Tourists to top 3 million by end of 2014

Tourist arrivals in Myanmar are certain to exceed the expected number of over 3 million with over 100,000 more arrivals in the first week of December alone, according to a press release by the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism on December 17. A total of 2.7 million tourists visited the country from January to the […]

Dispatch: Sanctuary Ananda Lifts the Standards on the Irrawaddy

<a href=”” target=”_blank”><img src=””></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 […]