Friday, August 18, 2017

Ngwe Saung Tabaung festival in late March

NgweE Saung Beach hoteliers have announced a series of events to mark the Tabaung full moon, with two days of festivities planned for the weekend of March 19-20.

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Visa-on-arrival reopens, to MAI Siem Reap passengers

Tourists arriving at Yangon International Airport on a newly launched Myanmar Airways Inter-national (MAI) service from Siem Reap will be eligible for a visa-on-arrival, an airline spokesperson said last week.
 

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Airline offers 10 free passes to writers

Fancy yourself as a scribbler? Air Mandalay is inviting writers and journalists – either aspiring or professional – to apply for one of 10 free “Discover Myanmar” passes and write about their experiences.

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Yangon night market to open on March 15

A hotel in Yangon plans to open a night market next month to give time-starved tourists the chance to shop after hours. The market will open on March 15 at Yangon International Hotel in Dagon township, said U Soe Thiha, the hotel’s head of marketing.

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Tourist arrivals rise more than 20 percent in January 2011

A sharp increase in independent travellers pushed tourist arrivals up more than 20 percent in January, official figures showed last week, confirming earlier reports from tour operators that tourist numbers were continuing to increase after a record year in 2010.

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Asian Wings begins domestic flights

New domestic airline Asian Wings Airways took to the air for the first time last week.




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