Myanmar News

Hotel G Yangon set to open its doors in September

Hotel G Yangon set to open its doors in September

11 August 2017 Hotel News

Yangon will gain its first lifestyle hotel in September with the debut of Hotel G Yangon, an 85-room design hotel located at the heart of Yangon’s vibrant entertainment neighbourhood, with art galleries, shopping malls, the famous Bogyoke Aung San (Scott’s) market and Yangon’s central railway station right on its doorstep.

Best Western opens first hotel at Inle Lake, Myanmar

Best Western opens first hotel at Inle Lake, Myanmar

4 February 2017 Hotel News Tourism News

Best Western Hotels & Resorts has opened its latest property in Myanmar’s Shan State. The new Best Western Thousand Island Hotel is perfectly positioned on the bustling riverfront of Nyaung Shwe, the city north of the lake that acts as the main trade and transportation gateway to Inle.

Dusit Thani Yangon to bring international hospitality to Myanmar in 2019

Dusit Thani Yangon to bring international hospitality to Myanmar in 2019

14 December 2016 Hotel News

Dusit International has signed a management agreement with Myanmar V-Pile Group to operate the Dusit Thani Yangon. Located just 15 minutes by car from Yangon International Airport, and approximately 20 minutes’ drive from the city’s main tourist attraction, the Shwedagon Pagoda, the new property sits at the heart of land earmarked by the Myanmar government to become the former capital’s new Central Business District.

Myanmar celebrates Tazaungdaing festival

Myanmar celebrates Tazaungdaing festival

In a remote field in the mountains in mysterious Shan State in Myanmar a yearly tradition is about to become bigger. The whole country celebrates Tazaungdaing, the Festival of Lights in the middle of November. Festivities in Taunggyi, the capital of Shan State, will be more spectacular than ever, according to the organising committee.

Meliá Yangon brings international luxury to Myanmar

Meliá Yangon brings international luxury to Myanmar

8 August 2016 Hotel News

Meliá Hotels has welcomed the opening of Meliá Yangon, the first hotel operated by the company in the country and a strategic project for its expansion strategy in the Asia Pacific region. The group enters Myanmar market with its first hotel in Yangon, city known as the Garden City of the East.

Sanctum Inle Resort set for October opening in Myanmar

Sanctum Inle Resort set for October opening in Myanmar

4 August 2016 Hotel News

The first upscale hotel to come on line in one of Myanmar’s most compelling tourist destinations will officially debut October 1st when 94-room Sanctum Inle Resort holds its grand opening on the shores of Inle Lake. An Olympic-sized swimming pool overlooking the lake, the 150 square meter presidential Sanctuary Suite and a Shan and international cuisine restaurant, The Refectory, are among the new features to be unveiled as part of the Brigitte Dumont de Chassart-designed resort’s grand opening.

Vietjet launches new route to Yangon, Myanmar

Vietjet launches new route to Yangon, Myanmar

13 October 2015 Airline News Tourism News

Vietjet Aviation Joint Stock Company has officially launched the operation of its international flight route from Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, to Yangon, Myanmar. The route will initially operate five round trips per week with a flight duration of two hours 15 minutes per section. Vietjet currently operates two daily flights from Singapore to Ho Chi Minh City.

Boeing delivers first ever all-new plane to Myanmar

Boeing delivers first ever all-new plane to Myanmar

12 June 2015 Airline News

Boeing and Myanmar National Airlines have celebrated the delivery of the airline’s first Next-Generation 737-800 leased from GE Capital Aviation Services, the commercial aircraft leasing arm of GE. The celebration also marked the first all-new Boeing airplane to be delivered to any Myanmar-based airline.

Myanmar takes step out of the cold with Garuda Indonesia deal

Myanmar takes step out of the cold with Garuda Indonesia deal

25 November 2014 Airline News

Garuda Indonesia and Myanmar Airways International have concluded a codeshare agreement. The signing of the agreement was carried out by Garuda Indonesia executive vice president, sales and marketing, Erik Meijer and Myanmar Airways International managing director Si Thu. Under the agreement, Garuda Indonesia will place its GA marketing code on Myanmar Airways International’s flights between Bangkok-Yangon and Singapore-Yangon.

Hilton enters Myanmar with Nay Pyi Taw opening

Hilton enters Myanmar with Nay Pyi Taw opening

22 October 2014 Hotel News

Hilton Worldwide has made its debut in Myanmar with the opening of Hilton Nay Pyi Taw, in the country’s capital city. Set amid lush tropical landscaped gardens, the 202-key Hilton Nay Pyi Taw spans more than 100 acres of land and is situated within the developing Dekhina Thiri Township.