The whole country had 1,666 licensed hotels with 66,913 rooms up to June this year, and the number of hotels has increased by over 510 over the past three years, according to figures released by the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism.
Yangon city has the largest number with 399 hotels (20,845 rooms), followed by Mandalay with 215 (8,940 rooms), Taunggyi/Inlay with 148 (4,483 rooms) and Bagan/Nyaung with 85 (2,919 rooms).
Till the end of June, the ministry issued 2,773 tour licences, out of which one is owned by a foreign company and 41 jointly owned by local and foreign companies. Moreover, the ministry has issued 2,569 tour-related transport licences and 4,404 tour guide licences plus 3,579 local tour guide licences.
Out of the 14 states and regions in Myanmar, Yangon Region, Mandalay Region and Shan State attracts most international tourists.