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Myanmar Suspends a Show Money Policy for Certain Visitors

A notice was released August 1, suspending the policy requiring that Japanese, Korean and Chinese tourists are to show $1,000 as a proof of funds. This change in policy came after the Ministry of Hotel, and Tourism faced opposition. Even coming from the tourism sector itself. The order was released on July 20, granting a […]

Ministry to Tap MICE Tourism Through New Website

In an attempt to grow tourism to Naypyitaw, the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism will launch a promotional website, an official from the ministry told Myanmar Business Today. The website, being developed by local IT firm Myanmars.net, will promote the attractions of Myanmar’s new capital, especially promoting the city as a centre for MICE (Meeting, […]

Upgrades needed if Nay Pyi Taw is to develop as a tourism destination

The Ministry of Hotels and Tourism has announced a number of moves designed to promote Nay Pyi Taw as a tourist destination, but industry insiders say there is a ways to go before the capital attracting many holidaymakers. Initiatives are targeted at promoting the capital as a destination for MICE – Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and […]