Short trips near Yangon gains popularity

Tourism companies are now offering more one-day trips near Yangon, in line with their increasing popularity. “These trips are trending in Yangon. In the past, biking and hiking trips were only sold in rural areas. Now there are more (packages for short trips) and all the places are booked,” said IJM Travel &Your’s founder Daw […]

Myanmar earns $69.2 mln from e-Visa in 4 years

Myanmar has received US$69.2 million as revenue from e-Visa and over 1.75 million of tourists and business travellers applied for e-Visa, according to the report issued by the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism. Myanmar is granting ordinary passport holders from 100 countries and China (Taipei) e-Visas for tourist purposes and from 54 countries and China […]

Car brokers decry decision to close the Thiri Mingalar car sales centre

The Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC) on Thursday announced the closure of the Thiri Mingalar car sales centre in Ahlone township as it is a dangerous building, but the car brokers are criticizing the decision. It is difficult to relocate on short notice, there are many cars in the centre and they are facing parking […]