Shan allows collection of entrance fees at Inle

The Shan State government has allowed local community organisations to collect entrance fees at Inle Lake so they can have funds to conduct conservation work on their own part of the lake. Speaking on Saturday, U Khin Maung Latt, general secretary of Save Inle Lake, said 16 civil society organisations and another six private associations […]

Japanese sake brewers seek direct deals in Myanmar

A group of Japanese sake manufacturers recently promoted their country’s famous rice wine in Myanmar, introducing different flavours of the alcoholic beverage. About 10 manufacturers exhibited a total of 26 sake brands during the two-day sake promotion event in late February at Chatrium Hotel in Myanmar’s commercial city Yangon. The direct marketing campaign was organised […]

Liquor drought before wine plan

The foreign liquor drought has continued for weeks since a late February move by some retailers to pull booze off the shelves, after promises of legalised imports did not materialise. Officials from the Myanmar Retailers Association head office in Yangon said they remain hopeful the government will pursue an explicit policy on alcohol imports that […]

Bagan to add night mall

BAGAN, 5 March 2015: Myanmar Restaurant Association says a night mall will be opened in Bagan to provide better shopping and products for visitors. Eleven Myanmar reported the story initially and quoted the association’s chairman, Tint Swe, as saying that the night mall would offer traditional handicrafts, regional products and clothes as well as traditional […]

Bomb fallout hits tourism sector

Hotel and tourism-reliant businesses have begun to feel the fallout from the bombings in Yangon and across the country last week, including one at Traders Hotel, while others in the private sector are concerned about lasting damage to tourism as the country approaches the high season. With a dozen bombs found or exploded last week, […]

Restaurant association wins SEA Games food tender

Consult-Myanmar welcomes you to the 27th SEA Games Myanmar, 11-22 Dec 2013 Athletes competing in the 27th Southeast Asia Games in Nay Pyi Taw will be served the finest food Myanmar has to offer. U Khin Aung Htun, vice chairman of the Myanmar Restaurant Association, made the pledge at a press conference called to announce […]