Tourism of BurmaBurma Tourism
Ballooning is a favorite option for visiting Burma/Myanmar for tourism, pagoda and other beautiful sights. Burma's tourism has mainly been developped by the Burmese authorities, but there are many privately owned companies targeting a broad spectrum of people. In 1992 the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education and Research began promoting tourism in the state.
More than 1 million international visitors to Myanmar in 2012 and this number is projected to increase to around 1.5 million in 2013. Arrival to Yangon Entry Point, Mandalay & Bagan Gateways, Nay Pyi Taw Gateway and Border Tourism. Burma's pro-democracy ruler, Aung San Suu Kyi, has in the past asked to boycott tourism.
The reason for this could be that tourism is in the interest of the general population. Most supporters of Burma's democratic system are calling for a total blackout of Burma's tourism. There are other pro-democracy campaigners, such as Ma Thanegi, who are in favor of small-scale tourism and meticulous expenditure. Studies in 2012 warn that more international tourism, including under the government's Responsible Tourism Policy, would provide automatic assistance to the Burmese nation and a trickle-down effect; rather, tourism would most likely be beneficial to cronies and further exacerbate the violation of aggravation.
Myanmar tourism up 18 percent despite Rohingya's'ethnic cleanup
Myanmar's ascent as a favorite tourist spot over the past 30 years has been notable. Last year, this figure rose from 21,000 to 3.44 million in 1995, an upturn of 16,190 percent. Just-in-Francis, Chief Executive Officer of Responsible-Trade, concur. While Syria is not a sustainable tourist destination and the latest Pakistan figures are not available, three of the other eight countries (Russia, Egypt and Saudi Arabia) recorded a decline in the number of incoming flights between 2015 and 2017 (while worldwide tourist traffic on most of the world grew rapidly).