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In 1996, in response to a "Visit Myanmar" campaign by the , the Burmese opposition (NLD) and its leader called for a tourism boycott. As the publication of Lonely Planet's guidebook to () is seen by some as an encouragement to visit that country, this led to calls for a boycott of Lonely Planet. Lonely Planet's view is that it highlights the issues surrounding a visit to the country, and that it wants to make sure that readers make an informed decision. In 2009, the NLD formally dropped its previous stance and now welcomes visitors "who are keen to promote the welfare of the common people".

In 1996, in response to a "Visit Myanmar" campaign by the , the Burmese opposition (NLD) and its leader called for a tourism boycott. As the publication of Lonely Planet's guidebook to () is seen by some as an encouragement to visit that country, this led to calls for a boycott of Lonely Planet. Lonely Planet's view is that it highlights the issues surrounding a visit to the country, and that it wants to make sure that readers make an informed decision. In 2009, the NLD formally dropped its previous stance and now welcomes visitors "who are keen to promote the welfare of the common people".

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