Tourism

Tourist Guides Association to ease shortages of tour guides

Myanmar Tourist Guides Association will render necessary assistance basing off on five points, if there are any tour guides shortages in the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism's ultimate effort to increase the number of i

Mogok allows foreign tourists only visit with car on assigned roads

MANDALAY- Even though foreign tourists are allowed to visit Mogok Township, Mandalay Region, officially, they can only visit with vehicles on the roads assigned by the authorities, according to the sources.
 
Government officially allowed foreign tourists to visit “Ruby Land” Mogok Township since the beginning of August.
 
In the past, foreign tourists were allowed to travel to Mogok Township only with the permission of Ministry of Home Affairs and Ministry of Defence.
 

Irrawaddy dolphin protection area extended

The part of the Ayeyawady River between Htigyaing and Shweku towns has been designated as an extended section of the Irrawaddy dolphin protection area, according to the Fisheries Department.

Hotels and Tourism Ministry takes measures to prevent economic monopoly on Taninthayi islands

Hotel and tourism services on the islands of Taninthayi Region are being provided in line with the instructions of relevant government ministries, while the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism is also taking systematic measures to prevent companies' monopolisation, said Union Minister Ohn Maung.

Shite Htet waterfall attracts foreigners and locals

 

Amata Holding Public Co begins share sales

Amata Holding Public Company Ltd doing business mainly in hotel and tourism industry has started selling shares worth K2 million to public members.

Share sales were held at Sedona Hotel in Yangon on August 26. The company is due to sell shares not only to Myanmar citizens but also to foreigners, said company chairman Win Aung.

Foreign tourists allowed visiting in Ruby Land

MANDALAY- The government officially allowed foreign tourists to visit “Ruby Land” Mogok Township, Mandalay Region since the beginning of August, says MP Saw Thaung Tin from No.2 Constituency in Mogok Township.
 
The foreign tourists were banned from visiting to Mogok Township since the beginning of ex-government to incumbent government time.
 

Dhammayangyi Zedi in Bagan gets criticisms

Bagan- Dhammayangyi Zedi in Bagan in the ancient cultural heritage zone has recently got much criticism over the creation of a small garden in front of the Zedi.

Tourism industry to oppose $1,000 show-money policy

Despite Myanmar’s plans to let tourists from Japan, South Korea, China, Hong Kong and Macao enjoy visa free visits, a planned directive requiring tourists to have US$1,000 in

Tourist arrivals rise in Mandalay’s Khuthodaw Pagoda

MANDALAY- Even though it is the rainy season, nearly 550 foreign tourists per day visit Khuthodaw Pagoda which is also called Mahalawka Marazein Pagoda in Mandalay.