Greater range of visitors a boon for Myanmar trade

WHILE Myanmar has already attracted notable tourist traffic, official figures now show that the country is experiencing a sustained and exponential surge in footfall. Compared to 2012, arrival numbers have tripled to three million in 2014, and is expected to soar further to at least four and a half million tourists this year, according to […]

Stays at Yangon’s first Sheraton Hotel are two years away

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, the corporation behind the Sheraton brand, has announced its first Myanmar outpost will open in 2017. The Sheraton Yangon Hotel will be the country’s first of its kind, as US sanctions had previously deterred Starwood from doing business in Myanmar. The hotel’s construction – including the price of land – […]

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Slated to Enter Myanmar with the Signing of Sheraton Yangon Hotel

SStarwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) today announced its market debut in the Republic of the Union of Myanmar with the signing of Sheraton Yangon Hotel, a new build property in the dynamic capital city. Owned by Family Business Group Hotel Limited, the milestone signing builds upon the Sheraton first mover advantage in the […]