Travel Sector Updates

Number of visitors to Mingun increases by more than 200,000


The number of visitors to Mingun, Mandalay Division, has increased by more than 200,000 this year compared to last year said the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism.There were over 700,000 visitors to Mingun last year, but so far this year there are more than 900,000. The number of visitors always goes higher in tourist season namely during the months of October, November, December and January.Even though number of visitors always declines dramatically in rainy season, this year already has a higher number of visitors.The Ministry said that it is trying to protect the heritage site form being harmed by the development of tourism. The reason why Mingun has a growing number of visitors includes having a good means of transportation, and having a route both on water and over land.

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Theingi Htun is a journalist who worked for two years at Yangon Times Journal and Flower News. She also worked for two years at Democracy Today News as Senior Journalist. She wrote many articles about culture, the travel sector and lifestyle stories too. Now she is working at My Magical Myanmar as a travel writer and social media executive.


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