Tourism

Tourism

Pvt hajj agencies fail to rent houses for pilgrims in KSA

HAAB, ministry trade blame over ‘mismanagement’

3w ago

Attacks in hilly areas will not affect tourism: tourist police chief

Additional Inspector General of Police Md Abu Kalam Siddique, the chief of Tourist Police, today said the attack in the hilly areas will not affect tourism sector

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10 women honoured for their contributions in aviation, tourism sectors

Ten distinguished women were awarded today for their outstanding achievement in aviation, tourism, aeronautical engineering and culinary sectors

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Experts for a regional alliance of South Asian airlines

Aviation experts and top officials of different airlines yesterday stressed the need to form a regional alliance among South Asian airlines to sustain against the competition of global mega airlines, stretch their market share, and increase customer satisfaction.

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Govt to fine foreigners overstaying visas, working without permit

The government has decided to impose fines and progressive tax on a daily basis on foreigners for overstaying their visas and working illegally in Bangladesh, according to a decision taken at a meeting on Tuesday.

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Global tourism to reach pre-pandemic levels in 2024: UN

International tourism levels will be slightly higher than its pre-pandemic levels in 2024 boosted by an expected resurgence in Asia, the UN's World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) said Friday

4m ago

Tourism fared well in 2023 despite jitters

The overall tourism industry in Bangladesh performed well throughout the outgoing calendar year despite facing adversity in the final quarter due to ongoing political unrest, according to industry people.

5m ago

Blockade hits tourism business in Sundarbans

The political action has disrupted the tour plans of holiday-makers, leading to the mass cancellation of bookings

5m ago

Tourism festival begins in Kuakata

A two-day tourism festival organised by the Bangladesh Tourism Board and the Ministry of Civil Aviation and Tourism starts in Kuakata, Patuakhali today.

5m ago

Tourism industry at Saint Martin struggling to stay afloat

Saint Martin's Island off the southern coast of Cox's Bazar is usually abuzz with tourists this time each year, but the ongoing nationwide strikes and blockades have put a damper on the local tourism industry.

5m ago

Tourism sector suffers severe blow amid political turmoil

Political instability ahead of the national election has appeared to be a big blow to the country’s tourism sector as the most popular tourist destinations including Cox's Bazar, St Martin and Kuakata have seen a sharp drop in the number of visitors

6m ago

Blockade taking a toll on tourism

The tourism industry of Bangladesh has been hit hard by the ongoing political unrest as people are unwilling to travel for fear of violence amid strikes and blockades across the country, according to businesspeople.

6m ago

Sri Lanka approves free tourist visa for seven countries

Tourists from China, India, Russia, Japan, Thailand, Indonesia, and Malaysia will be issued free visas till March 31, 2024

7m ago

Govt needs to be lenient in issuance of visas: minister

The government needs to be more liberal regarding the issuance of tourist visas to foreign citizens, State Minister for Civil Aviation and Tourism M Mahbub Ali said today

8m ago

World Tourism Day: Bandarban celebrates with marathon and procession

People of Bandarban celebrated World Tourism Day today by participating in a mini marathon and bringing out a colourful procession in the district town.

8m ago

Tourism awaits a fillip from long weekend

In Bangladesh, the peak season for the tourism and hospitality sector begins in September and continues until March. And the upcoming long weekend is going to provide an initial boost to the sector, with operators in major holiday destinations coming up with various offers.

8m ago

Tourism awaits a fillip from long weekend

In Bangladesh, the peak season for the tourism and hospitality sector begins in September and continues until March. And the upcoming long weekend is going to provide an initial boost to the sector, with operators in major holiday destinations coming up with various offers.

8m ago

Lack of skilled manpower key challenge for tourism sector

Although the tourism and hospitality management industry in Bangladesh is expanding fast, the lack of a skilled workforce is the key challenge right now, stakeholders said yesterday.

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