The Myanmar Times
Saturday, 25 October 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

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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Ngew Saung hotels to reopen in Ayeyarwady

Five hotels at Ngwe Saung, including some that closed in 2006, are planning to reopen in time for the 2013 SEA Games.

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MAI receives new A320-200 aircraft

National carrier Myanmar Airways International is expanding its services with a 280-seater.

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When tourists swindle locals

She walked into the reception area of Monywa Hotel, sporting disconcertingly casual attire: knee-length shorts and a short-sleeved blouse, both made from flimsy white cotton fabric decorated with a floral print.
 

 

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EVA launches first flights to Yangon

EVA Airways, Taiwan’s second largest airline, launched its first direct flight between Yangon and Taipei on October 9. The airline uses MD-90 jets on the route, with flights to Yangon every Tuesday, Friday and Saturday.

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