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Yangon Chic Hotel to Open in December

A view of Pun Hlaing Golf Course and clubhouse

A tourism company Memories Group has revealed the grand opening of a chic business and leisure hotel in Yangon on December 15, said a press release by the group.

Equidistant between the former capital’s International Airport and its downtown area, the new 46-key resort, named Awei Metta, is located within the leafy suburbs of the Pun Hlaing Estate in Hlaing Tharyar Township, said the media release.

Sharing the property with the Gary Player-designed Pun Hlaing Golf Course to get graced more, which has hosted the Asian Tour Myanmar Open for the past two years, the higher floors of the five-storey Awei Metta overlook the panoramic palm tree-lined fairways of the top-ranking course.


Owned by the Memories Group as well, the modern resort features a restaurant overseen by an experienced French chef, a lobby lounge with a bar, a sophisticated cigar room, a swimming pool, a fitness center, a spa, tennis courts, and a conference room seating up to 200 guests.

The hotel’s 46 wood-panelled suites, which range in size from 46m² to 95m², each come with a private balcony, an office space and a wide-screen TV. Awei Metta offers the deals on the suites, starting from US$190 per night.

Awei means sharing or giving, while Metta does loving-kindness.

For bookings or inquiries: Memories Travel DMC, Swiss Business Office Center at No. (36-38) A, 1st floor, Myay Nu street, Sanchaung Township, Yangon, Myanmar. Email:;

Through this inventive tourism platform, the Group has obtained national and international recognition, all covered by international insurances, guaranteeing safety and security also.

The Memories Group owns and operates several resorts and activities in Myanmar, including hot-air balloon adventures, sailing tours and boutique lodges in the rainforest, as well, providing professional travel services equipped with local knowledge, expertise and resources, and working in the design and implementation of events, activities, tours, transportation and logistics.

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