Leading Asia specialist, Travel Indochina, is continuing to experience a surge of interest in Burma, prompting the award-winning tour operator to add three additional departures on its 13-day “Burma Revealed” small group journey in October, November and December 2012.
Leading Asia specialist, Travel Indochina, has expanded its destination portfolio with the addition of two new Small Group Journeys to neighbouring Burma. The company will offer a total of 24 guaranteed departures on its new nine-day and 13-day tours to Burma, which will depart for the first time in January and will operate every month throughout 2012.
Burma has been on the travel no-go list for decades, but after its first democratic elections in 20 years and growing international support calling for an end to the travel boycott, the nation’s tourism economy is set for a boom. BTN investigates.
Burmese democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi has signalled an end to a longstanding tourism boycott, stating foreigners should be welcomed to the country. In an interview with The Times Win Tin, a senior leader of the National League for Democracy, said foreigners should visit Burma to see for themselves the suffering of the people under one of the world’s most stubborn and repressive military dictatorships.