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  1. Guestline strengthens its presence in hotels across Asia with new PMS and distribution installsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hospitality Net

    Guestline's international team have seen a surge in the number of PMS and distribution installations they've undertaken across the Asia-Pacific region. With solutions in hotels across Thailand, Bangladesh and recently Laos and Myanmar, more and more hoteliers are selecting Guestline to assist them in driving occupancy and managing operations.


  2. Guestline strengthens its presence in hotels across Asia with new PMS and distribution installsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bottom Line

    HFTP is a global nonprofit hospitality association that uniquely understands the industry's problems. We assist our members in finding solutions to industry problems more efficiently than any organization via our expert networks, research, conferences such as HITEC, and certification programs.


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    Friday Oct 9 | Cambridge Evening News

    Known as the 'Rose of the North', Chiang Mai is Thailand's second largest city and its most culturally significant, just a 90 minute flight from the capital of Bangkok. Ready to explore, we set off on a guided tour of the Doi Suthep Mountain to see its historic and beautiful temple known as Wat Phra That.


  4. Myanmar Times: Monastic school accused of playing host to USDP - Aung kyaw MinRead the original story

    Friday Oct 9 | Burmanet

    A religious foundation has threatened to discipline one of its member schools for allegedly hosting a visiting politician. The unnamed school, in Hinthada township, Ayeyarawady Region, is said to have welcomed a Union Solidarity and Development Party politician on October 5. U Marnita, deputy secretary of the Yangon-based Dhamma School Foundation, said the alleged incident reflected on the foundation's status throughout the country.


  5. Democratic Voice of Burma: RCSS to join peace accord - Nang Mya NadiRead the original story

    Friday Oct 9 | Burmanet

    The Restoration Council of Shan State has announced its intention to sign a nationwide ceasefire agreement with the Burmese government. The Shan armed group, also known as Shan State Army-South , says it will join seven other armed groups in inking the deal in Naypyidaw on 15 October.


  6. The Irrawaddy: Will Burma meet its tourism expectations this year? - Kyaw Hsu MonRead the original story

    Friday Oct 9 | Burmanet

    ... travelers in light of a strong US dollar exchange rate. Aung Myat Kyaw, former chairman of the Union of Myanmar Travel Association, echoed other industry observers' skepticism to The Irrawaddy last month. "Five million is very ambitious. By the end ...


  7. Couples Saving Thousands on Goway's New Luxury Vacations in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 9 | PRWeb

    Myanmar came back with a roar in the late 00's and hasn't looked back since. The country has since gone from strength to strength, attracting greater tourist numbers each year and now features on many a Southeast Asia vacation.


  8. THAI Issues "Indochina Value Pass" and "THAI Value Pass"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 9 | The Nation

    With "THAI Value Pass" worth Bt9,900, customers are offered 10 one-way tickets for inbound travel. Meanwhile, for Bt22,000, the "Indochina Value Pass" comes with four roundtrip tickets for travel in the Indochinese region.


  9. Tourism marketing strategy for the Greater Mekong Subregion launched.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 7 | 4 Hoteliers

    The six Greater Mekong Subregion countries Cambodia, the Lao People's Democratic Republic, the People's Republic of China, Myanmar, Thailand, and Viet Nam prioritize joint tourism marketing. Introduced at the 20th Greater Mekong Subregion Ministerial Conference in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar on September 10th, the new Experience Mekong Tourism Marketing Strategy and Action Plan 2015-2020 has been launched and aligns the shared objectives of GMS countries by developing thematic multi-country tour programs and promoting secondary destinations to help distribute the benefits of tourism more widely.


  10. I can be leader even if not Myanmar president: Suu KyiRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 7 |

    The leader of the NLD described the November 8 parliamentary elections as the most important in the history of independent Burma. Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi gives a speech during her campaign in her constituency of Kawhmu township outside Yangon September 21, 2015.


  11. Myanmar: Eat, pray and be surprisedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 5 |

    He's a bit of a rock star in this part of Myanmar and his speaking engagements tend to be booked up more than a year in advance. And this is a potato festival after all its importance underlined by the flags on poles up the road.


  12. Serenity Now: Despite language barriers, kindness in MyanmarRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 29 | Newsday

    This June 2015 photo provided by Kristi Eaton, shows the view of Pindaya, Myanmar, from the Shwe Oo Min Pagoda. Pindaya is known for its limestone caves that include more than 8,000 carvings and images of Buddha.


  13. Despite language barriers, finding kindness and Buddhas in MyanmarRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 30 |

    The 77-year-old man didn't speak a word of English and my Burmese vocabulary was limited to thank you. Somehow, though, we were able to connect over an open fire in his tiny home in the mountains outside Pindaya, Myanmar .


  14. Facebook's Basic InstinctsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 30 | Slate Magazine

    Facebook's announcement last week that it is rebranding its initiative - a bundle of free Internet services that has been rolled out, step by step, in developing countries over the last couple of years - is the company's most recent, broadest effort to answer the project's critics. Net-neutrality activists, particularly in India, have been quick over the last year or two to label a threat to the open, free Internet we're used to - one that doesn't discriminate between highly capitalized success stories like Netflix and Google and scrappy new startups that hope to be the next Google or YouTube or Facebook.


  15. Air Bagan to return to the skiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 30 | Bangkok Post

    Air Bagan is set to resume flights on Thursday, coinciding with the beginning of high season in the travel and tourism sector, according to Yin Myo, public relations and customer service manager of the airline. "We are ready to begin operating again after a two-month suspension, which was an annual maintenance check on our aircraft," the Myanmar Times on Wednesday quoted her as saying.


  16. Myanmar Times: NLD claims barred from Coco Island race - Pyae Thet PhyoRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 29 | Burmanet

    Located 300 kilometers south of mainland Myanmar in the Indian Ocean, the Coco Islands are about as remote as it gets - and now the small islands are at the center of the latest election complaint. Because the island is reachable only by chartered flight or boat, and as the population is comprised primarily of navy military officials, the National League for Democracy does not think the upcoming election will be fairly contested on the 10km by 2km island.


  17. Myanmar Times: What's next for Myanmar and Australia? - Nicholas FarrellyRead the original story

    Monday Sep 28 | Burmanet

    Like most of the Western democracies, Australian policy toward Myanmar was long bogged down in the stalemate between Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and the former military regime. Since the government of President U Thein Sein took power in 2011 key aspects of Australian thinking about Myanmar have been reinvigorated.


  18. Myanmar firm and Puma Energy create jet fuel joint ventureRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 26 | Reuters

    Myanmar's state-owned Myanma Petroleum Products Enterprise has agreed to a joint venture with Puma Energy Group Pte Ltd to distribute jet fuel, the state-owned Myanma Alinn daily reported on Saturday. Last year, MPPE chose Puma Energy from a short list of four firms as its partner to distribute jet fuel amid a rise in demand from new airports and a boom in tourist arrivals.


  19. Cruising: Soothed by the ChindwinRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 24 | The New Zealand Herald

    A luxury river trip from Mandalay, writes Nigel Tisdall, is the stress-free way to see remote parts of Burma. It takes just one, famous, stupa-fying view to make me understand why everyone is now heading for Burma.


  20. UN expects - disruptions' during Myanmar electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 24 | Bangkok Post

    The Democratic Voice of Burma has received a copy of a letter circulated by the New York-based UN Department of Safety and Security dated Sept 22, 2015. It states: "Myanmar [Burma] will hold general elections on 8 November 2015 with an official campaign running from 8 September till 6 November 2015.