference and Mart 2019 takes place in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India with 300 delegates from 28 countries in attendance ... Read More

New Island Paradise Mergui Archipelago: Chic eco-resort opening

New Island Paradise Mergui Archipelago: Chic eco-resort opening

editor editor- February 13, 2019 05:05 0

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

ASEAN Tourism Forum sees senior officials come together from 10 nations

ASEAN Tourism Forum sees senior officials come together from 10 nations

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- January 18, 2019 03:06 0

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

Myanmar-India Business Summit indicates tourism cooperation

Myanmar-India Business Summit indicates tourism cooperation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 15, 2019 06:57 0

There are growing links between India and Myanmar in tourism. Visiting Consul General of India Mr Nandan Singh Bhaisora ppointed out the growing ties, trade ... 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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 11, 2019 18:06 0

Thailand's hotel and property development company, Dusit International, has signed a hotel management agreement with Rich Mandalay Group of Co.,Ltd. to operate ASAI Yankin, one ... 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

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- December 13, 2018 21:55 0

A bat which looks like singer/actor Lance Bass, a gibbon named for Luke Skywalker, and a toad which seems to have come from Lord of ... Read More

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 10, 2018 09:25 0

The Thai tourism industry recorded total international arrivals of 31.25 million in January-October 2018, up 7.84%, generating an estimated 1.63 trillion Baht in tourism revenue, ... Read More

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018 21:27 1

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2018 12:27 2

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

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 20, 2017 14:32 0

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

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

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

editor editor- September 21, 2016 03:55 0

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

Asia winter forecast: Drought to continue from India to Singapore

Asia winter forecast: Drought to continue from India to Singapore

editor editor- October 24, 2015 04:36 0

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

ATF 2014: Hotel awards are the first order of business

ATF 2014: Hotel awards are the first order of business

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- January 20, 2014 05:15 0

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 ... Read More

Myanmar airport prepares for surge in passenger numbers

Myanmar airport prepares for surge in passenger numbers

editor editor- June 14, 2013 05:30 0

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 ... Read More

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

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

editor editor- June 8, 2013 05:00 0

NAY PYI TAW, Myanmar – Necessary political and economic reforms must push forward because that is what citizens want, the leaders of Myanmar and the ... Read More

East Asia joins forces to tap deep regional tourism potential

East Asia joins forces to tap deep regional tourism potential

editor editor- June 7, 2013 15:14 0

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 ... 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

editor editor- June 7, 2013 01:27 0

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

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