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Myanmar New Year Festival(11 April, 2011)
Myanmar New Year Festival, takes place for four days starting from mid-April. This festival has become not meant to celeb-rate the New Year with a new feeling washed away the sins and evils of the previous year. During the festival, we have young and old can join in the fun. When in town a month ago the festival has been active in preparing and music. You can make the water throughout the city and hang out while watching a stage play all sorts of car. One of the fun of the festival also make the water dance with people so full of people dancing and singing. The yellow flower is a symbol of the festival . Padauk flower ,also known as women give flowers to women only bloom once a year, man is a very popular flower. During the festival has  become a lively and five commandments protect people who are meditating or even monasteries and meditation centers. After the end of four days of festivities on New Year's Day in Myanmar, people can donate money, food and went to the monastery towards the elderly and helping various other cleaning and shampooing elderly honor, food and has lent. At home, many foods are prepared, we made a feast to entertain you when you came.
Karaweik Palace's Myanmar Buffet Lunch(28 March, 2011)

The restaurant is only one place for foreigners in Yangon, the king of the raft we used Karaweik Palace's Myanmar-style dining. Previously only the buffet dinner. Coming 5 April  will started to get delicious traditional food even Lunch while looking traditional dance at the Karaweik Palace's raft.

To all Pinot Noir-Lovers or Wines (17 March, 2011)
To all Pinot Noir-Lovers or to all the ones still to discover this fine wine-An event not to be missed!
It is our pleasure to showcase a range of fine Burgundy wines from Chabits and Cote D'Or.We hope you may use this opportunity to sample these elegant wines ,presented by Christophe Thomas from Maison Drouhin,paired with Culinary Treats created by The Strand's Executive Chef Stephanie Rowe.We hope to see you for another unforgettable wine experience at The Stand .
Date and Time : 21March 2011,Start at 7:00 pm
Venue : The Stand Grill (Pre-Dinner Cocktail at the Presidental Suite)
Pricing : US$ 60.00 net/person
RSVP :  Latest by 19 March 2011 to Ma Khine Su at QP
    or by phone 95-1-530237,706113,706476
             or directly to the The Stand
              Ko Aung Kyaw Swar (
              by phone 273377,223333
Myanmar Longgyi and Tha-mi (5 November, 2010)

Myanmar longgyi and Tha-mi are casual dress of Myanmar. They are made up of silk or cotton etc. Myanmar men wear longgyi and women wear Tha-mi. Myanmar longgyi and Tha-mi can get with a two and half yards of clothes. Myanmar longgyi attractively decorate with different patterns and dye various colors. Myanmar Tha-mi also beautifully creates with the different artistic patterns, color, hand beaded, accessory pearls, beads or sequences, etc. Myanmar people love to wear Myanmar dresses traditional garments (Thai-mi or longgyi) although shirts, T-shirts, blouses, jackets, jerkins, cardigans, and the like may be worn as upper garments. Myanmar Cheik longgyi is popular dress all over the world. Myanmar ladies wear Cheik Tha-mi at Myanmar Wedding Ceremony, novitiation ceremonies and other causal events.

Center Point Tower (1 November, 2010)

Elegant Twin Center Point Tower opened on 16th September 2010. It is one of the landmarks of Yangon City and situated at the corner of Merchant Road and Sue Lae Pagoda Road. It intends to construct 5 stars level. It is also one of the 100% Foreign Investment of Building by BOY system of Myanmar Travels & Tours and LP Holding Co.,Ltd, Thailand on 1995. On 1st floor has Coffee House, 2nd floor has Asian Fusion Restaurant and on 5th floor, there is a SPA. On 22nd floor and 23rd floor has Business Sky Lounge. Moreover, there is a Signature Restaurant on the top floor. From Signature Restaurant & Bar, we can enjoy the sun sprawling on Hlaing River Bank and overview scenery of Yangon City View with music entertainment. It includes of 300 rooms and has enough space for 1000 persons. There is 15,500 meter square for the office rooms and 2,500 meter square for show rooms.

AUREUM RESORT & SPA (25 October, 2010)

The big chain of Aureum group is operating the resorts, hotels and spas in most distinctive parts of Myanmar such as Yangon, Bagan, Nay Pyi Daw, Ngapali, Ngwe Saung and so on. On coming December 2010, Aureum chain will newly open Resort & Spa at Inle( Myanmar Floating World). It is a high-end resort with 66 units of exclusive super-deluxe accommodation straddling the edge of Inle Lake. A hallmark wonderful design of Aureum Resort & Spa (Inle) is sprawling on the edge of lake waters with the main facilities and front-row villas are spilling over onto the lake and on-shore villas hugging the banks of the lake as well. Aureum also provides the generous space for bathroom and Jacuzzi and lavishly equips with five-star amenities. Aureum is poised to offer unsurpassed hotel experience at this unique destination with private outdoor terrace for viewing a spectacular sunset over the lake.


