The Myanmar Times
Tuesday, 21 October 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

More to be desired in Myeik

Competition can’t come to Myanmar’s skies fast enough, writes Stuart Read, as domestic flights reach exorbitant new highs.

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Tour agency to launch airport shuttle bus

Travellers flying in or out of Yangon International Airport will be able to take a shuttle bus to and from the airport starting in August.

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ANA offers daily flights to Tokyo from September

Japan’s largest airline group, All Nippon Airways, is going to dramatically boost capacity on its Yangon-Tokyo route from the end of September by offering daily flights with more seats, its Yangon office said.

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Seeking bliss in war-torn territory

Swimming along the bottom of the saltwater pool at the Memoria Palace & Resort, I open my eyes and look at the neat blue-and-white tiles spread out before me, trying to square the pristine sight with what I’d heard a few hours earlier about the land beneath the water: It used to be chock-full of mines.

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Thai king’s tomb to become historical park

The tomb of a Thai king who died in Mandalay will be renovated and turned into an historical park.

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Travel industry slams Myanmar tourists over rubbish

Travel companies bitter over littering at Taungthaman Lake, beside the picturesque U Bein Bridge.


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Chinese tourism agents eye Myanmar

Chinese tour companies are looking for ways to attract Chinese tourists to visit Myanmar.

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Bagan zone fee rises to US$15

The Myanmar Hoteliers Association has announced tourist entrance fees in Bagan rose from US$10 to $15 from June 1.

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Yangon airport arrivals up almost 44pc

Foreign arrivals have continued to increase, after a record-breaking 2012.

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Golden Myanmar set to launch Singapore route

Golden Myanmar Airlines is set to expand its international services, with daily flights to Singapore launching this month.

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