Recent reforms revive Myanmar tourism

Visitors by 50 per cent since last year, as government continues to ease border regulations.

    The political reforms announced in Myanmar over the past 15 months have revived the country's tourism industry.

    There has been a 50 per cent increase in the number of visitors since 2011, an influx that began when the nation's military backed administration held elections in late 2010.

    Al Jazeera’s Wayne Hay reports from Yangon.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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