Myanmar offers Visa-On-Arrival to more countries

The Myanmar government has introduced new regulations to facilitate easier access for tourists to visit the country as a next step to open up to the world.   Started from 1st Oct 2019, tourists from six countries (Australia, Germany, Italy, Russia, Spain and Switzerland) can enter Myanmar with visa-on-arrival (VOA) at Yangon, Mandalay and Nay Pyi […]

Myanmar’s ballooning season starts this year 1st October

As the winds in Myanmar are slowing down, the newly announced UNESCO town of Bagan is preparing itself for the upcoming ballooning season. This year the balloons will start flying on 1st October 2019 till 10 April 2020 and is, therefore, the longest season ever. It not only attracts people who want to experience a picturesque […]

TAT adopts simplified “A-B-C Strategy” to enhance focus on emerging destinations

Chonburi, 5 June, 2019 — The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has adopted a simplified “A-B-C Strategy” to promote emerging tourist destinations by creating inter-linked, theme-related travel routes that better distribute visitor flows nationwide. Speaking at the Thailand media briefing at the Thailand Travel Mart Plus (TTM+) 2019, Mr. Tanes Petsuwan, TAT Deputy Governor for […]

Tourist Arrivals Rise 13% to Myanmar in Q1

The number of foreign tourists visiting Myanmar sharply rise to 13% in the first quarter of 2019 compared to last year. Visitors from China topped the foreign tourists this year, followed by Japanese, South Koreans, Malaysians and Indians.  China Tourists arrival increased 74% in Q1 but tourists from Europe and North America was down by […]

Registration open for the 2019 Mekong Tourism Forum

The 2019 Mekong Tourism Forum on May 28-29 innovates with new inclusive concept in ancient heritage town. This year’s Mekong Tourism Forum is hosted in Dali and Xizhou in Yunnan (PRC) integrating the conference with learning experiences to connect culture and tourism and drive inclusive growth. BANGKOK, April 25, 2019 – The Mekong Tourism Coordinating […]


PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION       In partnership with PATA, the Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office will hold its annual Mekong Tourism Forum at ITB Berlin for the third consecutive year   Produced by Destination Mekong, the third Mekong Tourism Forum at ITB Berlin is organized by the Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office (MTCO) in […]