Our Story: The Shalom story began back in 2006 while Sammy Samuels, founder of the company, was studying at Yeshiva University in New York. Even when Myanmar was a pariah state, Moses Samuels, Sammy’s father, had long helped tourists interested in visiting the country, answering their queries regarding accommodations, flights and restaurants. Many grateful recipients of his knowledge and his assistance have urged him to open a travel agency so that he might more formally help people experience the beautiful and diverse country. Father and son eventually turned it into a business in 2006. From these modest roots, they quickly set about creating Myanmar’s most reliable tour agency with innovative and exciting tours, opening the country up to curious, dynamic travelers. Despite their growth, Sammy’s vision still remains. Personal is how we began, and that’s how we continue to be. Read more...
There are those who travel but never really arrive. Those who visit a place but never know the people. Travel is so much more when you get closer to life and how it is lived...more
At Myanmar Shalom we are committed to grow our business in a sustainable manner. We aim to maximize the positive effects of tourism on individuals and local communities, while minimizing negative social, environmental and economic impacts....more
To be the most trusted and respected Travel Agency recognized by our clients/partners for delivering excellence, to be a leading provider of Myanmar Travel market. We want to be a leading example of a tour operator demonstrating sustainable tourism in Myanmar and to continuously create new opportunities for growth in our strategic business.