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Foreign tourists seek interpreters over licensed tour guides

INTERNATIONAL tourists are opting for interpreters to show them around Myanmar instead of hiring tour guides, said U Tun Myat, executive member of Myanmar Tourist Guides Association, adding that they are conducting necessary evaluations. He made the remark in a reply to the media after the 2019 Myanmar Chinese Tourist Guides meeting and Myanmar Travel […]

Vietjet to commence Hanoi – Yangon route

Kuala Lumpur – Vietjet recently launched its newest international route connecting Hanoi (Vietnam) with Yangon (Myanmar). The ceremony was witnessed by Mr. Pham Binh Minh– Politburo Member, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Vietnam and high-ranking dignitaries from Vietnam and Myanmar. The launch of the new route is timed perfectly to complement […]

Yangon airport handles 1 million visitors

YANGON, 14 January 2015: Ministry of Immigration and Population says over 1 million international tourists entered Myanmar through Yangon International Airport last year. The Eleven Myanmar news channel reported the airport processed 1,027,770 foreign visitors in 2014, of which 165,660 were Thai. These figures exceed the number of visitors who used the airport in 2013. […]