Travel The Myanmar Times has the latest news from across Myanmar. http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/travel.html Sat, 31 Jan 2015 02:30:43 +0630 en-gb MTF signs marketing deal with US agency http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/travel/12907-mtf-signs-marketing-deal-with-us-agency.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/travel/12907-mtf-signs-marketing-deal-with-us-agency.html The Myanmar Tourism Federation has signed a three-year contract with US-based marketing agency Solimar International to attract more tourists, especially from North America.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Zaw Win Than) Travel Mon, 26 Jan 2015 10:24:26 +0630
Yangon airport arrivals hit record in 2014: govt http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/travel/12827-yangon-airport-arrivals-hit-record-in-2014-govt.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/travel/12827-yangon-airport-arrivals-hit-record-in-2014-govt.html Tourist arrivals through Yangon International Airport hit a record high in 2014, rising more than 20 percent, figures from the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism show.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Zaw Win Than) Travel Mon, 19 Jan 2015 08:22:59 +0630
Tinder sparks latest travel trend http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/travel/12643-tinder-sparks-the-latest-travel-trend.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/travel/12643-tinder-sparks-the-latest-travel-trend.html

Travelling solo and looking for company? There’s an app for that.

 

 

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Charlotte Rose) Travel Mon, 22 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0630
Ecotourism on the cards http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/travel/12200-ecotourism-policy-planned.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/travel/12200-ecotourism-policy-planned.html Ecotourism is set to receive a boost as the government prepares to finalise a plan to link tourism with conservation.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Zaw Win Than) Travel Mon, 10 Nov 2014 06:23:14 +0630
Tigerair shares routes with Golden Myanmar http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/travel/12173-tigerair-shares-routes-with-golden-myanmar.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/travel/12173-tigerair-shares-routes-with-golden-myanmar.html

No-frills Singapore airline Tigerair is linking up with Golden Myanmar in a daily code-share flight from Singapore-Yangon-Singapore.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Ei Ei Thu) Travel Mon, 03 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0630
Good morning, Vietnam http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/travel/11811-explore-caves-and-via-kayak-at-picturesque-ha-long-bay.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/travel/11811-explore-caves-and-via-kayak-at-picturesque-ha-long-bay.html

Ei Ei Thu travels to Vietnam's picturesque Ha Long Bay, known for its beautiful limestone formations.

 

 

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Ei Ei Thu) Travel Mon, 29 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0630
New project to help develop Kayah tourism http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/travel/11542-new-project-to-help-develop-kayah-tourism.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/travel/11542-new-project-to-help-develop-kayah-tourism.html

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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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Fiona MacGregor) Travel Mon, 01 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0630
Endless options in Langkawi http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/travel/11475-islands-at-langkawi-offer-endless-options.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/travel/11475-islands-at-langkawi-offer-endless-options.html

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

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Mon T Han) Travel Mon, 25 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +0630
Kempinski Hotel Nay Pyi Taw aims to open in November http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/travel/11356-kempinski-hotel-nay-pyi-taw-aims-to-open-in-november.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/travel/11356-kempinski-hotel-nay-pyi-taw-aims-to-open-in-november.html

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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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Zaw Win Than) Travel Mon, 18 Aug 2014 09:14:28 +0630
GMA to launch direct flights to Chiang Mai http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/travel/11393-gma-to-launch-direct-flights-to-chiang-mai.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/travel/11393-gma-to-launch-direct-flights-to-chiang-mai.html Direct flights to Chiang Mai from Yangon will begin next month, a local airline has announced. 

 

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Ei Ei Thu) Travel Mon, 18 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +0630