Myanmar News

May Myat Mon Win, chairperson, Myanmar Tourism Marketing

May Myat Mon Win, chairperson, Myanmar Tourism Marketing

12 March 2018 Videos

With the country making its way onto the international tourism scene, Breaking Travel News here talks with May Myat Mon Win, chairperson, Myanmar Tourism Marketing, to discover what it can offer in a competitive marketplace. Also on the agenda is the security situation in the country, its potential as a year-round destination, and a look at how tourism can help Myanmar develop.

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.