Myanmar, together with many other countries in Asia, will have a significant increase in hotel rooms to accommodate the growing number of visitors, according to the latest report from STR Global, an institution doing researches related to tourism and hotel industry and also offering relevant standard reports.
With an increase of 67.5%, totally 4,109 new hotel rooms in Myanmar will be opened to visitors in the coming years, bringing Myanmar among the seven countries to experience the most rapid growth of hotel rooms. Other countries among the seven countries are Bangladesh (+261.1%, 4,170), Mongolia (+77.4% with 975 rooms), Sri Lanka (+51.0%, 5,204), Bhutan (+46.7%, 78), Indonesia (+35.7%, 53,100) and Philippines (+30.7%, 13,078).
Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon
Mainly for its abundant famous attractions, such as Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon, awesome temple complex in Bagan, Mahamuni Pagoda in Mandalay, etc., Myanmar is nominated for the world top travel award by the European Tourism Association at present. As an ancient civilized country with a brilliant history and totally 135 nationalities, Myanmar has rich ethnic culture and custom as well as numerous places to explore, so at least 10 days is recommended for a Myanmar tour. Check out our 10-day Myanmar tour for information.
Temple complex in Bagan photographed on a hot-air balloon