Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Tourism ministry, hotels target ‘green’ travellers

Tourism authorities and hoteliers are encouraging visitors to enjoy an environmentally friendly holiday at the country’s beach resorts, starting next month.

The Ministry of Hotels and Tourism, the hoteliers’ associations of Ngapali, Ngwe Saung and Chaungtha and environment experts are set to launch the new project after the Thingyan festival.

Deputy Tourism Minister Brigadier General Aye Myint Kyu told The Myanmar Times that the project, called “Blue Sea and Green Trees”, aimed at promoting beach destinations and their resorts. It will also encourage green environmental conservation at the beaches.