The Myanmar Times
Sunday, 21 December 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Ecotourism on the cards

Ecotourism is set to receive a boost as the government prepares to finalise a plan to link tourism with conservation.

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Tigerair shares routes with Golden Myanmar

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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Good morning, Vietnam

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

 

 

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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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