The Myanmar Times
Thursday, 24 July 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

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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Rakhine violence does not stall Myanmar's tourism

Though hopes of developing tourism in Rakhine State suffered a blow, Myanmar's tourist industry has seen few or no ill-effects.

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At Inle, the best seats in the house

When I arrived in Myanmar, I planned our 27 days of travel so that we could see the famous leg rowers and Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda Festival, one of the largest Buddhist celebrations in the country.

 

 

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Myanmar Tourism Federation launches international division

Myanmar Tourism Federation has set up an international division to broaden the country’s outreach and attract more tourists and business visitors.

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MAI direct flights to Cambodia will resume before 2013

Myanmar Airways International will resume its regular flights between Yangon and Cambodia’s international airports in Phnom Penh and Siem Reap.

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Pythons and floating homes in Cambodia

Travelling through Southeast Asia by bus is a thrilling experience that freshens the mind and helps destroy misconceptions about different parts of the region.

 

 

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Finding bits of Myanmar while on a visit to India

Have you ever stood in front of an immigration officer at an airport with nothing in your hands except your passport? When I say nothing, I mean no small luggage, no backpack, not even a purse.

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Myanmar 'do's and dont's' tourism booklet published

Tourism Transparency launched the first 5000 copies of a “dos and don’ts” booklet for tourists at the opening of the Hanns Seidel Foundation Office in Yangon.



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Letkokkon Hotel reopens as nature resort

Letkokkon Hotel in Yangon is set to reopen under new management and will be rebranded as the Orchid Hotel.



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