U Ohn Maung was appointed as Union Minister for Hotels and Tourism of Myanmar in 2016. With over 40 years of experience in hotel and tourism business as well as broad business knowledge, he is instrumental in fostering the country’s tourism and community development, with focuses on capacity building, destination management and tourism promotion during his tenure.
One of Myanmar’s pioneers in hotel business, Mr. U began his career at Inle Lake in 1976. In 1996, he founded Inle Princess Hotel in Inle Lake and has since become a huge success. He is also a regional representative for prominent multinational travel agencies Diethelm Travel Agency and Belmond Tours.
Mr. U holds a Bachelor degree in Physics.