Request for Proposal – Myanmar In-Market Consultant for Singapore Tourism Board. Closing Date: 20 May 2019

IN-MARKET CONSULTANT FOR THE SINGAPORE TOURISM BOARD (STB)   The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) would like to invite qualified Myanmar-based individuals (and companies) to pitch for the services of an in-market consultant for STB. The consultant will be required to represent some of STB’s key efforts in the Myanmar market, and deliver Services including: Travel […]

The man behind the success of Singapore Festival 2018

In a bid to reach out and enable more Yangonites and visitors to enjoy the festivities, the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) transformed the third edition of the festival from a mall-based format to an outdoor street event this year. Although the festival was organised by STB in collaboration with local non-government group Doh Eain and […]

Explore Lion City’s Food and Arts at 3rd Singapore Festival

The third edition of the Singapore Festival will run from Nov. 30-Dec. 2 on Bogalay Zay Street in downtown Yangon, with many exciting new activities added this year. The three-day event organized by the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) aims to allow Yangonites to experience the riches of Singapore’s culture through food, urban design, art, music […]

VC funding in tech on the rise even as trading on YSX dips

The Myanmar Stock Price Index hit an all-time low at the close of trading last week, closing the second week of the year at 450.14, down by almost 5 percent during the week. Over the period, only shares of Myanmar Thilawa SEZ Holdings (MTSH) were significantly traded. The company released its results for the six […]

SilkAir launches multi-city flights in Myanmar

SilkAir will launch its ‘stopover flights’ connecting Singapore-Yangon-Mandalay and return to the island state with a single ticket starting October 31. “The Myanmar government will give SilkAir permit for the stop-over ride. Businessmen and tourists can enjoy the convenience of flying from Singapore and drop off in Yangon to do their business or sightseeing for […]

Myanmar visitor numbers up, further rise expected

More people from Myanmar are coming to Singapore for their vacations and their numbers are expected to grow as the Republic’s tourism authority boosts efforts to attract them. Visitor arrivals from Myanmar grew by almost 35 per cent from 2010, to 105, 452 last year. Although these numbers are small, compared with visitor arrivals from […]