More mixed-use projects springing up in Yangon

Over the last few years, more and more building projects featuring a combination of residential units, hotels, shopping centres and office spaces have been coming up around the city. The projects, called mixed-use developments, will add to the vibrancy of the city although there are those who fear they will compound the traffic situation. The […]

Accor flies Mercure flag in Yangon

YANGON, 26 April 2018: After an extensive renovation, AccorHotels officially raised the first Mercure flag over a property in Myanmar’s commercial capital last week. Unofficially, the former Micas Hotel Apartments was rebranded Mercure Yangon Kaba Aye in the third quarter of 2017 and remained open for business, during a renovation that ended in March. Last […]

Singapore’s Pan Pacific opens new hotel in Yangon, remains confident of long term ROI

Wee Wei Ling, executive director of Pan Pacific Hotel Group, isn’t at all worried about the glut in hotel rooms in Yangon. “There is definitely an oversupply. In fact, tourism has been declining recently. But we are long-term investors in Myanmar. We see the potential of this country and we would like to grow with […]

Meliá Yangon Hotel Opens in Myanmar

YANGON, MYANMAR — Meliá Hotels International has opened the Meliá Yangon, the first hotel operated by the brand in the country and a strategic project for its expansion strategy in the Asia Pacific region. Yangon is the country’s largest city and remains the biggest commercial center and main transit hub of the country, as well […]

Melia enters Myanmar with maiden Yangon hotel

MELIÁ Hotels International has signed an agreement with Vietnam’s Hoang Anh Gia Lai (HAGL) Group on April 30 to manage the five-star Meliá Yangon. Owned by HAGL, the 429-room hotel will be part of the mixed-use Hoang Anh Gia Lai Myanmar Centre and is one of HAGL’s largest real estate projects, with a total investment […]