Facilities are still sparse, but locals are eager to build a tourism industry based on stunning scenery and encounters with ethnic communities.
Managing director of Myeik-based tour operator is making fiberglass speedboats to cater to growing number of visitors to Mergui Archipelago
This is the second edition of the awards which aim to raise awareness of the industry’s potential to generate meaningful social, economic, and environmental benefits for Myanmar.
A competition has been launched to choose the best mascot design, which will be displayed at government events and exhibitions and in popular locations around Yangon.
Woman, 45, disappeared a week ago while floating on an inner tube in Hsipaw Township, northern Shan State
They aim to end the practice of tourist sites selling foreign-made fashion
Those in the tourism industry say the Dutch government’s travel warning for Mrauk-U should also be lifted as it is peaceful and located 100 miles from conflict-torn Maungdaw.
Local stakeholders say tourists are unlikely to travel to the new market in the town of Thandwe, 8 kilometers away, in the evening.
Livelihoods come under threat as customary land rights have been denied and a developer claims ownership of much of Pulau Pari Island.
The Irrawaddy discusses the causes behind the country's slumping travel sector and what the government and industry should do to turn its fortunes around.
Representatives of the tourism ministry and the Japanese and South Korean ambassadors met arrivals at Yangon International Airport on Monday, the first day of the new free-visa sch
After a boat accident in July this year, Chinese visitor arrivals are down by 11.77 percent, the first drop since the start of 2017.
As the rains ease off, it’s time to leave the city commotion behind and embrace the great outdoors for an experiential cycle adventure in the glorious green countryside.
Tour operators develop new travel destinations as Rakhine fallout dampens U.S., European arrivals
Late last year, China effectively banned tour groups to Palau, branding it an illegal destination due to its lack of diplomatic status.