Published on Thursday, 04 July 2013 17:13
Tour companies all over the world have already started market promotion of tour services for Myanmar trips.
Apart from Asia, tour travel from the United States and the Europe are now selling tour schedules to Myanmar. Some companies have started Myanmar tour only this year.
“Myanmar is a new tour destination. It is a new tour schedule for those who are wishing to explore new experiences. It is a country full of attractions,” said sales director Stig Elling of Star Tour, which is the first sales of tour schedule for Myanmar.
Star Tour has now started inviting to the travellers around the world to visit Myanmar in the coming winter season. The company expects 400 to 500 foreign tourists to be transported to Myanmar.
A travel company “Passports” which is based in California is arranging four Southeast Asia tours including Myanmar. In its arranged schedule, five days will be spent in Vietnam, three days in Cambodia, and four days each in Thailand and Myanmar.
Abercrombie & Kent travel company is selling Myanmar tour schedules that will start on October 2 and launching market promotion through its official website. Abercrombie & Kent travel company is opening its branches in London, Illinois (USA), and Melbourne (Australia). They have named their trip as Treasures of Myanmar. Myanmar tour schedule will include Yangon, Mandalay, Bagan, Inlay and other places of interest and the trip will last for 11 days. Bangkok-based Backyard Travel had also made announcement on Myanmar trip on June 26. It named the trip as “The Best of Myanmar” and it takes eight days. The trip covers Yangon, Bagan, Innwa, Amarapura, and Inlay Lake, and promotion period continues till September 30.
Since 2011, tourists around the world have increased interests to visit Myanmar amid political changes going on. For the first time, tourists’ arrivals to Myanmar exceeded one million in 2012.
At present, Myanmar is a unique place can capture the attention of international tourists. It is expected Myanmar increases up to 40 percent compared with that of the previous year.
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