Authorities are planning to expand Ngapali Hotel Zone with new hotels by Max Myanmar, Edin, Minzarni and Fortune companies, in coming October, according to Ngapali Hotel Zone’s development seminar held last week.
Hotels and Tourism Minister Htay Aung met with the hotel operators from Ngapali Hotel Zone at Amazing Ngapali Resort on May 3 and discussed matters on the expansion, beautifying and sanitation works around the beach as well as construction of new roads for easy access.
“The number of tourist arrivals is remarkably increasing. We are planning to expand the hotel zone in three phases. For beautifying of the beach, we are also carrying out the sanitation tasks,” said Kyaw Swa Maung, the Resident Manager from Amazing Ngapali Resort.
Currently, there are 563 rooms in the Ngapali Hotel Zone. If four new hotels open in this year, there will be nearly 700 rooms.
The number of tourists who visited Ngapali had increased since 2011 and nearly 10,000 tourists visited the beach this year.
In the zone, there will be 23 hotels when the new hotels are completed. Moreover, the plans are under ways to extend Ngapali Hotel zone.
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