Myanmar and Thailand tourism collaboration agreement

Thailand and Myanmar have signed a cooperation deal with the aim to promote tourism routes which connect ancient cities of the two countries. The collaboration between Thai and Myanmar authorities to implement sustainable travel routes connecting historical cities along the border can be a win-win initiative for both countries according to Colliers International Myanmar. The Bangkok Post reported that Thailand’s Designated Areas for Sustainable Tourism Administration (DASTA) earlier this month signed…

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)

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…

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