Visa restrictions and pinched air capacity mean that arrivals have not quite boomed but they are set to grow rapidly.
And some big names are sniffing out possibilities here to compete with the more established Yangon business hotels.
Women occupy only 13 per cent of all seats (elected and appointed) in the Union Parliament.
Conflict and recurring natural disasters have hit women hardest and violence against women and girls in every form is widespread.
UN Country Team Myanmar meeting with UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon, 31st August 2016, where UN Women, Myanmar provided a presentation to the UN Secretary General on behalf of the UNCT, entitled, “ Step it up for Women and Girls in Myanmar: UN Work on Gender Equality and Women’s Rights”.