Report concerned over speed of tourism growth in Myanmar

yangonAfter years with little contact with the outside world, tourism in Burma/Myanmar is growing at a staggering rate. The government is targeting 4.5 million tourists in 2015, five times the number just five years ago. A recent report by the Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business warns that the country is “poorly prepared” to handle this flood of visitors.

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Jeremy Smithhttp://www.jmcsmith.com
Jeremy Smith is the editor and co-founder of Travindy. He is a writer and communications consultant working for a more responsible and sustainable tourism industry. He is the author of two books, writes a fortnightly blog on responsible tourism for World Travel Market, and provides consultancy to a wide range of companies and organisations, ranging from National Parks to individual hotels and tour operators.

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