Quantcast

Skift Take

Myanmar is only a few years away from becoming the next Thailand and the arrival of Hilton and MasterCard, while a necessary driver of the boom, is also what will eventually strip the country of its undiscovered gems.

— Samantha Shankman

Hilton Worldwide has become the first major international hotel company to announce its entry into Myanmar.

The company has signed a management agreement with LP Holding Co Ltd to operate the 300-room Hilton Yangon, which is expected to open in the city’s central Kyauktada Township area in 2014.

While Myanmar is developing fast, it still has a severe shortage of hotel rooms. Currently there are estimated to be only around 28,000 hotel rooms in the country – fewer than in downtown Bangkok…

Tags: hilton, myanmar

Loading...

Don’t miss out on 2016’s most inspirational & creative travel gathering. Buy tickets for Skift Global Forum while you still can!Get Ticket
+