No holiday for Myanmar’s conflict-hit tourism

Country's democratic transition was supposed to spark a global tourism boom, but civil war, security concerns and a mounting refugee crisis have deterred even intrepid travelers

Yangon, September 23, 2017 1:47 PM (UTC+8)
Smoke is seen on Myanmar's side of border as Rohingya refugees walk on the shore after crossing the Bangladesh-Myanmar border by boat through the Bay of Bengal, in Shah Porir Dwip, Bangladesh September 11, 2017. Photo: Reuters/Danish Siddiqui
Smoke is seen on Myanmar's side of border as Rohingya refugees walk on the shore after crossing the Bangladesh-Myanmar border by boat through the Bay of Bengal, in Shah Porir Dwip, Bangladesh September 11, 2017. Photo: Reuters/Danish Siddiqui
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