Hotel expansion continues in Yangon

More hotels are on the way in Myanmar’s commercial capital, Yangon, despite a sluggish tourism performance over the last two years due to the on-going Rohingya crisis. Developers at the luxury end of the market appear undeterred by the drop in European tourists believing business and luxury travel segments will continue to grow. But tour […]

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts coming to Myanmar in 2018

Prime Residence has appointed Rosewood Hotels & Resorts to manage the Rosewood Yangon, which is scheduled to open in winter 2018. The company established by Kanok Furniture and Decoration of Thailand and Jewellery Luck Group of Myanmar originally planned for Kempinski Hotels to operate the property as the Heritage Hotel Kempinski Yangon., according to a […]

Why new heritage hotels in Yangon, Myanmar, are banking on Asian tourists – not Westerners – to survive

21 Jun 2018 Next month the 74-room Yangon Excelsior – a renovation of the British colonial-era Steel Brothers company headquarters on Bo Sun Pat Street, Yangon – will welcome its first visitors. In December, or thereabouts, the stunning Rosewood Yangon – a makeover of the New Law Courts building on Strand Road, completed in 1931 […]