Tourist arrival up in Mandalay

From the beginning of 2016, tourist arrivals have been on the rise in Mandalay, according to the Department of Hotels and Tourism Development of Mandalay Region. Tourist arrivals have increased from October 2015 to March 2016.  Most tourists are American, French, German, Dutch, Japanese, Thai and Chinese.  The department expects 5 million tourists to come […]

Myanmar’s road to growth: Will rich and poor share the prosperity of the country’s new dawn?

Myanmar sits between the two giant siblings of Asia – India and China – but its economy is a long way behind. Half a century of military rule and economic stagnation has left millions of people in Myanmar stranded in poverty. Take a walk around Yangon’s historic district and you realise it all could have […]