Entrepreneur taps into the travel market

Ko Mo Lwin, 26, is managing director of Peak Point Travel and Tour Company and Peak Point Business and Website Solution. “After I got my master’s degree from Australia, I couldn’t find a travel company to suit me. So I started my own, with my own structure and plan. “Now that tourism is developing in […]

Myanmar will host 8 million visitors by 2020

YANGON, 10 April 2015: Myanmar’s Ministry of Hotels and Tourism says the country’s tourism master plan is now underway following the recommendations of the Asia Development Bank and the Norwegian government that funded and wrote the plan. Eleven Myanmar media quoted tourism minister, Htay Aung, as saying the master plan includes 38 projects, requiring an […]

Tourism destinations already under strain, survey finds

Making sure tourism does more good than harm – that is the aim of research conducted by the Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business, whose results were released on February 20 at the MAC Tower in Yangon. Some of Myanmar’s flagship sites such as Bagan, Inle and Kyaikhtiyo are already under environmental and social pressure from […]