April 10, 2022
April 10, 2022

Banglabandha port opens for tourists

Bangladeshi tourists have started crossing the border through the Banglabandha Land Port in Panchagarh, more than two years after their entry through the port was suspended in the wake of Covid-19.

March 20, 2022
March 20, 2022

Kuakata abuzz with tourists once again

Kuakata, a town in Kalapara upazila of Patuakhali, has become a hotbed for tourism once again as visitors are flocking to the popular seaside destination for much-needed rest and relaxation amid the receding coronavirus crisis.

February 23, 2022
February 23, 2022

Waive tax on imported goods, services

The owners of hotels, motels, resorts and guesthouses in Bangladesh yesterday demanded tax waivers on the goods imported and services rendered by their businesses in order to develop the local tourism sector and attract more foreign travellers.

January 23, 2022
January 23, 2022

Kuakata hotel business collapses as Covid curbs return

Hotel and motel owners in Kuakata, one of the most popular tourist spots in Bangladesh, are once again paying heavy prices as bookings are being cancelled owing to the latest spike in coronavirus cases.

January 17, 2022
January 17, 2022

Bill placed in parliament to boost revenue from tourism sector

Bangladesh Tourism Corporation (Amendment) Bill, 2022 was placed in Parliament today in a bid to make the existing law a time-befitting one for earning more revenue from the tourism sector.

January 11, 2022
January 11, 2022

Guliakhali beach now a reserved tourism zone

Guliakhali Sea Beach, a unique sea beach located in Sitakunda upazila, was declared a reserved area for tourism yesterday.

January 10, 2022
January 10, 2022

Investment, creating jobs: Young Bangladeshis turning to tourism business

Young people in Bangladesh are increasingly joining the country’s largely untapped tourism sector on completion of the tertiary-level education instead of running after government and private jobs.

December 29, 2021
December 29, 2021

No outdoor events in Cox’s Bazar on New Year's Eve

There will be no outdoor event to welcome the new year 2022 in Cox's Bazar.

November 28, 2021
November 28, 2021

Tourism’s share 3.02% in GDP

Tourism’s contribution to the gross domestic product (GDP) is estimated at 3.02 per cent by the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS).

November 23, 2021
November 23, 2021

Govt to build 11km elevated road over Kishoreganj haors

The government is set to undertake a nearly Tk 3,500-crore project to construct an 11-kilometre elevated road over haors in Kishoreganj to connect the northeastern backwater to the mainland.