Chinese tourists were the second highest number of visitors to Myanmar last year.
About 500,000 Chinese tourists visited Myanmar in 2016, a drop from the more than 800,000 who visited in 2015.
Chinese tourists mainly visited Myanmar from Muse, Laukai, Chin Shwe Haw, Lweji, Kanpiketi and Mongla. Most of them used the Muse border gate.
Ohn Maung, Minister for Hotels and Tourism said: “All people in the tourism sector need to keep the momentum up on the development of the tourism industry and share the benefits from the industry with all citizens.
BOKEO (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Under an MoU, 11 provinces across four countries have agreed to cooperate on tourism advertising, cross border facilities and tourism infrastructure development including tourism route connectivity, human resource development, and integration facilitation for international tourists.
MYANMAR’S hope of becoming a travel hub in Asia would be far from a reality if the nation fails to rebrand itself as a destination for international visitors, according to a panel discussion held on Friday.