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

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

editor editor- June 6, 2013 09:41 0

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

Young Global Leaders to meet in Yangon

Young Global Leaders to meet in Yangon

editor editor- June 4, 2013 02:00 0

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

editor editor- May 11, 2013 00:48 0

YANGON, Myanmar – We are proud to announce that Myanmar Polestar is the first travel and tour company in Myanmar to join The Code of ... Read More

Myanmar – letting the dust settle

Myanmar – letting the dust settle

editor editor- April 13, 2013 08:52 0

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

editor editor- March 16, 2013 10:51 0

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 ... Read More

Room shortages and inflated rates could undermine Myanmar tourism

Room shortages and inflated rates could undermine Myanmar tourism

editor editor- March 12, 2013 11:03 0

YANGON, Myanmar - A shortage of hotel rooms, plus widespread overcharging, threaten to damage the long-term future of the country’s tourist industry, observers are warning. Read More

Myanmar tourism up 54 percent

Myanmar tourism up 54 percent

editor editor- January 23, 2013 07:21 0

YANGON, Myanmar - The number of tourists arriving through Yangon International Airport rose more than 50 percent last year compared to 2011, the Ministry of ... Read More

International arrivals into Asia grow 5.5 percent

International arrivals into Asia grow 5.5 percent

editor editor- December 25, 2012 00:58 0

BANGKOK, Thailand - International visitor arrivals into Asia between January and September 2012 showed a collective increase of 5.5% year-on-year, according to preliminary results released ... Read More

Rakhine clashes do not deter Myanmar tourists

Rakhine clashes do not deter Myanmar tourists

editor editor- November 23, 2012 03:53 0

Though hopes of developing tourism in Rakhine State suffered a blow as last month’s clashes prompted the cancellation of tour packages in the strife-torn area, ... Read More

Myanmar warns visitors on child sex tourism

Myanmar warns visitors on child sex tourism

editor editor- November 22, 2012 05:03 0

Tourists staying in Myanmar's ancient city of Bagan have been warned against committing sexual offences against children, an official from the Central Body for Suppression ... Read More

ICTP president catches up with Myanmar’s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi

ICTP president catches up with Myanmar’s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi

editor editor- June 5, 2012 05:29 0

BANGKOK, Thailand - The 21st World Economic Forum in East Asia closed on June 1, 2012. Read More

World Tourism Organization welcomes back Myanmar

World Tourism Organization welcomes back Myanmar

editor editor- May 12, 2012 07:11 0

The President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, U Thein Sein, has announced the country will initiate the process of restoring its membership ... Read More

E-visas arrive to Myanmar and probably to Vietnam

E-visas arrive to Myanmar and probably to Vietnam

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 9, 2012 22:21 0

MANADO, Indonesia (eTN) - There is a funny expression in French media. They regularly mention “marronnier” (chestnut tree), as soon as a topic comes into ... Read More

Bagan, center of sand painting

Bagan, center of sand painting

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 23, 2011 13:06 0

BAGAN, Myanmar (eTN) - With its 1,200 or 1,300 stupas, pagodas, and temples – it is probably difficult to get a precise figure - Bagan ... Read More

Could tourism become a Pandora’s box for Myanmar?

Could tourism become a Pandora’s box for Myanmar?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 29, 2011 16:25 0

BAGAN, Myanmar (eTN) - Imagine a young and beautiful girl looking into a mirror for the first time and suddenly discovering how pretty she is. Read More

Myanmar tourism enters a new era

Myanmar tourism enters a new era

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 27, 2011 09:48 0

YANGON/BAGAN, Myanmar (eTN) - Experts have long predicted that Myanmar (ex Burma) would one day open up and turn into Southeast Asia’s hottest destinations. Read More

Plastic bag-free zone established at Inle Lake in Burma

Plastic bag-free zone established at Inle Lake in Burma

editor editor- November 11, 2011 08:13 0

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

Two earthquakes strike in the border area in between Myanmar, Thailand, Laos and China

Two earthquakes strike in the border area in between Myanmar, Thailand, Laos and China

editor editor- March 24, 2011 20:46 0

The Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System (GDACS) and the United States Geological Survey (USGS) have both confirmed that a on 3/24/2011 1:55:36 PM UTC ... Read More

2010 was a golden year for Myanmar tourism

2010 was a golden year for Myanmar tourism

editor editor- January 26, 2011 03:50 1

YANGON, Myanmar — By Myanmar standards, 2010 was a golden year for tourism. Read More

Changes are in the air in Myanmar

Changes are in the air in Myanmar

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 22, 2011 09:44 0

PHNOM PENH (eTN) - Myanmar has long been considered as a pariah state due to its harsh military government and its poor record on human ... Read More

Fighting in Myanmar forces thousands to flee to Thailand

Fighting in Myanmar forces thousands to flee to Thailand

editor editor- November 9, 2010 21:48 0

(eTN) - More than 15,000 refugees have fled into northern Thailand on Monday after fighting broke out between ethnic Karen rebels and government troops in ... Read More

Myanmar Air Bagan launches service to Phuket

Myanmar Air Bagan launches service to Phuket

editor editor- September 20, 2010 03:26 0

BANGKOK – Myanmar carrier Air Bagan is launching twice-weekly flights between Yangon and the resort island of Phuket in Thailand, Agence France-Presse reported Sunday. Read More

Bomb found near popular tourist market in Yongon

Bomb found near popular tourist market in Yongon

editor editor- September 13, 2010 07:44 0

YANGON, Myanmar — Authorities in Myanmar found a bomb hidden near a popular tourist market in Yangon, state media reported Saturday, accusing anti-government groups of ... Read More

Destination news: Tourist arrivals to Myanmar up 37%

Destination news: Tourist arrivals to Myanmar up 37%

editor editor- August 23, 2010 04:28 0

Yangon - Tourist arrivals to Myanmar increased 37.4 per cent year-on-year in the first seven months of 2010, thanks in part to a new visa-on-arrival ... Read More

Myanmar airlines to expand fleets in time for peak tourism season

Myanmar airlines to expand fleets in time for peak tourism season

editor editor- June 28, 2010 02:43 0

Yangon - Myanmar's two private airlines have announced plans to purchase new aircraft to service new routes in time for the coming peak tourism season, ... Read More

Myanmar’s renewed interest for international tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 21, 2010 21:13 0

With Yangon served out of Kuala Lumpur, low-cost carrier AirAsia completes its presence in all ASEAN countries from its main gateway in Malaysia. Read More

Myanmar to offer tourist visas on arrival

Myanmar to offer tourist visas on arrival

editor editor- May 5, 2010 02:47 0

Myanmar's military government will offer visas on arrival to boost the country's nascent tourism sector, a travel industry official said on Tuesday. Read More

Long-haul markets collapse to Vietnam in 2009

Long-haul markets collapse to Vietnam in 2009

editor editor- January 26, 2010 02:21 0

Long-haul markets to Vietnam are in the doldrums and were behind the collapse of total arrivals last year to the country. Read More

Ministry of Hotels and Tourism: Myanmar tourism booming

Ministry of Hotels and Tourism: Myanmar tourism booming

editor editor- January 25, 2010 04:57 0

Yangon - Tourist arrivals to Myanmar jumped 25 per cent in 2009, despite the global recession and the economic sanctions imposed on the pyriah state, ... Read More

Myanmar issues advisory to foreign tourists over hot weather

Myanmar issues advisory to foreign tourists over hot weather

editor editor- November 12, 2009 05:07 0

YANGON - The Myanmar tourism authorities Wednesday advised foreign tourists visiting the country to take good care of their health against usually hot weather. Read More

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