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Travel and Tourism - Myanmar - August 2014

“We intend to use tourism to make Myanmar a better place to live in – to provide more employment and greater business opportunities for all our people, to contribute to the conservation of our natural and cultural heritage and to share our rich cultural diversity.”
– Myanmar Responsible Tourism Policy 2012, published by the Myanmar government

This report looks at the following areas:

  • How important is tourism for a developing nation like Myanmar?
  • Who is visiting Myanmar and what are the most popular destinations?
  • How are the rapid social, political and economic changes impacting Myanmar’s tourism industry?
  • What opportunities and challenges does the tourism industry face in Myanmar?

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Table of contents

  1. Myanmar – Key Facts

    • Introduction

      • Data Sources

        • Background

          • History
            • Geography
            • Attractions

                • ‘The Big 4’
                  • Yangon
                    • Bagan
                      • Mandalay
                        • Inle Lake
                          • Beyond the Big 4: beaches and islands
                            • New destinations and activities
                            • Tourism and the Economy

                              • A new national economic strategy
                                • Investment challenges for tourism development
                                  • Figure 1: Myanmar tourism receipts (actual & projected), 2008-2030
                                • Tourism and employment
                                  • Figure 2: Actual & estimated direct tourism-related employment, 2012-20
                                • Bridging the infrastructure gap
                                • Arrivals

                                  • International
                                    • Figure 3: International arrivals to Myanmar (actual & projected), 2009-20
                                    • Figure 4: Inbound arrivals to Myanmar, 2010-13
                                    • Figure 5: Top 10 tourism source markets, 2013
                                    • Figure 6: Scheduled inbound flights & seating capacity to Myanmar, 2013
                                  • Domestic
                                    • Air travel
                                    • Market Characteristics

                                      • International
                                        • Purpose of visit
                                          • Figure 7: Distribution of inbound arrivals to Myanmar by visitor type, 2011-13
                                        • Seasonality
                                          • Length of stay
                                            • Domestic
                                              • Figure 8: Domestic and international tourism visits to Myanmar tourism destinations, 2012
                                          • Transport

                                            • Air
                                              • Yangon Airport
                                                • Mandalay International Airport
                                                  • Naypyidaw International Airport
                                                    • Hanthawaddy International Airport
                                                      • Road
                                                        • Rail
                                                          • Sea
                                                          • Accommodation

                                                              • Figure 9: Distribution of Myanmar hotels, 2013
                                                          • Tourism News

                                                            • What Next?

                                                              Travel and Tourism - Myanmar - August 2014

                                                              £175.00 (Excl.Tax)