September 24, 2017

Cambodian tourism delegation discusses joint travel industry efforts with Myanmar officials

Cambodia and Myanmar held talks over tourism sector. Photo: Supplied

Tourism officials from Myanmar and Cambodia met last week at Amazing Bagan Resort in Bagan to discuss opportunities for coordination, according to a 27 June statement from Myanmar’s Ministry of Hotels and Tourism.
A 10-member delegation of Cambodian government and business officials led by Mr. Hoy Phireak, deputy general director of Cambodia’s Ministry of Tourism visited Myanmar 26-30 June to meet with a dozen Myanmar officials and businesspeople.
Attendees discussed coordination of air routes, visa requirements, tourism information exchanges and a joint tourism action plan. The group also agreed to establish joint marketing efforts including pamphlets and digital outreach, joint events and promoting new package tours such as a proposed “Angkor-Bagan, Two Ancient Capitals-One Destination” tour. The Cambodian delegation will be visit Yangon, Bagan and Mandalay before returning to Cambodia on 30 June.

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