Dispatch: Sanctuary Ananda Lifts the Standards on the Irrawaddy

<a href=”https://youtu.be/pCvYiQYDHcE” target=”_blank”><img src=”http://consult-myanmar.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/doingBusiness-thumbnail.jpg”></img></a> The Irrawaddy River winds across the dusty Central Plains of Myanmar passing thousands of golden stupas and pagodas: the residue of lost kingdoms and British colonial schemes. Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar, destinations that are traditionally more familiar with backpackers have in recent years grown increasingly popular with luxury travelers. Though Myanmar […]

Tourism Industry Eyes $1.2b in FY2014-15

Income from travel and tourism sector in Myanmar is to hit $1.2 billion as the formerly-reclusive state expects tourist arrivals to swell to three million in 2014-15 fiscal year, travel and tourism industry insiders say. “In 2013, tourist arrival figure was about two million with $900 million in tourism receipts. As we expect 3 million […]

New floating hotel to be opened next month

YANGON—Construction of the “Vintage Luxury” floating hotel in Botahtaung Township is nearly complete and the hotel will open in January, sources say. “Decoration of the outer parts of the hotel is finished. We are now decorating the inner parts (of the hotel). We expect to open it in late January,” said a spokesperson of Hla […]