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Tourism in Myanmar needs more local commitment to improve sustainability.

Myanmar Tourism Needs More Local Involvement

“If tourism growth is to be sustainable, we need more coordination between local authorities, business and communities, and increased local participation.” This was the conclusion of a multi-stakeholder workshop on Responsible Tourism and Human Rights in Myanmar held in the capital Naypyidaw from September 30 to October 2. Hosted by the Myanmar Centre for Responsible

ASEAN Prepares to Draw More Visitors

ASEAN is seeking to grow intra-regional travel and market the region to the global market through a new strategic 10-year plan. The ASEAN tourism association (ASEANTA) is formulating a new ASEAN tourism strategic plan for 2016-2025 that focuses on implementing the ASEAN open skies agreement, facilitating easier access across the regions’s borders, and developing marketing campaigns


ASEAN Tourism Forums See Boost, Set Standards

Tourism in ASEAN member states is on the rise, according to the 18th meeting of the ASEAN Tourism Minsters, held in January in conjunction with the ASEAN Tourism Forum 2015. Preliminary figures for 2014 showed that 97.2 million international tourists visited ASEAN countries, representing a growth of 3 percent from the previous year. This growth