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Unclogging Ghost Nets in Myanmar

Awei Pila in Mergui Archipelago is a subsidiary tourism project of Yoma Strategic Holdings that consists of many resorts located in both well-known and lesser-known spots throughout Myanmar.

Memories Group gets hold of investment in Strand Hotel Yangon

Memories Group by Yoma Strategic, following its listing on the SGX back in the start of 2018, had bought a minority share in Strand Hotel International Ltd last week. An investment worth...

Event Venue of the Year – Novotel Yangon Max

Meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions (MICE) is an important type of tourism in which large groups are brought together. This awards was created for a venue that helps push Myanmar as an...

Tourism Development Project of the Year – Community-Based Tourism project in Kayah State

Tourism development projects are important as they can provide direct benefit to the environment and community whilst growing the tourism sector. Community-Based Tourism is new approaches to sustainable tourism development in Myanmar...

Tourism Industry Figure of the Year – May Myat Mon Win

Daw May Myat Mon Win has worked in the hotel industry for nearly 25 years. She started her career as a secretary at the Summit Parkview hotel, and worked her way up...

Q&A: Tourism for peace U Thet Lwin Toh

As a founding member of the Union of Myanmar Travel Association and the current Chairman, U Thet Lwin Toh has seen many changes to the tourism industry over the years. He first started a...

Nominate for MYANMORE Travel Awards 2018

For the past five years MYANMORE has promoted the best of travel in Myanmar. From the most thrilling experiences to the most original and lavish hotels, our travel features have taken readers to destinations...

Tourism for a better Myanmar

‘Responsible tourism’ is a term that is widely misused, especially in Southeast Asia. Thankfully Myanmar is home to a handful of great projects that truly fit the definition of responsible tourism. They are not...

Q&A: Face of Indawgyi

Based on the shores of its stunning namesake, Face of Indawgyi was officially established almost one year ago to improve the lives of people living around Indawgyi Lake, Myanmar’s largest and Southeast Asia’s third...

Mogok: 800 Years of Ruby Valley

Two hundred kilometers north of Mandalay is Mogok, a town famous worldwide for its rubies. At the end of March it held a celebration for its 800th anniversary. For centuries Mogok has amassed wealth and...