Travel The Myanmar Times has the latest news from across Myanmar. http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/travel.html Tue, 05 May 2015 11:32:55 +0630 en-gb International air links to rise http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/travel/13702-international-air-links-to-rise.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/travel/13702-international-air-links-to-rise.html Air links between ASEAN member countries are set to increase in number as the region’s Open Skies policy takes off, industry leaders heard yesterday.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Zaw Win Than) Travel Tue, 24 Mar 2015 10:23:54 +0630
Mass tourism forces mobbed museums to overhaul welcome http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/travel/13623-mass-tourism-forces-mobbed-museums-to-overhaul-welcome.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/travel/13623-mass-tourism-forces-mobbed-museums-to-overhaul-welcome.html

Mass tourism spurred by cheap flights and richer emerging economies is forcing the world’s top museums to rethink their welcome, notably by boosting access, embracing apps and improving ancillary services such as eateries and gift shops.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (AFP) Travel Thu, 19 Mar 2015 04:00:00 +0630
Are postcards a thing of the past? http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/travel/13595-are-postcards-a-thing-of-the-past.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/travel/13595-are-postcards-a-thing-of-the-past.html

We no longer wish you. were here. Or rather, these days, an individual I is much less likely to scrawl such a message on a postcard to a particular You.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Mark Jenkins) Travel Wed, 18 Mar 2015 04:00:00 +0630
Green Hill Valley elephant camp An experience you will never forget http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/travel/13568-green-hill-valley-elephant-camp-an-experience-you-will-never-forget.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/travel/13568-green-hill-valley-elephant-camp-an-experience-you-will-never-forget.html

If Green Hill Valley sounds like a perfect name for a retirement community, it is – though in this case, the retirees are elephants.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Ei Ei Thu) Travel Tue, 17 Mar 2015 04:00:00 +0630
Unrest fails to dampen arrivals http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/travel/13426-unrest-fails-to-dampen-arrivals.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/travel/13426-unrest-fails-to-dampen-arrivals.html

Neither fighting in Kokang nor the police crackdowns on student and worker protests is deterring tourists from visiting Myanmar, travel experts told The Myanmar Times yesterday.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Zaw Win Than) Travel Tue, 10 Mar 2015 10:25:51 +0630
AirAsia launches regional pass http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/travel/13264-airasia-launches-regional-pass.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/travel/13264-airasia-launches-regional-pass.html Budget airline AirAsia last week launched two new products that it says will open up more than 100 Southeast Asian destinations to passengers from Myanmar.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Ei Ei Thu) Travel Thu, 26 Feb 2015 15:03:01 +0630
Fun for all the family at Children’s Discovery Museum http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/travel/13155-fun-for-all-the-family-at-children-s-discovery-museum.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/travel/13155-fun-for-all-the-family-at-children-s-discovery-museum.html

With its fun, interactive learning and state-of-the-art presentation, the Children’s Discovery Museum in Chatuchak district, Bangkok, is a great place to take the kids when staying in the city.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Pichaya Svasti) Travel Mon, 16 Feb 2015 05:00:00 +0630
New domestic airline to begin flights in March http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/travel/13032-new-domestic-airline-to-begin-flights-in-march.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/travel/13032-new-domestic-airline-to-begin-flights-in-march.html A new domestic carrier, Apex Airlines, will be among the first in Myanmar to offer dynamic pricing when it starts flying next month, a senior company official says.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Zaw Win Than) Travel Mon, 09 Feb 2015 14:56:01 +0630
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 15:24:26 +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 13:22:59 +0630