The change to an e-visa system and the accompanying drop of Myanmar’s pre-arranged visa-on-arrival service has created difficulties for at least 3,000 visitors with plans to visit the Golden Land, U Hnaung Hnaung Han, the secretary of Myanmar Tourism Entrepreneurs Association told Mizzima.
|Photo: Hein Htet/Mizzima|
Myanmar Airways International will operate the Yangon-South Korea flights five times a week as of October 26, Daw Aye Mra Thar, marketing manager of MAI told Mizzima on October 10.
|The SCI Kamal lies in dock in Yangon. The company hopes their new service will boost trade between India and Myanmar. Photo: Embassy of India, Yangon|
The Indian government-owned Shipping Corporation of India Ltd (SCI) has begun a “direct shipping service” to boost trade between Myanmar and India.
A number of Myanmar’s domestic airlines are putting the increased sales they say they are experiencing down to the introduction of online sales and e-ticketing.
|The Grand Guardian Insurance Public Co., Ltd., office at Junction Square in Yangon's Kamarut Township, in a file photo taken on May 14. Grand Guardian is one of the 12 Myanmar companies granted licences to enter the insurance sector in June last year. Photo: Hein Htet/Mizzima|
Myanmar and foreign companies wanting to enter the insurance market will need to be patient, says Deputy Finance Minister Dr Maung Maung Thein.
Diversified Yangon company Global Integrated Service Ltd., plans to launch a helicopter taxi service to tourist destinations later this year, GIS vice-chairman U Khin Maung Thein said in Yangon on April 28.