Former Sedona Hotel Mandalay to be renamed Hilton Mandalay

The Eden Group has bought the Mandalay Sedona Hotel owned by Keppel Land based in Singapore and it will be reopened as the Hilton Mandalay. Eden, one of the Myanmar’s largest conglomerates, bought the hotel for US$41 million and will entrust Hilton to manage it. The buying process started in October 2016 between the two companies. It got […]

Kawthaung Airport to be Upgraded to Int’l Standard

Tanintharyi regional government plans to upgrade Kawthaung Airport to an international standard facility to attract more foreign flights to southern Myanmar. “We submitted a proposal for Kawthaung airport’s expansion to the union government earlier this year and are still awaiting a decision. If approved, the project will go on (under) the union government’s budget or […]

Kawthaung Airport Upgrade to Bring International Tourists

​​ Kawthaung airport in southern Myanmar will be upgraded to accommodate international flights to boost tourism in the Myeik archipelago. Union Tourism Minister U Ohn Maung told The Myanmar Times last week that the Tanintharyi regional government and the Ministry of Hotel and Tourism have held discussions with the Ministry of Finance on extending the […]