2018, July 28
The Union Minister of the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism, U OhnMaung attended and delivered an opening speech in the coordinating meeting for the participation in JATA Tourism Expo 2018 and the implementation of digital Marketing and reducing Visa Policy cases at Inya Lake Hotel in Yangon on 27th July 2018 at 10 AM. To this meeting, representatives from the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism, Myanmar Tourism Federation,Chairman and Secretary from the private sector and the international airlines and representatives from the private and public sector who are responsible for Digital Marketing attended to this meeting.
In his speech, he would like to know international to the situations of Myanmar, the importance of Digital Marketing while attracting the visitors who will come to Myanmar, invite the international bloggers and Travel Writers to implement the tourism markets and to draw the tourism itineraries and contents. Then, representatives from the committee and specialists explain about the ongoing process to the Minister.
At the lunch of this meeting, he negotiated about reducing Visa Policy for Chinese, Japanese and Korean visitors and attempted to target to come the visitors from these countries while visitor arrivals’re decreased from European countries, and he negotiated about starting the temporary period of 1 year from 1st Oct 2019 to 30th Sept 2019 about reducing Visa Policy plans for China, Japan and Korea Countries, about Visa on Free for Japan and Southern Korea,and to advertise to promote the Digital marketing plans to all over the world.
The Directorate of Hotels and Tourism, Deputy Director General, DawKhinThan Win discussed about the VisaPlicycases for Tourism Promotion to the attending participants.
From this meeting, the participants discussed about the Myanmar Travel Booth to show at JATA Tourism Expo 2018. In Minister’s opening speech, he attempted to coordinate to effective more and more in showing the Travel Mart on the behalf of Myanmar, he addressed the needs for signing MOU between Myanmar and Japan, to change the Nation Branding of ‘Let the Journey Begin’ as ‘Myanmar be Enchanted’.Then, the meeting was concluded at 4PM.