Myanmar introduces new visa regulations

MYANMAR’s Ministry of Immigration and Population announced yesterday new visa regulations effective immediately. Under the new system, there are 12 types of entry visas: Diplomatic; official; tourist; social; journalist; crew; workshop; business; employment; religious; educational; and transit. The diplomatic visa is free and the duration offered is based on the length of duty required. The […]

Myanmar Tourism Federation sets up rep office in Tokyo

THE Myanmar Tourism Federation (MTF) last week opened its second overseas representative office in Tokyo, following the launch of the first one in the US earlier this year. “MTF now has a mutual agreement with the Japanese Public Diplomacy Association (PDA) with an aim to encourage the growth of Japanese travellers to Myanmar,” said Sai […]

Myanmar taps high-value tourism

BANGKOK, 8 June 2015: Myanmar’s priority is to tap high value tourism according to a Myanmar Tourism Marketing report during a briefing at the Thailand Travel Mart Plus 2015 late last week. The organisation’s marketing manager, Tin New Wynt, said tourism was earlier identified as one of the top five priority sectors in Myanmar to […]