Attract West tourist

Myanmar plans to attract more western travellers

Myanmar is planning to reduce visa restrictions on western countries such as France, Germany, Russia, Poland, Italy and Spain, according to Immigration Department from Yangon International Airport. The visit of travellers from western countries was reduced in recent years due to political affairs in Myanmar and hotel and tourism companies and respective ministries are cooperating to attract visitors from western countries. “We are planning to reduce visa restrictions to attract…


21. Be a child- safe visitor

Children are not tourist attractions, so please don’t treat them like they are. Think twice before visiting an orphanage. A better way for tourists to support vulnerable children and their families is through vocational training and community based initiatives. Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)

Allow Indian VOA

Government relaxes visa rules for Indian travellers

SOURCE: MYANMAR TIMES, 12 DEC 2018 India citizens can now apply for visas on arrival (VOA) at the country’s three international airports in Yangon, Mandalay and Nay Pyi Taw starting from this month, the Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population said. The Ministry of Hotels and Tourism said the Labour, Immigration and Population Ministry were late in issuing the new regulations, which is why the information was only relayed to tourism…

Flat ground around Shwetagone Pagoda

Myanmar to hold ethnics culture festival early next year

Myanmar will hold an ethnics culture and tourism promotion festival in Yangon in January next year to promote ethnic nationalities’ traditional culture and their products, Myanmar News Agency reported Monday. The festival, scheduled for Jan. 25 to 29, will be supervised by the Myanmar Ethnic Entrepreneurs Association (MEEA). Minister of Ethnic Affairs Nai Thet Lwin expressed hope at a function on Sunday that all the ethnic people would be united…