The Ministry of Hotels and Tourism said there is an ongoing discussion among relevant offices on imposing a one hotel, one island rule in Myeik Archipelago in Tanintharyi Region.
Policy is not set yet. It is still in the process. Feasibility has been submitted to the higher authority. A meeting will be called back if necessary.The Myeik Archipelago is a famous destination for foreign investments and there are many applications to build resorts on the islands.At present, in addition to natural resource discovery, conservation and security issues, there are difficulties in on-ground situations to allow one hotel on big islands.The costs are still high for visitors to get to Myeik Archipelago and the area still needs more boats, accommodations and other basic infrastructure.
Currently, the government permitted 10 companies to operate in 13 islands in Tanintharyi and there are hotel developments as well. Myeik Archipelago is famous among tourists for being among the virgin destinations and attracted interest from foreign visitors, most of whom sail in yachts from neighbouring Thailand. Among the more famous destinations in Myeik are the Trident Island, Tayel Island, Kyat Mauk Island, Lan Pi Island, Nyauk Oo Phi Island, Cave Done Island and Bo Cho Island.
Source: Myanmar Times