Myanmar turns attention to Asian travellers as European markets decline

With Asian markets dominating in the face of declining European arrivals, Myanmar tourism players are shifting their focus to intra-regional travellers. The Asian market accounted for 70 per cent of international arrivals to Myanmar in 2017. Growth in the market is led by Vietnamese visitors, with a 75 per cent year-on-year increase at Yangon International […]

Myanmar’s young tourism entrepreneurs

Since almost five decades of rule by a military junta came to an end in Myanmar (also known as Burma) in 2011, a growing number of tourists are choosing to visit the South East Asian nation. From ancient cities, to dazzling Buddhist temples, and unspoilt beaches and countryside, it is easy to see the attraction […]