Best Western set to open first hotel in Mandalay

Best Western International has embarked on the next stage of its expansion in Myanmar, with the signing of its first HOTEL IN Mandalay. Mandalay is Myanmar’s second largest city and economic hub in the northern region of the country. The Mandalay opening will continue Best Western’s recent expansion in Myanmar, which commenced in 2013 with […]

Price gouging due to hotel room shortage

Myanmar needs hotel rooms and it needs them fast. One hears complaints of excessive price gouging and of guests being bumped when others were willing to pay more but – however crudely accomplished – supply and demand dynamics are clearly in play. For now, there are only 787 hotels (23 are either four or five […]