Myanmar seeks avoidance of tourism pitfalls in sustainable development

As Myanmar’s Ministry of Hotels and Tourism gears up to launch a campaign to promote its southern “virgin” archipelago, union minister Ohn Maung said responsible and sustainable tourism practices are essential to preserve the country’s beauty and culture. Hoping to learn from other ASEAN member countries, he will visit Thailand’s largest tourist island Phuket on […]

A new luxury boat commence into service in Yangon River

Consult-Myanmar welcome you to the 27th SEA Games Myanmar, 11-22 Dec 2013 YANGON—The new luxury boat Royal Green River is set to take her maiden voyage this month. This boat will leave every Saturday and Sunday from the Botataung jetty for a two-hour sightseeing cruise along the Yangon River. “We will start our weekend service […]

Tourist arrivals on the upswing at Pho Kyar Elephant Camp

Consult-Myanmar welcome you to the 27th SEA Games Myanmar, 11-22 Dec 2013 The number of tourists visiting Pho Kyar Elephant Camp during the peak season between October and February is expected to increase by as much as 50 percent, camp officials say. Pho Kyar Elephant Camp is located in Yedashe Township, Bago Region. It is […]