The Myanmar Times
Sunday, 03 May 2015
The Myanmar Times

International air links to rise

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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Mass tourism forces mobbed museums to overhaul welcome

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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Are postcards a thing of the past?

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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Green Hill Valley elephant camp An experience you will never forget

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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Unrest fails to dampen arrivals

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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AirAsia launches regional pass

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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Fun for all the family at Children’s Discovery Museum

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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New domestic airline to begin flights in March

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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MTF signs marketing deal with US agency

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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Yangon airport arrivals hit record in 2014: govt

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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