MRTI was proud to organise the first-ever “Forum on Sustainability in Tourism and Hospitality in Myanmar” with Swisscontact and Global Sustainable Tourism Council – GSTC on the 29th and 30th of March at Novotel Yangon Max.
H.E. Mr. Paul Seger, Ambassador of the Embassy of Switzerland in Myanmar as well as U Ohn Myint, Deputy Director General, Directorate of Hotels and Tourism (MoHT) attended the first day of the Forum and delivered remarks to highlight the importance of the event in promoting sustainable practices in Myanmar.
More than 160 representatives from hotels, officials from MoHT, key associations from the Myanmar Tourism Federation, development partners and community based stakeholders that are supporting sustainable tourism in the country joined this event.
The first day of the forum was held in a conference style, where national and international experts shared their experiences and discussed the implementation of sustainability practices in their respective destinations.