Golden Rock to Get Hotel Zone

Due to a shortage of accommodation at the Golden Rock (Kyaikhtiyo) in Mon state, a hotel zone will be set up to accommodate tourists. The most popular tourist destinations in Myanmar are Yangon, Mandalay, Bagan and Inle lake. While Golden Rock has grown in popularity lodging still remains difficult. “There are so many tourists coming […]

Tada-U developers start on hotel zone

Construction is now under way at a large project near Mandalay aiming to first service the city’s growing tourism industry. Developers Myanmar Tourism Development Co were given the green light to start the project in Tada-U township, Mandalay Region in 2012, though construction had not begun because of the time it took to purchase land. […]

Rakhine groups call for halt to 10 resource projects lacking public consent

Rakhine political parties and civic groups have called for an end to 10 natural resource-based projects in Rakhine State they say the Myanmar government granted without securing Rakhine people’s consent. A total of 55 representatives from Rakhine political parties, civic organisations in 17 Rakhine townships, and local women’s associations attended a workshop last week in […]

New hotel zone tender on Inle Lake

622-acre area of land near Ingyin village on the eastern side of Inle Lake has been designated by the Shan State Government as a hotel zone. Interested parties can now purchase tender forms for 5,000 kyats from the Taungyi Division General Administration Department. Forms will be accepted until 17 March 2013, 16:00. Further information can […]

Mandalay’s new hotel zone get 100 hotels

The government has allocated land for foreign investors to build 100 hotels and for local investors to build 192 hotels at the new Tada-U Hotel Zone near Mandalay, officials at the Myanmar Tourism Federation said. Foreign-invested hotels will be built on 236.5 hectares and hotels built by domestic investors will go on 410ha, the officials […]