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.
Hotels in Phuket aim to reduce the use of plastic, tackling the garbage that washes up on the shores, and educating staff, local communities and tourists alike.
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi backs rail and waterway development, eco- and adventure tours, and promotion of quality hostels run by small operators.
Travelers from Japan, South Korea and China will not have to show proof of funds when applying for a tourist visa-on-arrival as initially outlined by the Tourism Ministry.
Government looks to offset drop in Western, Mid-East tourist numbers due to Rakhine crisis
The awards aim to raise awareness of the tourism industry’s potential to generate meaningful social, economic, and environmental benefits.
Chiang Rai tourism officials expect surge of interest after missing soccer team saga.
Singapore said it spent $15 million on the summit, angering some citizens. But marketing experts say the coverage the event generated could be worth more than 10 times that.
With foreign arrivals down due to the situation in Rakhine State, the govt calls for cooperation from the private sector in promoting Myanmar tourism.
German ex-partner accuses Daw Kalayar Moe of breach of trust after business relationship collapsed
Beat the heat and the crowds — and grab a cut-rate hotel room — during the ‘green season’
Regional minister vows greater transparency in accounting at Yangon’s major temples
Orders ministry to study probe by money-laundering agency; German partners seek to reclaim stake from local ex-partner, who denies link with senior NLD figure
Hotels cater to locals who want to get away for a luxury vacation without the added stress of travel, planning and preparation.