There is Thadingyut Festival, Myanmar Religious festival at the mid of October. In Thadingyut Festival, to honor of Buddhist, Myanmar people donate light by colorful candle, traditional oil cup lamp, and various shapes of fire lamps etc. It supports to begin smooth business market for business. In the past, we only used to donate and celebrate with candles and oil cup lamps. Nowadays, technology and art are developing in Myanmar. Colorful Lamp with different sizes and shapes are appeared in Myanmar Business Market. Nearly40 types of fire lamps decorated with electric bulbs, toys, about 20 types of candles and other decorated lighten things are pierce to our Myanmar business. Moreover, star shapes, polygon shapes, cartoon shapes and animal shapes of colorful fire balloons are popular in Myanmar. Myanmar people decorate their home and environment with cheerful fire lamps and fire balloons. Moe Moe Ko fire balloon market also competes not only in local but also at China Market.


Aisa Whale Travels operating Diving Tour and Adventure Tour in Myanmar. Now their new born S/Y Wanderlust will be explored Myeik (Mergui) Archipelago for coming season 2010-2011. Myeik Archipelago is situated at the southern most part of Myanmar. It is near the border of Thialand and stands as a nice place for adventure tour. S/Y Wanderlust has three double and two single cabins accommodate for maximum six guests. Her large laid out decks canopied areas offers the cool shade for the customers. You can also enjoy the wonderful diving from 4 meter RIB inflatable dingy with a 25 hp outboard from S/Y Wanderlust. S/Y Wanderlust also has 2 electric driven compressors, dive tanks, GPS navigation system, depth sounder, VHF radio auto pilot & camera charging facilities. To enjoy such adventure tour with S/Y Wanderlust around Myeik (Mergui) Archipelago, please click the following reservation link.


Elegant Pleasant View Resort will open at Ngapali beach on this October. It has 26 deluxe rooms and has high speed interest access. In coming Autumn season, Pleasant View Resort welcome and warmly greeting all family who come and have recreation at Ngapali Beach. Freshly sea sense of Ngapali Beach and silver sea wave will bring you harmonies of happiness. Every room of Pleasant View Resort can enjoy the miracle sea view from your accommodation’s window. Therefore, not only diamond sand grains and silver sea waves of Ngapali beach but also hearty service of Pleasant View Resort Nagapali are welcome to you all .

SKY SMILE LOUNGE FROM MAI (13 October, 2010)

MAI Sky Smile Lounge now opens for every passengers of Myanmar Airline International. Even though your ticket is not business class, you can enjoy free internet access, finger food and free flow drink, business secretary service and machine massage at Sky Smile Lounge. It is located at Yangon International Airport. Sky Smile Lounge intends to the convenient of MAI passenger with luxury amenities and service before your flight. Every passenger can spend your time with unnecessary prior reservation at Sky Smile Lounge by using 8 USD.

MYANMAR TRAIN SERVICE (09 October, 2010)

Convenience transportation is the main root of local business. In Myanmar, there are various kinds of public transportation services around Yangon such as Trishaw, Bus, Taxi and so on. Among them, transportation fee for public train service is the cheapest one. Currently, government tries to update the train ticketing system by pre-paid card system. It effect to be more convenience all travelers at Yangon than before. It is easier to travel with train every day and no need to spend the by queuing up at the ticket stations. These services will help local travelers as smoothing transportation. Moreover, it will issue with yellow, white, green and pink to identify the ticket status. By taking train, we can obviously observe the daily living status and natural beauty of Yangon along the railway. Coolly fresh air hugs your brainstorm and attacks your stress. The flowering plants beside the railway lines cure your stress.


Myanmar Bagan, Mandalay, Bago, Kyeikhtioyoo and so on are the place of interest in Myanmar. In prior period, everybody have to pay the entrance fee at the air port or the car entrance on their arrival. It can take a period of time. Now from 1st October 2010, Myanmar government arranges Pre-paid Card Program for entrance fee. It is only 10$ each for Mandalay, Bagan and Bago. If you would like to pre-paid card, you can buy before your arrival to Myanmar. Even though the card is only valid for one day, the validity status is started when you script the metallic layer from the card. These prepaid cards can buy all travelers not only by themselves on their arrival to Myanmar but also order from travel agencies.

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