UNESCO Listing to Ramp Up Tourism Investments

UNESCO’s recent listing of three ancient Pyu-walled cities, in Myanmar’s dry upper Irrawaddy regions, are widely hoped to increase sustainable investment in the regions, with the possibility of future tourism to the World Heritage sites boosted. The cities, Sri Ksetra, Halin and Beikthano, represent a large stretch of area occupied by the bronze-age Pyu people, […]

Myanmar welcomes ancient cities entry on World Heritage list

Myanmar on Monday welcomed the designation of its ancient Pyu kingdom cities as a UNESCO world heritage site, marking its first entry onto the UN cultural agency’s prized list. YANGON: Myanmar on Monday welcomed the designation of its ancient Pyu kingdom cities as a UNESCO world heritage site, marking its first entry onto the UN […]