Tag: Myanmar

Myanmar to extend visa relaxation on Indian tourists for one more year

Visa-on-arrival scheme for Indian and Chinese tourists will be extended by the Myanmar government, as informed by the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism. According to sources, to attract more tourists to the country, recently the Ministry also revealed that the visa exemption schemes for visitors from Japan and South Korea will be extended for another […]

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Indigo announces entry in Myanmar and Vietnam

Strengthening its presence in South-east Asia, IndiGo adds Yangon as the 18th international destination and Hanoi as its 19th international and 75th overall destination. Effective September 20, 2019, IndiGo will operate daily non-stop flight on the Kolkata-Yangon route. Yangon will be IndiGo’s 74th overall destination. William Boulter, Chief Commercial Officer, IndiGo said, “In line with […]

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Myanmar’s temple city Bagan added to UNESCO’s World Heritage list

During its meeting in Baku, the World Heritage Committee inscribed seven cultural sites on UNESCO’s World Heritage List. UNESCO inscribed Myanmar’s ancient capital of Bagan as a World Heritage Site, nearly a quarter of a century after the complex of Buddhist temples was first nominated for listing. Lying on a bend of the Ayeyarwady River […]

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YIA Operator Yangon Aerodrome Company Ltd holds roadshow in Kolkata

Yangon Aerodrome Company Ltd (YACL), the operator of Yangon International Airport (YIA) organised a one-day roadshow in Kolkata to promote air travel between Myanmar and India, two countries which share strong historical and cultural ties. YACL and IndiGo co-hosted the Enchanting Myanmar 2019, India event at JW Marriott Hotel in Kolkata which gathered around 500 […]

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Grand Mercure debuts in Myanmar

Grand Mercure announces the opening of its first property in Myanmar. Overlooking the famed Shwedagon Pagoda, Grand Mercure Yangon Golden Empire boasts 175 guest rooms and suites designed by local artist Pyar Dade. Featuring detailed hand-painted ceilings inspired by colourful sapphire, emerald, gold and ruby gemstones, the rooms ranged from 30 sqm for superior rooms […]

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Myanmar to develop caves to lure travellers

In order to welcome international travellers, the tourism authorities of Myanmar are planning to develop an ancient limestone cave, Hpa Baung, in Kyaikmaraw township, Mon state as an eco-tourism zone within a year. The tourism authority will also develop an artificial spring in the area as part of the eco-tourism site. The Hpa Baung limestone […]

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Myanmar eyes a larger volume of Japanese tourists

Myanmar is targeting to attract more Japanese tourists by undertaking international travel advertising which showcases the pristine beaches and islands of the Myeik archipelago. Since 60% of Japanese outbound tourist likes to enjoy water activities for relaxation places like Ngapali Beach, Ngwe Saung beach, Chaungtha beach and Myeik archipelago are the top tourist attractions in […]

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Myanmar to open new ecotourism sites for travellers

In an attempt to increase visitors to the country, Myanmar’s Ministry of Hotels and Tourism will focus on ecotourism. Myanmar will open a new ecotourism site, near Oaktwin and Pauk Khaung townships, in the Bago Yoma forest later this year. Myanmar currently has 21 ecotourism sites, which include 16 existing sites and a handful of […]

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Tourism in Myanmar

Myanmar, or Burma, is a country in Southeast Asia, which lies on the Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea coast with Bangladesh and India to the west, China to the north, and Laos and Thailand to the east. Source: World Travel Guides

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Manchester United partners with a prominent casino resort in Asia

England’s most successful club in the Premier League era, Manchester United, has signed a partnership with Donaco International Limited, a prominent casino resort company in Asia. Donaco International Limited, which was founded in 2002, operates leisure and entertainment businesses across the Asia Pacific region, namely the Star Vegas Resort & Club in Cambodia and the […]

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