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Burma's tourism industry is on the rise with tourist numbers expected to reach the one million mark by the end of the year.
A village at Inle Lake in southern Shan State has agreed to become a plastic bag-free zone, and the project’s backers say they hope the initiative will spread to other areas of the popular tourist d
Burmese opposition leader, Aung San Suu Kyi has indicated that she is no longer opposed to tourism to her country.
Leaders of the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region in China have visited Myanmar to brief military government officials on the Chinese experience of creating autonomous regions for ethnic minority groups
BANGKOK -- It wasn’t quite trepidation or fear going through my head but rather something a bit milder, more like apprehension.
Over a dozen British tour operators are selling holiday packages to Burma in resorts owned by individuals with strong links to the repressive military junta, breaching a European Union blacklist.
The folks who staff the guest experience at a remote luxury lodge in northern Burma come from nearby hill tribe villages. These villages provide guides for half-day and longer treks.
The Burmese regime on Sunday banned the prominent Swedish author and journalist Bertil Lintner from accompanying a Swedish government delegation to Rangoon.
In an attempt to entice tourists to the military-ruled country, Burma's Ministry of Culture has reopened the Thiri Zeya Bumi Bagan Golden Palace. The palace—whose reconstruction began several years ago—is one of the most impressive remnants of the ancient city of Bagan, which flourished as a Buddhist center from the 11th to the 13th centuries.