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Myanmar’s eco-resorts open up Asia’s new tourism frontier

KAWTHAUNG, Myanmar — A few hours boat ride from the port of Kawthaung, a school of dolphins nudged up to our 30-meter wooden junk. As the captain cut the engine, their silver backs heaved in and out of view; all else was still. Behind us, the Tanintharyi coastline — Myanmar’s skinny southern tail, fringing the […]

Emirates expands eastwards with Bangkok Airways codeshare deal

Dubai airline Emirates has signed a codeshare agreement with Thailand-based Bangkok Airways, significantly expanding its network in Southeast Asia. The new deal will see Emirates add its code to 19 Bangkok Airways routes across Southeast Asian cities. It will also add 14 more cities to the Dubai-owned carrier’s network, allowing it to connect passengers to […]