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UK, Australia and Canada warn citizens about possible terror attacks in Myanmar

UK, Australia and Canada warn citizens about possible terror attacks in Myanmar

Great Britain, Australia and Canada joined the United States in advising their citizens about possible violent attacks in Myanmar. ... Read More

Centara and KMA Group Sign HMA for a New Myanmar Resort

Centara and KMA Group Sign HMA for a New Myanmar Resort

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

AVIS Car Rental now in Myanmar

AVIS Car Rental now in Myanmar

AVIS rental car has announced its latest expansion into Myanmar to support both business and leisure travelers. The new ... Read More

Over 23,000 people flee monsoon flooding in Myanmar

Over 23,000 people flee monsoon flooding in Myanmar

More than 23,000 people were forced from their homes by days of heavy monsoon rain and high river levels ... Read More

FESTURIS Brazil: Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar increase Asian representation

FESTURIS Brazil: Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar increase Asian representation

The International Tourism Fair of Gramado (FESTURIS) continues to invest heavily in attracting international destinations. Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and ... Read More

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

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

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

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

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

Hilton Myanmar appoints GM from Belgium

Hilton Myanmar appoints GM from Belgium

New GM for Hilton Nay Pyi Taw, Hilton Ngapali Resort & Spa and Hilton Mandalay. Hilton has announced the ... Read More

Hahn Air Group: A20 new partners implemented

Hahn Air Group: A20 new partners implemented

Hahn Air has already integrated 20 new carriers into its global network of more than 350 air, rail and ... Read More

Myanmar Tourism invites: Be Enchanted

Myanmar Tourism invites: Be Enchanted

After five years, Myanmar is replacing its tourism branding — Let the Journey Begin — with “Be Enchanted.” Read More

Bringing Europe to Myanmar:  Best of European Cinema in Yangon

Bringing Europe to Myanmar: Best of European Cinema in Yangon

• Free entrance to 17 award-winning films from across Europe on 21 – 30 September • Myanmar’s longest-running foreign ... Read More

Myanmar Vice President: Tourists need good services and safety

Myanmar Vice President: Tourists need good services and safety

Myanmar Vice President U Henry Van Thio has called for cooperation among tourism organizations to promote the tourism industry. Read More

The Fantastic Four Turn Their Dreams into Reality

The Fantastic Four Turn Their Dreams into Reality

Hilton and Eden Group Company Limited, together with the Ministry of Hospitality and Tourism, opened the Hilton Vocational Training ... Read More

Yangon Airways: Owned by drug dealers and expanding due to new French technology?

Yangon Airways: Owned by drug dealers and expanding due to new French technology?

Yangon Airways was established in October 1996 as a domestic airline in a joint venture between Myanma Airways, the ... Read More

Hilton Myanmar hires hotel executive Ashok Kapur

Hilton Myanmar hires hotel executive Ashok Kapur

Hilton Hotels & Resorts in Myanmar has announced the appointment of Mr. Ashok Kapur as Cluster Director of Business ... Read More

Hilton Mandalay opens today in Myanmar

Hilton Mandalay opens today in Myanmar

Set amidst four acres of idyllic gardens, Hilton Mandalay opens today, offering upscale accommodations in the center of the ... Read More

Beautiful Theint Zar Chi became Miss Myanmar Mandalay Region

Beautiful Theint Zar Chi became Miss Myanmar Mandalay Region

Twenty-year-old model Theint Zar Chi came out as the winner of Miss Myanmar Mandalay Region 2018, outdoing seventeen other ... Read More

Strong earthquake strikes Myanmar

Strong earthquake strikes Myanmar

Strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck central Myanmar today. Preliminary Earthquake Report: Magnitude 6.0 Date-Time • 11 Jan 2018 18:26:25 UTC ... Read More

Qatar Airways Cargo launches dedicated service to Yangon

Qatar Airways Cargo launches dedicated service to Yangon

The Doha-Yangon-Doha route is served once-a-week with the Airbus A330 freighter, providing more than 60 tonnes of cargo capacity ... Read More

Myanmar tourism – the moral dilemma

Myanmar tourism – the moral dilemma

Does tourism promotion have any role in resolving complex religious, political, socio-economic challenges such as currently being experienced by ... Read More

Singapore – Yangon now serviced by SilkAir

Singapore – Yangon now serviced by SilkAir

SilkAir, the regional wing of Singapore Airlines, will be taking over five-times-weekly services to Yangon, Myanmar, that are currently ... Read More

Visiting Myanmar now is safe and “the right thing to do”

Visiting Myanmar now is safe and “the right thing to do”

Myanmar Tourism Marketing would like to express its support for all displaced people in Northern Rakhine State and Bangladesh ... Read More

Myanmar wants Japanese Tourists: Attending a JATA Tokyo

Myanmar wants Japanese Tourists: Attending a JATA Tokyo

With its gorgeous islands in the south, pristine beaches in the west and picturesque mountains in the north, Myanmar ... Read More

Why it is the right thing for tourist to visit Myanmar ?

Why it is the right thing for tourist to visit Myanmar ?

It's important for peace and sustaining development through tourism. It's important to visit Myanmar. Is it "the right thing" ... Read More

Myanmar Tourism issues statement on terror attack

Myanmar Tourism issues statement on terror attack

Myanmar Tourism Marketing would like to express its support for all displaced people in Northern Rakhine State and outside ... Read More

Hotel of choice for The Prime Minister of the Republic of India His Excellency Shri Narendra Modi

Hotel of choice for The Prime Minister of the Republic of India His Excellency Shri Narendra Modi

The management of Chatrium Hotel Royal Lake Yangon led by May Myat Mon Win, General Manager of the Chatrium ... Read More

Myanmar enters season of festivities

Myanmar enters season of festivities

September is a month of celebrations and festivities in Myanmar, which makes it an excellent time to visit the ... Read More