The mysterious impact of Increasing of price of Hotel in Myanmar
To understand the impact of industrial hotel, stealing one hour northwest of Bangkok on the new border with Myanmar in the industry.Chinese tourists are more than 100 000 in Myanmar in 2012. Amazing Growth?
On the roof of the Asia Plaza, a decrepit hotel in the Soviet-style modern one days diving in a swimming regrets his fate. His salary of $ 50 a month "is not enough to feed my family," he complained. A friend said that the only job he had was worse in terms of karaoke club and have sex for pleasure officers the military during the years of brutal military dictatorship.
Political ChangementState withdrew in 2011, and now that the Myanmar opens, move global chains, how to hunt relics Asia Plaza. "After that there was only North Korea," said an officer of the hotel. Currently Yangon, the commercial capital, has some chic rooms, the rates are tripled in two years. But pubs of the city, next to the arms dealer and diplomats, the specialists trained Swiss food and drinks catering schools. Hilton Peninsula, Best Western and Accor have signed agreements buildings. More will follow.
The process is not always pretty. Accor has Zaw Zaw with, a tycoon on U.S. blacklist because of his links with the generals a partnership. "He jokes in meetings that this is a military operation," whispers an Accor Manager. "Everyone laughed, but we do not know if he wants it." But the construction work is in progress. Next to the house of Aung San Suu Kyi, a Nobel laureate who has led the opposition to the military regime, is located on a 400-room hotel, a sea of mud. developed a short drive south of Yoma Strategic Office, a conglomerate, the hotels, buzzing with the Americanized twang of youth Aborigines, who returned from abroad to rebuild their country. "After that there was only North Korea," said an officer of the hotel
The task of managing these hotels with international standards will not be easy. Utilities are ugly when the hotels have their own generators and water filtration systems. Credit cards work irregularly, so that hotels need to manage in a position to bundles of bills. A manager is concerned that the hotel boom will overwhelm the system of communal collection. However, this should lead to more investment.
Manage a Hotel in Myanmar is not that easyFood suppliers also benefit. Known in a cold room next to his business Ye Htut Win Yangon, as "Sharky" exhibits locally produced ham, each with a name tag from the hotel. Once owners Cocktail - Bar in Switzerland, he returned to a food business that supports 350 jobs start. Cerati Paolo, an Italian, who was trained as a missionary, a company leads of vegetables a garage. Cherry tomatoes and rocket from the war-torn north of the country (its main competitor smuggled into salad Taxi Thailand) buses. It supports 30 jobs and investing $ 200,000 truck and deposits.
Big suppliers to pass. In a room full of teriyaki marinade exposure and import French wine, Wang Li Jun, head of Premier Foods Distribution, said he plans to its supply chain to strengthen a level last Myanmar desperately needs.
what are the main problems?The biggest headache of new hotels will be to find and train employees in everything from the guests with deodorant Barbary meet. But recruitment is good news for the local population, who see to increase their wages. For example, Myatt Soe Htwe will soon become the first French pastry chef in the country. His family are farmers cow who find the idea of $ 100 meal "crazy." It does not seem that it prepares the taste of food she likes. But if they can expect $ 300-500 per month to earn a decent income in a bad location their studies.
According to an official estimate, the hotel and catering could create more than half a million jobs in Myanmar alone in 2020.
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