MoHT hopeful tourism law will ease industry headaches

PLANS are being made to allow the Myanmar Hotel and Tourism Law to be enacted before the current year is out, according to the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism. “There should be laws [in place] for any place or job; sectors are weak without them. Since this law is for development of the tourism sector, […]

Tourism Pro: ‘What We Need Is Stability’

Burma expected to receive at least five million tourists in 2015, but so far there have only been about two million arrivals. This week the Irrawaddy spoke with Aung Myat Kyaw, chairman of the Union of Myanmar Travel Association, about tourism prospects for this year. Estimates have placed tourist figures for this year around five […]