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Myanmar aims to attract more travelers from Japan

The ministry will be setting up booths which will showcase the pristine beaches and islands of the Myeik archipelago. Regional tourism ministers of Tanintharyi Region, Kayah, Rakhine and Kayin states would also be attending the expo to promote tourism development in their areas, the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism said. Among those that will be […]

Chaungtha Beach authorities ban vendors

Authorities will not allow vendors to sell any goods along the walkway by the Chaungtha Beach beginning from November 1, according to officials. The beach’s rule enforcement committee will disseminate pamphlets about the new rules for vendors starting October 26. The information about the new rules and regulations will also be spread through posters and […]

Kyaiktiyo hotel zone to receive electricity, road renovation

The Myanmar government will install electrical supply infrastructure and renovate the roads in the hotel zone near the Kyaiktiyo Pagoda starting in 2016, according to the Myanmar Hotels Association. The Myanmar Investment Commission (MIC) designated 100 acres for the hotel zone. “Currently, a land plot measuring 100 acres wide has been designated for the hotel […]

Plans laid for 20-year Ngwesaung development project

Plans for a 20-year Ngwesaung development project have been drawn and will be implemented in four five-year phases, in order of importance, according to Ministry of Hotels and Tourism. The socioeconomic development plan is designed to urbanise the beach village, introducing infrastructural development such as electricity, telecommunications and even a small airport, as well as […]