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Burma promotes tourism as critics urge protest

source : CNN February 20.

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) – The tourism industry thinks it can make the magic of Myanmar – golden pagodas, ancient cities, sarong-clad people – a more potent lure than the calls for a protest of this military-ruled nation.

Business people maintain that lackluster marketing, few international air links and bureaucratic hassles rather than political activists have held Myanmar back from becoming one of Asia’s top tourist destinations.
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