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Tourism Transparency Blog

Wednesday 20th March 2013
  A two-day Hospitality & Tourism Conference in Myanmar was held on 27th and 28th February at Trader’s Hotel in Yangon. It was officially opened by the Minister of Hotels and Tourism U Htay Aung in his welcome...
Wednesday 20th March 2013
On Friday, 1st March 2013, Tourism Transparency launched together with the Hanns Seidel Foundation the “DOs and DON’Ts for Tourists” posters at Yangon International Airport. The airport authorities kindly supported this...
Wednesday 6th February 2013
Read our “Dos and Don’ts for Tourists” cartoons. Download for free at www.dosanddontsfortourists.com. Browse our database of Tourism Businesses in Myanmar to read about our featured businesses and find out which ones...
Wednesday 6th February 2013
Last updated February 2013 PLAN AHEAD As Myanmar’s travel infrastructure is less developed than in many other SE Asian countries, it really pays off to prepare yourself. Planning ahead for your trip will avoid much...
Wednesday 10th October 2012
  Download the Myanmar Responsible Tourism Policy below. The policy was launched on 27 September 2012, during the celebrations of the UN World Tourism Day in Naypyitaw. The policy is currently in Cabinet for...
Thursday 19th April 2012
On the eve of the country's historic elections, 16 experts give us their prescriptions for the future. Andrea Valentin: Come visit, sustainably. Imagine the good if Burma could learn from its neighbors'...
Thursday 8th December 2011
By Agata Ko Charley is a young, blonde Argentinian guy that Rafa had met in Laos a few weeks ago. He came with us to Burma. So there we were, the three of us, at the airport of the old capital: Rangoon. In...
Wednesday 7th December 2011
After having managed to convince my hosts that I would surely survive some time alone in town, and that it was not a pretense of politeness when I said that I really do enjoy walking, I eventually went for a walk in...