Welcome to explore Myanmar with us. Discovery DMC is an inbound tour operator providing a wide range of services to its partners and clients.
The company is owned and managed by its senior directors who have long been involved in Myanmar and Southeast Asian tourism sector.
Discovery DMC’s focus is on quality and creating unique and personalized experiences. We are passionate travelers and survey frequently new routes, destinations, properties and have our fingers on pulse what’s happening in our region.
Our company main office is located in Yangon, in addition we have regional offices in Bagan, Inle Lake, Mandalay and Ngapali Beach
Not only are our roots deeply in Myanmar, each member of our managing team boasts over a decade of experience in the travel industry. A genuine passion for guest delight runs across our offices throughout the country. We celebrate diversity with staff drawn from different ethnic minority groups in Myanmar, and we all share in the same, warm brand of Myanmar hospitality the country is known for.
MIKA ITAVAARA (Mr) | MANAGING DIRECTOR
Travel entrepreneur from Finland. Aged 40, Mika has long track record in travel and holds Tourism & Business Management degree from the UK. He is a specialist in tour operations and destination management and started travelling to Asia 20 years ago. Mika has been has been calling Asia home for over 12 years now. His first encounter with Myanmar was in 2003 when scouting new touring destinations, as Asia Product Manager. The charm of the Myanmar people and country won him easily over and decision to join one of the leading tour operators in Myanmar as the Deputy Managing Director was a natural next step. Mika successfully led the 4 country offices for several years, and later founded tour operators (Mandala Travel) in Finland 2009 and (Discovery DMC ) in Myanmar 2011. As a passionate explorer Mika has found the perfect place, Myanmar, that still after many years never fail to impress him. On his free time you will find Mika exploring new trails on his motorbike, trekking or out and about with his cameras.
OSKAR KOSKI (Mr) | BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER
Oskar is in charge of our marketing and business development activities. He has lived in Asia for over 14 years and has extensive experience travelling throughout the region. Before joining with us in Myanmar he has lived in Thailand, Singapore & China. Oskar is from Finland and holds a Masters Degree in International Business, his hobbies include traveling, hiking & photography.
NANG NANG (Mrs) | SALES & RESERVATIONS MANAGER
Senior manager with long of experience in the tourism field. Nang is of Shan ethnicity and comes from from Taunggyi near Inle Lake. Nang has been working with several of the biggest tour operators in the country during her 10 plus year’s career before joining Discovery DMC as Sales & Reservations Manager. Nang’s team will assist you with crafting the perfect trip to suit your needs and desires.
We offer a personal touch. Unlike larger companies concentrating in high volume, we consciously remain small in order to pay greater attention to detail and personalized service. Discovery goes the extra mile before and throughout your trip to ensure your visit is a special one. We cherish the opportunity to host you in Myanmar.
Discovery takes delight in the creation of tours designed to suit the precise wishes and requirements of guests. We relish the opportunity to showcase the scope and depth of our expertise on the country. In addition to our group tour offerings, we are a bespoke tour specialist. We take particular pleasure in the crafting of travel off the beaten track, in the unusual and the adventurous, or the educational and the spiritual.
We pride ourselves in bringing together some of the most highly-trained travel professionals and knowledgeable, engaging tour guides to work under one company. They impart a wealth of knowledge, personally researched and experienced, in order to provide our guests with memorable experiences to last a lifetime. Visit our guides page
We believe tourism is vital for the country’s future and the prosperity of its people. Accordingly, we do our best to operate in sustainable manner. Whatever the tour selected, our guests receive the real deal – and in a manner designed to do no damage to the local culture or ecosystems.
When dealing with Discovery you will not deal with a faceless mass travel factory. If you give us your business, you will be looked after by dedicated tour operator. No one will work harder than Discovery team to make your dream trip come true. No matter where in Myanmar you desire to go, and no matter what you wish to do, the Discovery team has been there. Experience counts, and at Discovery we have loads of it waiting to be shared with you.
Discovery Destination Management Co. Ltd. (Discovery DMC) is Myanmar registered tour operator, licence number 698FC.
Our head office is Yangon where all reservations and correspondence takes place. In addition we have operational offices in Bagan, Mandalay, Inle Lake and Ngapali Beach and sales office in the USA.
Suzie Campbell – Director of Marketing
315 W. Elliot Rd, Ste 107-175, Tempe, AZ 85284
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Our regional offices in Myanmar:
Bagan: 4 Thiripyitsaya Street, Nyaung Oo, Bagan
Mandalay: No.25/55, 11th Street, Between 74th&75th street, Aung Myay Thar Zan Township, Mandalay
Inle Lake: No.89 Phaung Daw Pyan Rd, Win Qtr 3, Nyaung Shwe, Shan State
Ngapali Beach: Kipling’s Bay GH, Lintha Village, Ngapali
Discovery DMC is member of:
UMTA – Union of Myanmar Travel Agents Association and
ATTA – Adventure Travel Trade Association
ASTA – American Society of Travel Agents