Myanmar tourist arrivals rose 18 percent last year to 3.44 million visitors, despite international condemnation over the treatment of its Rohingya Muslim population. Myanmar’s Ministry of Hotels and Tourism said it had expected around 3.5 million visitors last year after arrival numbers dipped to 2.9 million in 2016 from 4.7 million in the previous 12 months (see chart below).
Industry could be worth up to $14.1 billion to economy by 2030A visitor uses a smartphone to take a photograph at the Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon, Myanmar. Myanmar tourist arrivals rose 18 percent last year to 3.44 million visitors, despite international condemnation over the treatment of its Rohingya Muslim population.
“We expected 3.5 million in 2017 but we only received 3.44 million due to natural disaster and H1N1,” said Myint Htwe, adding that the impact of the conflict in the northern part of Rakhine state was limited because it’s a not a major tourist destination. “We expect more than 3.44 million this year,” he said.
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