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From boom to bust for Bagan hotels

The humanitarian crisis in northern Rakhine and jailing of two Reuters journalists have hit hospitality businesses in Bagan hard, industry players admitted. But the problem goes beyond these two factors, they said. The government’s lack of law enforcement and absence of infrastructure support have throttled hotels and tourism. On a recent visit, a herd of […]

Novotel returns to Myanmar with Inle Lake opening

ACCOR opened Novotel Inle Lake Myat Min yesterday in southern Shan state, marking the brand’s comeback to the country, which once had a Novotel at Mandalay. Located on the east bank of Inle Lake, the four-star resort features 60 Junior Suites, 60 Lake Villas and two Presidential Villas, each offering separate living areas and bedrooms. […]

MIC clears construction of two five-star hotels in Nyaungshwe

The Myanmar Investment commission has given the go-ahead to the privately-owned Myat Min Company for the construction of two five-star hotels in Nyaungshwe, Taunggyi district of southern Shan State. The permit was granted by the MIC in a meeting held on April 26. The construction site for the hotel encompasses an 11-acre land plot in […]