Myanmar’s tourism authorities hope industry will remain bright

NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar – Myanmar’s tourism authorities are proceeding with their development plans in anticipation that the industry will remain bright before and after the general election expected in November. Hlaing Oo, deputy director general of the Hotels and Tourism Ministry, says that Asean economic integration is one factor that will boost the number of business […]

Myanmar will host 8 million visitors by 2020

YANGON, 10 April 2015: Myanmar’s Ministry of Hotels and Tourism says the country’s tourism master plan is now underway following the recommendations of the Asia Development Bank and the Norwegian government that funded and wrote the plan. Eleven Myanmar media quoted tourism minister, Htay Aung, as saying the master plan includes 38 projects, requiring an […]

Singapore the top investor in Myanmar hotels and tourism sector

Singapore has become the top investor in Myanmar’s hotels and tourism sector, with a total investment of more than US$ 880 million (Ks 847.44 billion), according to the Myanmar Infrastructure Summit held on Tuesday (March 18). “Nay Pyi Taw, Mandalay, Bagan and Inlay regions have seen a massive influx of tourists after Yangon,” said Hlaing […]

Asian business leaders keen to merge Myanmar human resources with Japanese technologies

YANGON—Asian business leaders are keen to see Myanmar merge its human resources with Japanese technologies, the chairperson of the Asia Business Leaders Association (ABLA) told an investment seminar held on Saturday. The seminar, organized by the Myanmar-Japan Friendship Association, was aimed at encouraging Japanese businesses to invest in Myanmar. It was also a chance for […]

Tourist arrivals increase by 83 percent in three years

Tourist arrivals in Myanmar increased by 83 percent between October 2010 and October this year, according to Ministry of Hotel and Tourism statistics. According to the announcement, there were about 800,000 tourist arrivals in 2010 and more than 1.5 million tourists in 2013. The tourists arrived via Yangon, Mandalay, Bagan, Nay Pyi Taw and border […]

Government expects more hotel rooms for SEA Games

Consult-Myanmar welcome you to the 27th SEA Games Myanmar, 11-22 Dec 2013 The Ministry of Hotels and Tourism is expecting about 300 hotel rooms to be available before the Southeast Asian Games begin on December 11. The Shangri-La Residence and Rose Garden will have more rooms available as backup for upcoming SEA Games events in […]