Travel The Myanmar Times has the latest news from across Myanmar. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 06:00:59 +0630 en-gb New project to help develop Kayah tourism

A US$1.9 million project to boost tourism in Kayah, Myanmar’s smallest state, was launched in Yangon last week.



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Endless options in Langkawi

When considering various Southeast Asia beach getaways, you could do worse than to pick the less frequented Langkawi.

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Kempinski Hotel Nay Pyi Taw aims to open in November

Swiss Luxury Hotel Group Kempinski’s first Myanmar property will be open for business in early November in Nay Pyi Taw.

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GMA to launch direct flights to Chiang Mai Direct flights to Chiang Mai from Yangon will begin next month, a local airline has announced. 


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Closed for renovations

Myanmar Andaman Resort, which is undergoing major renovations, will reopen in October 2015.


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In Bagan, a fine dining tradition

As the ancient proverb says, if you’re a Myanmar you must have been to Bagan. The same seems to be true for many foreign tourists. Attracted by the city’s history, architecture and culture, they are arriving in ever-increasing numbers.

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Rainbow retreats: LGBT-friendly destinations in Myanmar While in many ways a conservative society, Myanmar on the whole is tolerant and a pleasant, safe place to travel. Kings N Queens activist Ko Tin Ko Ko provides some of his favourite destinations.

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Unnatural nature offers surprising beauty at Tasik Kenyir

Nyein Ei Ei Htwe travels to the lush rainforests of Kuala Terengganu, southern Malaysia, an hour out of Putrajaya.


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Misty peaks and scenic treks in Hpa-an

Just six hours from Yangon lie some of the country’s best tourist attractions, writes Ei Ei Thu.



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Off the Beaten Track The new Off the Beaten Track cafe offers food and drink -- as well as travel resources and conversation.


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