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.
The Irrawaddy spoke with two sector operators about the troubles the Rakhine crisis has caused the country's tourism sector, and how to get out of the rough patch.
Soe and Associates Hotel Group project, which reportedly involves illegal sand mining, linked to First Myanmar Investment former shareholder U Soe Myint
Officials are planning to do more to warn visitors against climbing the pagodas of Bagan after a German tourist was injured in a fall on Tuesday.
More popular Southeast Asian islands will be off limits to visitors this year as officials seek to protect eco-systems crumbling from warming seas and unchecked sprawl.
Tourism Association organizes familiarization trip to Kawthaung; airport upgrades planned
At a meeting in Ngapali last weekend, government officials and business owners debated the beach's fall from grace. Some blame unchecked development by the rich and powerful.
A state minister said the new road will draw tourists, but some fear the environmental damage could do more harm than good.
A three-year project will be implemented for the development of tourism in Chin State with the assistance of the Dutch government.