MRTA 2019: Sponsors Gold Sponsors
Aung Nay Lin Htun Co. Ltd., established in 2012, started the largest coffee plantation and producing a diversified coffee portfolio including the speciality grade Genius Shan Highlands Coffee and highest quality Blue Pond Speciality Coffee in Southern Shan State in the hills surrounding the postcard perfect township of Ywar Ngan. Aung Nay Lin Htun Co. Ltd. received Organic Certification from both USDA and the EU in 2016 and it fully certified 22000 FSSC (Food Safety Management Systems) compliant under the Global Food Safety Initiative. Aung Nay Lin Htun Co. Ltd. also won several local and international awards including two consecutive years of ASEAN Business Awards for 2018 and 2019. While 85% of its sales are in Myanmar, Aung Nay Lin Htun Co. Ltd. exports 15% of its coffee to speciality coffee distributors in Asia, Europe and
North America. Moreover, Aung Nay Lin Htun Co. Ltd. donates 10% of its revenues to support education, healthcare and environmental conservation for the benefits of farmers.
The Hanns Seidel Foundation (HSF) was established in Munich (Germany) in 1967 and is active in 60 countries worldwide. HSF is working in Myanmar since 1994 and opened a representative office in Yangon in 2012. It is committed to democracy, peace and development. The practical actions the foundation engages in, focus on standards of human dignity and tolerance, freedom and responsibility, solidarity and sustainability,
equality of opportunity and intergenerational justice as well as subsidiarity as a principle of responsibility and structure. In Myanmar the Hanns Seidel Foundation works on the promotion of:
- Democratic and Inclusive Institutions and Processes
- Regional and Supra-Regional Integration of Myanmar
- Responsible and Sustainable Tourism Development
- Parliamentary Accountability and Transparency
Speak UP English started 17 years ago in Europe and is now present in more than 14 countries, with 150 centres and more than 110,000 learners studying daily worldwide. The first Speak UP English School in Myanmar will open in Times City, Kamayut Township, Yangon in early 2020. Speak UP recognises that English as an international language is essential for tourism professionals to ensure good service interactions and guest and customer communications are effective.
Our blended multimedia courses are available throughout the country to help hotels, tour and travel companies provide responsible service
quality and guest satisfaction https://www.facebook.com/SpeakUpMyanmar
AVI is an Australia-based International Development not-for-profit organisation committed to achieving economic and social development outcomes across Asia, the Pacific and the world.AVI invites change. They connect people to bring about
change by sharing their skills, knowledge and experience through international pathways and networks. They combine their extensive cross-sector networks with an evidence-based approach, which contributes to economic, social and environmental change for communities in our region and beyond. And as they support and co-design locally driven initiatives
that help stimulate sustained outcomes, rewarding relationships between Australians and their international peers are made. AVI manages the Child Safe Volunteering (CSV) Hub in Myanmar. The CSV Hub promotes responsible and child safe tourism and volunteering practices and enables systems change to strengthen child safeguarding outcomes. The Hub provides a centralised resource to share expertise and promote collaboration of local communities, organisations, private sector, government and networks in child safe tourism and volunteering.
International Trade Center (ITC) was established in 1964 as the joint agency of the United Nations and the World Trade Organization. ITC is fully dedicated to supporting the internationalization of micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs). Running from December 2017 to June 2021 and funded by The Netherlands, the “NTF IV Myanmar: Inclusive Tourism project with focus on Kayah State
(consolidation) and Tanintharyi Region (extension)” project builds on the results of the previous NTF III by expanding tourism product development to Tanintharyi region and further consolidating the achieved results at a national and at Kayah state level. The same successful value chain approach,
from product and service development over association strengthening and destination branding to market linkages will be adopted. ITC continues its close collaboration with CBI, who is implementing a parallel tourism project assisting tour operators and the national sector associations in export promotion.
Luxembourg Development Cooperation Agency (LuxDev), represented via its project MYA/001 LuxDev was created in 1978 as an agency to support small and medium enterprises in Luxembourg and only became an agency for development
cooperation in 1992. The overall objective of the project MYA/001 is to contribute to the broader goal of the Myanmar Tourism Master Plan 2013-
2020, i.e. to maximise the hospitality and tourism contribution to
national employment and income generation. Its specific objective is to build human resources capacity and promote service quality in the broader tourism sector. Both the governments of Myanmar and Luxembourg entrusted Lux-Dev, the official bilateral development agency of the
Government of Luxembourg to work in close concert with a number of governmental and non- governmental stakeholders to implement the project between 2015 and 2020 with a total budget of 8.5 million EUR – concentrating on three result areas: one, to stimulate the human resources and organisational development of a number of leading institutional actors – predominantly the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism (MOHT); two, to strengthen the operational capacity of existing and new education and training providers; and three, to upgrade the skills of the existing tourism workforce.
The Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business (MCRB) is an initiative to encourage responsible business activities throughout Myanmar. The Centre facilitates dialogue and processes aimed at building national and local capacity and partnerships on business and human rights related issues. MCRB has also undertaken research and published sector-wide impact assessments, including on tourism.
The Myanmar Project Management Center (MPC) is an extension of the Myanmar Financial Center (MFC), both under Myanmar Certified Training Centers Co Ltd (R.E.P. No 4548) a cooperative education provider for Professionals with world-class courses, international curriculum, a fully-equipped training and Test Centers in Myanmar. MPC provides a platform for project managers to learn and develop their skills further. Apart from education MPC also offer knowledge sharing, networking, a publication and career services.
RecyGlo, the technology platform for recycling, waste management, circular economy & resource recovery. We connect with service providers for waste recycling solutions, waste management facility and logistics partners coupled with our own data & reporting and certification mechanism. Our mission is to process materials in a safe, non-hazardous manner — with an aim to keep the world environmentally clean. We provide waste management services for plastics, metals, paper, glass, E- waste and organic matters. In addition shredding, environmental services, energy reduction & monitoring service, Carbon footprint reduction implementation and Carbon trading mechanisms are also added in the platform. We have saved more than 1,000 metric tons of waste going to landfills and eventually ended up in the ocean due to the monsoon season and people treating the rivers as their dumpsites. We are the only one company in South East Asia that is scaling and impacting for almost a million people currently for their zero waste lifestyle and expected to have an impact for more than 100 million people by the end of 2022 with our current growth rate. We have a presence in Singapore, Malaysia and Myanmar and looking forward to grow in Indonesia, Cambodia, Vietnam and Thailand. Our business is solving one of the most challenging problems in developing countries and building their basic infrastructure through technological platform. We have also touch the several Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), particularly for the life under water, where we stop the waste going to the ocean and destroying livelihoods.
Swisscontact began its activities in Myanmar in 2014, implementing a flagship project called the Vocational Skills Development Program
(VSDP), which is financed by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC). The VSDP is currently in its second phase, which began on 1 May 2018 and will continue until 31 April 2022. Its overall goal is to contribute to improved livelihood opportunities for women and men in targeted areas and occupations in Myanmar. The Program works to achieve its goal through the provision of inclusive market-relevant vocational training, certification of skills, and support for improvements to skills development systems in Myanmar. VSDP’s activities in the hospitality training sector include the promotion of sustainable tourism practices.
Bronze Sponsors Memories Group