Monthly Archives: October 2017

Amid Rohingya crisis, Myanmar tourism officials urge tourists to still visit

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MYANMAR is currently suffering a dip in tourist numbers, largely due to the ongoing crisis in Rakhine State over violence towards the Rohingya-Muslim community that has resulted in a mass exodus. According to The Irrawaddy, the Union of Myanmar Travel Association president U Thet Lwin Toe said that some booked trips to Rakhine’s Ngapali Beach […]