|MNA to start flying to Bangkok|
Myanmar National Airlines (MNA) sets to begin its flights between Yangon and Bangkok starting from February 20 marking Thailand as its third international destination.
State-owned-airline has been operating international flights to Singapore and Hong Kong since it re-branded itself from Myanma Airways to MNA in December, 2014.
It will operate daily flight between Yangon and Bangkok by leaving 5:45 pm from Yangon on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. On Tuesday and Thursday, it will leave Yangon on 5:55 pm and 6:15 pm on Saturday.
MNA is promoting its flights to the new destination with US$ 139 for round trip.
It will receive a new Boeing aircraft in this month and is planning to expand its international flights to Chiang Mai and Taipei.
Ref: The Mirror
Myanmar to expand hotel zones in Kachin and Shan
Myanmar Hotelier Association plans to expand its hotel zones in Kachin State and Northern Shan State aiming to develop hotels and tourism sector in Myanmar.
Mr Yan Win, the chairman of the association, said setting hotel zones in these areas can create better communication among the mushrooming new hotels.
“Representatives from our association are there making some negotiations to set hotel zones,” he said adding that there are 19 hotel zones in Myanmar at the moment and the association is preparing to expand more hotels zone in other states.
According to the data from ministry of hotels and tourism, the number of hotels in Myanmar is 1,279 in 2015 and it is increased from 1,106 in 2014.
Ref: 7 Day Daily