New Inbound Flights Raise Prospects for Myanmar Tourism

Tourism players are hopeful that a string of new flights will boost inbound tourism to Myanmar. In recent months, a number of airlines have started operating new routes connecting China with Myanmar, with other international airlines announcing imminent flights. Chinese destinations include new routes to Hangzhou, Shanghai and Wuhan. Last month, Indian LCC IndiGo Airlines […]

Yangon lacking resilience to face future disasters

Nothing is normal these days when it comes to Myanmar’s weather. In Yangon, residents talk about a time when they used to wear sweaters or scarves in the colder months, when the early morning was crisp and people would exercise to stay warm. Not anymore. Yet, this rise in temperature is just a small indicator […]

Myanmar to Promote Outbound Tourism

​​ Hla Aye, vice chairman of the UMTA and managing director of Shan Yoma Travel & Tours Co, said on Tuesday that about 3 million Myanmar citizens went abroad for leisure and business on a yearly basis, while domestic tourism was enjoyed by more than 6 million people. “Myanmar people like travelling. If they have […]