300,000 travellers visit Bagan Archaeological Museum last year

Over 300,000 local and foreign travellers visited the Bagan Archaeological Museum in NyaungU District, Mandalay Region, in the 2017-2018 fiscal year, said U Nyi Moon, the Deputy Director of the Archaeology and National Museum Department. The Bagan Archaeological Museum is situated south of the Gawdawpalin temple in old Bagan, NyaungU Township. It is open daily […]

30,000 tourists use E-Visa within four months of launch

Within four months of the launch of the E-Visa system, more than 30,000 foreign travellers entered Myanmar, most of them from the US, followed by Britain and Japan. The E-Visa system, which allows tourists to secure temporary visas online, was launched on September 1, 2014, for 41 countries, most of which were in Asia. On […]

Air traffic at Yangon airport up 153% in five years

Air traffic at Yangon International Airport has jumped by 153 per cent in 2013 from 2009, according to Department of Civil Aviation. A number of 20,611 domestic and overseas flights landed at the airport in 2009. The number rose in the past five years, to 25,633 in 2010, 32,944 in 2011, 39,000 in 2012 and […]