Tourism industry stands to show unabated growth in 2015

Myanmar attracts the bulk of its international visitors with popular destinations like Yangon, Shwedagon Pagoda, Bagan, Inle Lake, Kyaikhto, Mandalay and Ngapali Beach. Add to these the emerging tourism sites, including Putao, the Myeik Archipelago, Nagaland, Nat Ma Taung and Loikaw, and it becomes clear that Myanmar boasts a wide range of attractions. These could […]

Philippines-Myanmar air service agreement attracts LCC interest

THE inking of an air service agreement between the Philippines and Myanmar is likely to pave the way for LCC flights on the Manila-Yangon route, which travel consultants are keen to capitalise on for niche holidays. Following the May 20 signing, Philippine-based LCCs Cebu Pacific Airways, Tigerair and Philippines AirAsia have applied to the Civil […]

Myawady Industrial Zone attracts regional interest

Japan, Thailand, Korea and China have all voiced interest to invest in the Myawady Industrial Zone which is currently under construction near the border with Thailand. The Myawady Industrial Zone Project was started in April 2013 and is running ahead of schedule with 60 percent of the project already completed. It is expected to be […]