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Mogok attracts more tourists in six months since opening to foreigners

Over 900 foreign tourists have visited Mogok, famed as Myanmar’s ruby centre, since the government opened it to foreign visitors in September, according to Mandalay Region’s Directorate of Hotels and Tourism. The agency said the figures include the number of visitors through March. Mogok is famous among local travellers for its diverse ethnic groups and […]

Myanmar to build more hotels in southern archipelago to boost tourism

Nine local and foreign companies have been granted by the Myanmar Investment Commission to build more hotels in the Myeik archipelago in southern Tanintharyi region. According to local directorate of hotels and tourist Sunday, the new hotels will be built on 12 islands of the archipelago. There are more than 800 islands in the region, […]