Balloons Over Bagan Soars to New State in Myanmar — TTG Asia

Balloons Over Bagan, under Myanmar-based Memories Group, has launched a new hot-air balloon flight in Kayah State. Hot-air balloon rides in Loikaw take off at sunrise on a daily basis throughout the year and can carry six to eight passengers per flight. Air time lasts one to two hours, and balloons will reach a maximum […]

Balloons Over Bagan Soars to New Heights in Myanmar — Travel Daily News

LOIKAW, Myanmar – One of Myanmar’s most iconic and recognizable tours, Balloons Over Bagan, has set sail for new horizons this month with the launch of a new hot-air balloon flight in the remote ethnic region of Kayah State. Balloon Safaris Loikaw becomes the fourth option in the arsenal of this enterprising adventure tour operator, following successes in […]

A Close-Up Look at Mergui Archipelago’s Nascent Eco-Tourism Industry — The Irrawady

Myeik, Tanintharyi Region—With its pristine natural islands and Moken “sea gypsy” tribes—whose way of life is rapidly disappearing—the Mergui Archipelago has long held a special fascination as a travel destination for outsiders. Myeik town itself is famous for its pearl shops, edible-nest swiftlet, fish, shrimp and crab farms, as well its British colonial-era structures. A […]

The 17 Most Hotly Anticipated Hotel Openings of 2019

The beach resorts, city hotels, safari camps, and adventure lodges you need to know this year. A boutique hotel with a floating spa in England’s countryside. Luxury domes in the middle of Bolivia’s salt flats. A top-to-bottom remake of one of the world’s legendary hotels in Singapore. These are just a few of the reasons […]

中美贸易协商良好 海指四连涨

市场对中美贸易协商有所期待,本地海峡时报指数(STI)连续四天上扬,昨天起 35.13 点或 1.12%至 3158.07 点。 中美贸易协商昨天进入第三天,双方到目前为止释放的消息都属正面,美国总统特朗 普还在推特上透露“与中国的谈判进展非常良好。” 阴霾笼罩已久的股市看到曙光,区域指数昨天全面上扬。本地海指进入 2019 年以来, 首两天出现跌幅,上周五开始扭转劣势,过去四个交易日共涨了 145 点或 4.8%。 马来亚银行金英证券提出,虽然中美贸易协商进展良好,但世界银行在最新一期《全 球经济展望》报告下调今明两年全球经济增长预期至 2.9%和 2.8%,较去年 6 月的预测 值均下调 0.1 个百分点。从技术层面来看,海指突破 3150 点之后,新的支撑点是 3090 点。 星展集团研究的分析师姚启扬和蔡素珍在报告中提道,本月 22 至 25 日举行的世界经济 论坛,中国副主席王岐山和特朗普可能会碰面。 市场在观望中美关系变化的这段期间,海指预料会在 2960 点至 3190 点的区间起落。 他们也说:“如果中美贸易关税问题能够解决、美国联邦储备局今年只加息一次或不 加息、亚洲货币对美元示弱,在这种牛市状态下海指有望回到 3500 点。” 联储局仍偏向“鸽派” 联储局目前仍偏向“鸽派”,因此他们看好房地产投资信托(REIT),包括凯德商用 新加坡信托(CapitaLand Mall Trust)和丰树物流信托(Mapletree Logistics Trust)等。 个股方面,免税国际(Duty Free International)第三季净利同比增加 367.3%至 1520 […]

Myeik Welcomes Asia’s First Solar Yacht — Myanmar Times

The first fully solar-run yacht in Asia will set sail this month offering expedition around the Myeik Archipelago, the operating company Burma Boating said on Wednesday. The firm, owned by Myanmar tourism company Singapore-listed Memories Group, revealed its latest addition to its fleet, a 16.7-metre 100 percent solar-powered catamaran, which can accommodate up to six […]

‘Silent’ Solar Yacht Launches in Mergui Archipelago — Travel Daily News

Kawthaung, Myanmar – Burma Boating, a sailing firm owned by Myanmar tourism trailblazers Memories Group, has unveiled the latest acquisition to its fleet – the S55, a 16.7-meter solar-powered yacht, which will offer expeditions around the Mergui Archipelago from January 2019. The S55 Catamaran can accommodate up to six guests and three crew members and […]