About Go-Myanmar.com


About Go-Myanmar.com

Go-Myanmar.com was created with the goal of simplifying the discovery of Myanmar as a travel destination. Its founder, Marcus Allender, spent a month travelling in Myanmar in 2010, and fell in love with its stunning scenery, rich culture and beautiful people. He found that solid, up-to-the-minute information on destinations, where to stay and how to get around was very difficult to come by, and that even the latest print travel guides were by their nature out of date in such a fast changing country.

This website was created in 2012 to address that need, by offering a wealth of information for all types of visitor – and has been continually expanding since. As well as an abundance of destination writing, blogs, photos and videosGo-Myanmar.com provides a wide variety of tour options to fit the needs all types of traveler – from budget to luxury. We also provide comprehensive domestic transport, accommodation and business travel booking options.

Go-Myanmar.com is continually updated with the latest information that people travelling to Myanmar need to know, from new hotels, to the latest prices, to areas becoming accessible to foreigners. We are always adding new features and services, so sign up to our newsletter to avoid missing out (form at the bottom of page)! And for day-to-day Myanmar travel news and stories, follow Go-Myanmar.com on Facebook or Twitter.

Visit our office in Yangon

Conveniently located in downtown Yangon at B (01-12) Lanmadaw Street, our office is open 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday and 9am to 1pm on Saturday. We are always happy to have a chat and can make travel bookings for you on the spot with Visa or MasterCard, US dollars or Myanmar kyat.

We also have help desks at Yangon International Airport terminals 1 (international) & 3 (domestic). They are located by arrivals under the banner of our partner flymya.com.

You can call us anytime on +95 (0) 9 79797 8883.


The Go-Myanmar.com team

Go-Myanmar.com has a large team of enthusiastic travel professionals based in Yangon and around Myanmar, whose goal is to make your trip as memorable and easy to manage as possible. We also have expert guides at locations around the country, who speak a variety of languages.

Here are some key staff:

Marcus Allender, Founder

A Brit who is based in Yangon, Marcus founded Go-Myanmar.com in 2012. He has travelled extensively in Myanmar and been interviewed in print, on radio and on TV and has been invited to talk as an industry expert at events including the Pacific Asia Travel Association's Adventure Travel Conference.

Marcus has used his his on-the-ground knowledge and contacts to help a number of high-profile shows, including CNN’s ‘On The Road’ and the BBC Travel Show, with their work in Myanmar; he is available for comment on the latest developments in the Myanmar tourism and media industries.

Previously Marcus worked in the UK and across Europe for The Economist magazine and at an online language education start-up in London. You can find him on LinkedIn here; to get in touch, email marcusallender (at) go-myanmar.com.

Grace Ei Thwe Aung, General Manager

A Myanmar national, Grace began her travel industry career in 1999 and has amassed a huge amount of experience since then, planning and executing travel itineraries for individuals and agents and from budget travel to the last word in luxury. 
Tourism is Grace’s passion and she is experienced in international cross-cultural communication, having studied Business Administration and certified Business Communication Skills for Tourism Officials course conducted by Raffles Education Singapore. 

You can find Grace on LinkedIn here.

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