Tourism and travel sector to continue upward trend

Myanmar’s travel and tourism sector is set to grow 9.5 percent in 2014 to reach K933 billion (US$971 million) as the number of international visitors to the country, especially from Asia, is expected to continue climbing, says a report published on March 19 by the London-based World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) research group. According […]

Tourism Industry Eyes $1.2b in FY2014-15

Income from travel and tourism sector in Myanmar is to hit $1.2 billion as the formerly-reclusive state expects tourist arrivals to swell to three million in 2014-15 fiscal year, travel and tourism industry insiders say. “In 2013, tourist arrival figure was about two million with $900 million in tourism receipts. As we expect 3 million […]