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

MAI to launch Bangkok flights from Mandalay

National carrier Myanmar Airways International will launch daily flights between Mandalay and Bangkok from the end of March and plans to add further services out of Mandalay, a spokesperson said last week.

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President to discuss Inle in Norway

President U Thein Sein is expected to travel to Norway in late February, with cooperation on Inle Lake conservation one of the major topics to be discussed, Norway’s charge d’affaires to Myanmar said last week.

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Myanmar's tourism industry grapples with 'scary' success

A record-breaking surge in tourism brought one million foreign visitors to Myanmar last year, the highest figure recorded.



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First domestic GMA flights scheduled

New low-cost carrier Golden Myanmar Airlines is expected to begin flights between Yangon and Mandalay following a recent test flight.

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Dragonair to begin Hong Kong-Yangon route

Budget carrier Dragonair will begin offering four flights a week between Hong Kong and Yangon on January 9.

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Four hotels in Myanmar awarded Agoda’s Gold Circle

Hotel booking site Agoda has recognised four Myanmar hotels “for their commitment to online revenue management”.

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Myanmar's visa-on-arrival set to accommodate 22 European countries

The Ministry of Immigration plans to expand a visa-on-arrival program to citizens of 22 European countries.

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'Lean and mean' domestic airline set for Mandalay

The domestic air market is set for a dramatic shakeup, with a new entrant planning to offer one-way fares to Mandalay for as little as K27,000.

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A Myanmar girl wanders Kathmandu

I still have vivid memories of the moments during which I stood gazing at the beautiful Himalayan mountain scenery.



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Travel association vote postponed until March

The Ministry of Hotels and Tourism has instructed the Union of Myanmar Travel Association to postpone an election scheduled for December 2 until March 2013, a ministry spokesperson said last week.

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