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Representatives from more than 60 countries participated in a meeting with the United Nations High Commission for Refugees and the International Organization for Migration at Bali's Nusa Dua.
YANGON - Myanmar will grant visa-on-arrival for cross-border tourists entering by road from Teng Chong, southwestern Yunnan province of China, to travel deep into Myanmar's tourist sites by air en rou
Media trips showcasing Myanmar’s key tourist destinations appear to be winning over foreign press, with the industry newspaper Travel Trade Gazette on September 26 giving the country the tick of app
Saddened by the tragedy unfolding in Myanmar due to Cyclone Nargis and the Earthquake in Sichuan, China, PATA Foundation launched the PATA Foundation Rebuilding Fund on May 15.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (eTN) - Lonely Planet founder Tony Wheeler has defended his book's influence in the travel industry by claiming tourists going to Myanmar (formerly Burma) is "doing more good than bad."
(eTN) Continuing his latest mission to promote democratization and national reconciliation in Myanmar, the Secretary-General's Special Adviser last week met with senior government ministers in Yangon.
In an attempt to entice tourists to the military-ruled country, Burma's Ministry of Culture has reopened the Thiri Zeya Bumi Bagan Golden Palace. The palace—whose reconstruction began several years ago—is one of the most impressive remnants of the ancient city of Bagan, which flourished as a Buddhist center from the 11th to the 13th centuries.
(eTN) – Despite, or because of, its tourism success, Vietnam authorities still keep on with fairly strict visa procedures. And no change is around the corner even if Vietnam National Administration of Tourism indicates that the government is looking to open a more flexible visa policy.
YANGON (TVLW) - Myanmar has reopened an ancient palace in Bagan, northern part of the country, to attract more tourists in a bid to promote the development of tourism, the state-run newspaper New Light of Myanmar reported Thursday.
YANGON (TVLW) - A Myanmar private airline, the Air Bagan, will stretch wing to South Korea's Incheon starting Thursday as its third foreign air route service, according to a report of Wednesday's local Yangon Times. Air Bagan's introduction of the Incheon flight came more than three months after the inauguration of its second international flight to Singapore on Sept. 7.
An Indonesian man has reportedly succumbed to bird flu infection, marking the third time this week that a bird flu-related death has been reported. The 47-year-old man from Indonesia’s Banten province on the western tip of the island of Java has become the latest human fatality from avian influenza, the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) has reported.