Asean’s last frontier outbound market to bloom?

WE have it on good authority that Myanmar’s Ministry of Hotels and Tourism is stepping up its enforcement of the outbound travel sector by making it compulsory for travel companies in the country to apply for licences to offer overseas trips for Myanmar nationals. In general, tour companies have been offering air tickets, hotels and […]

Three-year project to promote tourism in Myanmar’s Kayah state

MYANMAR has kicked off a new US$1.9 million joint development programme to nurture the tourism potential of the eastern state of Kayah, funded by the Netherlands government. Launched late last month, the project is co-designed by the Netherlands Centre for the Promotion of Imports from developing countries and Geneva-based International Trade Centre (ITC), and will […]