Oct 5, 2015

Myanmar expects over 4.5 million tourists in 2015

Myanmar is expected to see tourist arrivals exceeding 4.5 million this year, according to an official report out on Wednesday.

The foreign tourists visiting Myanmar as of September this year have overshot the figure of 3.08 million for the whole of 2014, Xinhua news agency cited the report by Hotels and Tourism Minister U Htay Aung.

According to ministry statistics as of August 31, Myanmar had 1,225 licensed hotels with 47,911 rooms across the country and 1,847 travel operators.

The country has set a target of attracting five million tourists in 2015.

Source: Business Standard