Mergui is Myanmar’s next emerging destination

THE Mergui Archipelago in Myanmar is poised to open up to the broader tourism landscape within the next two years. According to research by C9 Hotelworks, the archipelago, located in far southern Myanmar and comprising over 800 islands of varying sizes, is seeing a surge in tourism interest, especially from the upscale segment. From 1,158 […]

Myanmar marine tourism gaining luxury reputation

Myanmar’s Mergui archipelago is gaining favour among luxury travelers in the international marketplace, according to a new report from C9 Hotelworks. The region only became accessible to tourists in 1997, at which time the primary tourist target was the diving and sport fishing industry, however, with surging demand from the upscale market segment, 12 approved […]