Asean’s last frontier outbound market to bloom?

WE have it on good authority that Myanmar’s Ministry of Hotels and Tourism is stepping up its enforcement of the outbound travel sector by making it compulsory for travel companies in the country to apply for licences to offer overseas trips for Myanmar nationals. In general, tour companies have been offering air tickets, hotels and […]

India, Myanmar look to boost ties with tourism

Mandalay: With Myanmar opening up in the last few years, international focus is back on The Golden Land. As its neighbour, India, too, is fast catching up with the changing political landscape in the neighbouring country and tourism is a sector both countries want to explore to boost bilateral ties. In 2014, 3.08 million tourists […]

Myanmar-Nepal flight would facilitate Buddhist pilgrims

Yangon – The planned launch of direct flight between Myanmar and Nepal might become a new option to facilitate the Myanmar-India-Nepal pilgrimage route for Buddhist followers. Presently, Buddhist pilgrims have to only rely on Myanmar-India flight in order to visit the holy sites in India and Nepal. The additional air service is expected to boost […]