Yangon Region issues licences to over 340 hotels, over 100 guesthouses

The Hotels and Tourism Ministry and the regional tourism committee have granted licenses to a total of 346 hotels with 21,142 rooms, and 101 guesthouses with 2,014 rooms. “Yangon, the commercial hub of the country, is attracting tourists due to its cultural significance and heritage. To ensure sufficient rooms, the ministry has been issuing licences […]

After year’s delay, ministry has yet to issue liquor licenses to 1400 businesses

After almost a year, more than a thousand hotels and guest houses are still waiting for the Ministry of Home Affairs to give them official liquor licenses. “But they [the ministry] has still not responded about the liquor license issue,” U Myo Win Nyunt, director of the Hotel and Tourism Ministry, told The Myanmar Times […]

Hotel must report on list of foreign guests to authorities

Hotels and guest houses must compile a list of foreign guests to send to the authorities of township administration, the Ministry of Immigration and Population, according to deputy township officer U Win Myint of the Mandalay region Immigration department. Action will be taken against the hotel managers if they do not report on the foreigner […]