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Asian Tour's blog aims to showcase the exotic natural and cultural beauty of Myanmar. We hope our articles give you feelings of wanderlust and the desire to explore Myanmar as your next dream holiday destination.

WATER FESTIVAL 2020

Posted on Sat April 4, 2020.

Globally grown-up Covid-19 leads to cancel Myanmar Water Festival celebrations 2020 | Myanmar government has banned large gatherings for this year’s Thingyan festival as part of its efforts to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus.

The Water Festival is the New Year's celebrations that take place in Southeast Asian nations such as Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, and Thailand as well as among the Dai people of China. This festival usually occurs in middle of April. The act of pouring water is also a show of cleansings, blessings and good wishes.

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MYANMAR VISA SUSPENSION

Posted on Sun March 29, 2020.

Visa suspension Announcement by Ministry of Foreign Affairs | With a view to further strengthening measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 pandemic, the Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar has decided to adopt the following entry visa restrictions for visitors from all countries with effect from 29 March 2020, 0001 hours (Myanmar standard time). These temporary measures will be in force till 30 April 2020.

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SUSPENSION OF BORDER ENTRY

Posted on Fri March 20, 2020.

Announcement of Ministry of Immigration | Temporary suspension of entry of foreign nationals with entry visa through border check points

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Featured Article by Raini Hamdi, Skift: Myanmar Tourism Gets a Second Chance: Is It Ready for It?

Posted on Wed March 11, 2020.

Myanmar is ready for next chance. Thank you ICJ, your judgement send Myanmar Tourism back to track.
Visit Myanmar Year 2020 !
A second wave of tourism is emerging for Myanmar as international attention on its acts of genocide against the Rohingya Muslim minority wanes.

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Featured Article by Kara Godfrey “The Sun Media on 11-March-2020: TOP TRIPS The coronavirus-free holiday destinations around the world”

Posted on Wed March 11, 2020.

Laos and Myanmar in Southeast Asia remain unaffected.
HOLIDAYS around the world have been postponed and cancelled as coronavirus continues to spread globally.
As British Airways cancels all flights to Italy, and new cases have been reported in Cyprus and Spain, we explain where you can go where there has been no reports of coronavirus.

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