Name: Zaw Min Oo @ Jack Burma
Job: Managing Director of Green
In this issue, we put some
important questions to Managing Director of the innovative Green Season Travel tour company, Zaw Min Oo @Jack
Burma, for his
insights on the tourism industry and more.
What are your thoughts on the Myanmar
tourism industry today?
As well as because of the Rakhine crisis, there is a
decline in numbers from the European market due to a lack of diversification of
the Myanmar products.
If that doesn’t change we might lose the interest of
European outbound tour operators and tourists. We need to diversify Myanmar’s
tourism products instead of only promoting the country’s already popular
Which part of Myanmar do you think has
the most potential for tourism
The Mergui Archipelago because repeated
travelers can be attracted to come back again for island visits, scuba diving,
boat trip and sea adventure activities.
Of course, better facilities and
infrastructure, skills training and responsible travel awareness are necessary
What do you love about your job?
I love when I get fantastic feedback and
appreciation from our customers. When I know they fell in love with Myanmar and
they had a wonderful trip through the travel programme that we crafted.
What is the most difficult thing about
As a starter travel company, though we have very authentic, innovative,
creative and new ideas for inclusive tours, we need more customer awareness of
our brand. We need more digital marketing techniques, website development, and
effective visual presentation.
us about a magical Myanmar moment you’ve had.
It was during our Chin Mountain Adventure
trip by 4x4 wheel car. We had a great trekking tour to Chin tribal villages, had
Chin khaung yay (alcohol from fermented rice) and Chin foods, swimming at
Chi-Creek and singing songs that composed about Chin State. Chin State is