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Company introduces game especially for tourists

Myanmar’s ZE3 Co has introduced its new TREK game, aimed at tourists to the Golden Land. The product launch was held on February 9. The game uses a series of cards, to help visitors learn more and explore the sites of the country. Beautifully designed and presented in a box set, the cards also make […]

Myanmar temporarily stops issuing visa on arrival to tourists from China

Yangon–As a measure to contain the deadly coronavirus which originated in Wuhan of China, Myanmar has suspended the issuance of visa on arrival to tourists from China, according to the statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on 1 February. On 30 January, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the coronavirus a public health emergency […]

Myanmar adds nations to VoA list

YANGON, 13 January 2020: Myanmar has eased visa regulations to draw more tourists to the country this year according to Union Minister for Hotels and Tourism U Ohn Maung. In a statement at the weekend, distributed by the Myanmar Touriism Federation, he noted that effective 1 January the government had introduced visa-on-arrival (VoA) for an […]

Myanmar gives more tourists visa-on-arrival access in move to open up

Tourists from Australia, Germany, Italy, Spain, Switzerland and Russia have been given visa-on-arrival access for US$50 each at Yangon, Mandalay and Nay Pyi Taw international airports. Starting from October 1, passport holders from the six countries will no longer require pre-arranged approval, the authorities said. “We hope the new regulations to ease access to Myanmar […]

Centara Hotels celebrates Myanmar entry

Centara Hotels and Resorts is set to expand into Myanmar through a hotel management agreement with KMA Group, a subsidiary of Kaung Myanmar Aung Group of Companies, to operate Centara KMA Resort Inle Lake. The 95-room hotel is located on the shores of Inle Lake, one of the key landmarks of central Myanmar. It is […]

SmartComm World expands to Myanmar and North America

Singapore 18 August 2019 – SmartComm World (SCW) today announced that they have opened two new offices. SmartComm World (Americas) LLC – Americas HQ has been incorporated in Delaware, USA. Having a large domestic population that communicates in Spanish, English and Chinese, facing increasing labor cost and having large numbers of tourists visiting its shores, […]

Govt calls for sustainable tourism investments in Tanintharyi

Amid a rise in the number of Chinese tourists and so called zero-dollar tours to Myanmar in the recent months, the government is now calling for sustainable and quality investments for Tanintharyi Region’s tourism industry. U Thaung Tun, chair of the Myanmar Investment Commission and Minister of Investment and Foreign Economic Relations and U Ohn […]

Myanmar’s Yangon International Airport attracts over 1.14 mln tourists in 2018

Myanmar’s Yangon International Airport attracted over 1.14 million tourists in the whole 2018. According to the report on the Yangon Region Government’s third year tenure on Wednesday, the authorities permitted 11 hotels to operate in Yangon region and granted 299 travel agencies, issuing 145 tour guide licenses and 162 transport licenses last year. Myanmar received […]

Myanmar Sees 30 Percent Increase in Tourism During First Four Months of 2019

The number of tourists coming into Myanmar during the first four months of this year has risen by 30 percent over the same period last year. This information was shared by U Ohn Maung, Union Minister of the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism, at a press conference held to explain what the government has accomplished […]

Myanmar sees constant flow of tourists through Tachilek border gate

Between 15-21 March, Myanmar welcomed 22,872 tourists, who entered the country through the Tachilek border gate for overnight and day trips, according to the Tachilek branch of the Directorate of Hotels and Tourism. A total of 20,588 tourists from Thailand and 300 tourists from other countries entered Tachilek for a day trip. A total of […]