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Yangon Travel Massive
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A travel community in Yangon

Like a sleeping dragon awakening from a prolonged slumber, Yangon, formerly Rangoon, has begun to stretch its wings. Crumbling old colonial buildings, many with triffid-esqe foliage twisting out of their aged brickwork, make for a dramatic backdrop to a city steeped in history but today brimming with fresh optimism for the future.

Known as the city of ‘blood, dreams and gold’, Yangon is Myanmar’s commercial capital and the most culturally experimental and cosmopolitan city in the country. Over the last couple of years adventurous and ambitious foreigners and Myanmar nationals have begun flocking to this stirring metropolis.

It is a city ripping off its tawdry old clothes and adorning a new outfit, ready to once more take up its title as Princess of the East.

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8 months ago
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CEO, Sampan Travel

Hello everyone - my name is Bertie and I co-founded Travel Massive Yangon several years ago. We haven`t been that active recently due to the political turbulence in the country - but we will be back to support the tourism community here and welcome travellers to this remarkable country, some time in the future. You are all welcome to reach out.

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Bertie Alexander
CEO, Sampan Travel
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Min Than Htut
Founder, Pro Niti Travel
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Mona Konrad
Sustainable Tourism Consultant, International Trade Centre (ITC) and Centre for the Promotion of imports from developing countries (CBI)
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