One World Champion to become Tourism Ambassador for Myanmar

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Yangon
29th December 2018

 

 

Aung La N Sang, Myanmar born Kachin ethic and ONE World Champion, will become Tourism Ambassador for Myanmar on 29th December 2018.

Aung La N Sang made his professional entrance in 2005, and built a reputation for his outstanding submission skills, earning himself the nickname of “The Burmese Python.”   After signing for ONE Championship in 2014, Aung La N Sang returned to Myanmar.  After a few years later, he defeated Vitaly Bigdash to become the ONE Middleweight World Champion and become the Myanmar hero.

Since becoming a hero in his native land, Aung La has committed himself to several charity projects, using his reach and fame to try and help the people of Myanmar.

On 29th December Myanmar Tourism Federation and Myanmar Tourism Marketing will be having MOU signing with Aung La N Sang for appointment as Myanmar Tourism Ambassador.

“The outline of an agreement to appoint me as Myanmar tourism’s ambassador has been made and I really appreciate it and am so excited for our Myanmar’s future,” said Aung La N Seng on his social media network page

“We are very glad to have him as Tourism Ambassador for Myanmar – he is a passionate advocate for Myanmar and we look forward to promoting the country. We believe that tourism is a good way to connect people and to bring development and peace all over the country for any race or religion,” said May Myat Mon Win, chairperson of Myanmar Tourism Marketing.

2018 has been a challenging year for Myanmar Tourism. Therefore, Myanmar Tourism Marketing has been promoting the industry through road shows, trade shows and media FAM trip for journalists, TV producers and digital marketing influencers from different countries.  Visa-free and visa on arrival entry for some Asian nationals would also encourage an even more growth as there appears to be strong demand for travel to Myanmar in 2019.

About Myanmar Tourism Marketing
Myanmar Tourism Marketing (MTM) aims to promote Myanmar as a sustainable tourism destination that can be visited the whole year round. It is part of the Myanmar Tourism Federation and is mainly privately funded by key members of the tourism industry in Myanmar. The MTM team is happy to assist press and media to publish more about tourism in Myanmar.

Myanmar Tourism Marketing
No. 204, Bo Myat Tun Road (Middle Block) Pazundaung Township
Yangon, Myanmar
Tel: +95 – 9 977204456
Mobile: +95 9 966 961079
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: www.myanmar.travel and www.tourismmyanmar.org
Facebook: www.facebook.com/myanmartm/
Instagram: www.instagram.com/visit.myanmar/
Twitter:  www.twitter.com/MyanmarTM
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/VisitMyanmar

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