Travelling to Burma

VISAS FOR Burma/Myanmar

For visa information and “visa on arrival” please contact your local Myanmar embassy.

If assistance is required, or you need a letter of invitation to support your visa application, please contact Marvin Lim at JCU Singapore via email prior to 16 May. Marvin’s email address is


The venue for the State of the Tropics launch (Sunday 29 June) and State of the Tropics workshops (Monday 30 June) is the Kandawgyi Palace hotel, on the shores of Royal Lake and 30 minutes from the Yangon/Rangoon International Airport.

See their website for details of rooms available

The Kandawgyi Palace Hotel has reserved rooms for those attending the State of the Tropics launch. A special rate of $155 (US) to $165 (US) for deluxe rooms is offered for State of the Tropics guests. Please quote “State of the Tropics” in any correspondence to receive this discount rate. To request a registration form please email  or

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