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International hotel chains open their doors in Burma

May 5, 2017

Published on May 3, 2017


As Burma is getting more popular as a tourist destination, new hotels are opening their doors in this country. Well-known international chains will start their business before the end of 2017.

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Since opening up the country, more tourists come and discover Burma and it is expected to grow even more. Therefore, more and more investors are seeing chances to begin their business here. That is why a lot of new hotels will open their doors as well in 2017.

Mainly in Burma's biggest city Rangoon, there will be a great increase in the number of hotels. In September, the Korea's largest hotel chain Lotte hotels will open the doors of their first branch in Burma next to Inya Lake in Rangoon.

Another hotel chain opening its doors in 2017 is GCP Hospitality, they will open a Hotel G in centrally of Rangoon. And one of Asia's largest hotel and property companies, Pan Pacific Hotels Group, will open their first Burma branch this year. It will be located next to the Bogyoke Aung San Market with a view over the Shwedagon Pagoda.

The French Accor Hotels Group are planning to open five new properties by 2019. They will open a Pullman Hotel in Mandalay at the new Mingalar Mandalay complex, within easy driving distance to Mahamuni Pagoda and U Pain Bridge. Another branch of the Pullman hotels is expected to open in Yangon in 2019.

Because of the opening of new hotels, even more people can come and discover Burma. It also shows a lot of confidence in Burma's tourism market, which is expected to keep growing over the coming years.



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