Myanmar, Thailand push ‘one destination’

Bagan: Thailand and Myanmar have vowed to stimulate tourism and raise the number of visitors between the neighbouring nations to 1.5 million by 2020 as part of the “two countries, one destination” cooperative scheme. The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) signed a memorandum of understanding last Friday with the Myanmar Tourism Federation to promote tourism […]

Myanmar ripe for investments in services sector as economy grows

MYANMAR IS in need of more investments, especially in the service sector, as the economy is showing strong growth, Aung Kyan San, managing director of Crown Education, a business and consultancy firm based in Yangon, said last Friday. “Foreign investors still have a lot of opportunity in Myanmar thanks to the growing economy, and this […]

Thai travel agents eye Myanmar

BANGKOK, 6 May 2014: Association of Thai Travel Agents says the opening of ASEAN Economic Community in 2015 will encourage Myanmar citizens to travel more. ATTA president, Sisdivachr Cheewarattanaporn, said Myanmar is an interesting market for Thailand as it is close by and citizens travel for various reasons including business, health, study and leisure. “Thailand […]