Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar projected as MICE destination

Ministry of Hotels and Tourism, Government of Myanmar has recently announced plans to establish Nay Pyi Taw as a MICE destination, having established a central organising office in the capital city as a “one-stop shop” for organising MICE events.

“Nay Pyi Taw is an ideal place for MICE tourism because we have international-standard hotels and convention centres. Also, transport is very good and there is no air pollution,” said Khin Than Win, Director of Tourism Promotion and International Relations department under the Ministry.

Khin Than WinThe Kempinski Hotel Nay Pyi Taw and the Myanmar International Convention Centres 1 and 2 are the major MICE facilities in the city. Though the city is yet to become popular amongst tourists, more such facilities are expected to come up in the city to cater to MICE segment.

The city had previously hosted the ASEAN Tourism Forum, ASEAN Summit and World Economic Forum on East Asia.