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Posted: 21 Aug 2012 | 8:19 am
Myanmar's emerging hospitality industry is buzzing over reports that the General Manager of the Sedona Yangon will not be allowed to re-enter the country over allegatons of inflating hotel rates.
An article in the Myanmar Times cites the Ministry of Hotel and Tourism decision to not allow Saman Sarathchandra back into the country and to seek a replacement within six months.
The Government body is of the opinion that the hotel had failed to act within a USD150 rate cap which they put in place in June.
According to the new items Sarathchandra who has worked in the country for 13 years says the issue is a misunderstanding.
He has stated that the hotel has received contradictory information about a minimum rates in both June and July and this represented a moving target.
On the flip side the Ministry has received complaints from travel agents over alleged hyper-inflation of room rates and profiteering by hotels due to surging demand.
Myanmar as was the case of Vietnam looks set to struggle with the issue of a free market economy after decades of isolation.
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