Number of outbound tour licences reaches 429

Myat Su Naing
Some 429 outbound tour licences have been issued issued by the Directorate of Hotels and Tourism as of late October, according to the department’s director, Myo Win Nyunt.
In 2013, the department laid down rules and regulations for outbound tours after a discussion with Myanmar Tourism Federation and tourism entrepreneurs. 
The Union government last December assigned responsibility for issuing the licenses to the Directorate.
Under Section 23 of the Myanmar Hotels and Tourism Law, companies are unable to provide services without licenses.