Yangon, 8th July,2018

The Union Minister of the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism, U Ohn Maung attended and delivered an opening speech in the coordinating meeting for the participation in JATA Tourism Expo 2018 and the implementation of Digital Marketing on behalf of Myanmar which was held at Inya Lake Hotel in Yangon on 8th July 2018. Thirty representatives from the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism, Myanmar Tourism Federation, Union of Myanmar Travel Association, Myanamr Tourism Marketing and representatvies from the private sector who are responsible for Digital Marketing attended to this meeting.

In an opening speech, this meeting is the second coordinating meeting for the participation in JATA Tourism Expo 2018. He would like to attract more Japanese visitors, to share perfect and interesting country information and destinations in International Travel Mart, to coordinate the public and private sectors for the development of toursim. We received The Best Booth Operation Award in 33rd Korea World Travel Mart held in Soul, Korea. And he negotiated with the relevant Ministers about reducing Visa Policy for Chinese, Japanese and Korean visitors. We are attempting for the tourism promotion funds and we need to consider not only for the Tourism Promotion but also Country Promotion.

And then U Maung Maung Swe, Vice Chairman of the Myanmar Tourism Federation shared about the first time attending to Japan Tourism Road Show and Myanmar Festival 2018 held on June and July 2018 around the four cities in Japan and Daw May Myat Mon Win, Chairperson of Myanmar Tourism Marketing also explained the implementation for Myanmar Travel Booth at JATA Tourism Expo 2018 and further implementations.

Later, we informed that attendees discussed the upgrading strategies for the Digital Marketing and the meeting was concluded with the closing speech by U Ohn Maung, Union Minister, the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism.