Myanmar hotel prices ‘need to be more competitive’

TOURISM operators in Myanmar have been urged to focus on more competitive prices and reforming products At a seminar entitled “Myanmar Tourism Outlook 2016”, Thet Lwin Toh, chairman of the Union of Myanmar Travel Association and the boss of Myanmar Voyages International Tourism Co, said that hotel, airfare and package tour fees must be competitive. […]

Rocket Internet eyes Myanmar, Bangladesh, Pakistan markets

Rocket Internet, the German startup-builder, has big plans for Asia. Its Asia Pacific wing – a joint venture with Qatari telecom company Ooreedo – plans to launch at least one new company per quarter in the region. Next up on Rocket’s agenda are countries not typically considered to be hotbeds for online startups: Bangladesh and […] launches iOS App in Myanmar

A new app for Apple iPhone and iPad users to buy directly from the app – shopping on the go Yangon, May 25th, 2015:, Myanmar’s leading online shopping mall, has launched its iOS mobile app in the country for Apple iPhone and iPad users. The online shopping app is designed to provide a user-friendly […]

Samsung Launches Official Online Store in Myanmar

South Korean electronics giant Samsung has entered into a partnership with to become its official online retailer. With this partnership Samsung will have a dedicated “webstore” on, an online retail website which was launched in 2014 and is backed by Rocket Internet and part of the Asia Pacific Internet Group (APACIG). Stefan Braun, […]