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Hilton to Enter Myanmar

Thursday March 7th, 2013 - 11:32AM

YANGON, MYANMAR–Hilton Worldwide plans to enter the Burmese market in 2014 with the 300-room Hilton Yangon.

Hilton will manage the hotel on behalf of the owner, LP Holding Co., Ltd. Following the social and economic reforms Myanmar has made in the past year, the country has seen visitor arrivals grow by 45.1%, compared to the previous year. Yangon, in particular, is positioned to grow much faster than many other emerging markets in Asia, according to Hilton research.

The 21-story hotel will be part of a mixed-use development that includes high-end retail and office components.