Tourism Board arranges mega event to attract regional tourists

Around 100 tour operators from India, Nepal, Bhutan and Sri Lanka are participating in the programme.

3-day int’l tourism fair beings in Dhaka

The three-day international tourism fair -- Dhaka Travel Mart -- began at a city hotel today.

3-day long Int’l travel and tourism expo to begin on Dec 1

A three-day long Bangladesh International Travel and Tourism Expo (BITTE) will start on December 1 to boost the country's tourism industry and showcase Bangladesh to global tourists.

Eid boosts battered tourism: Hotels doing brisk business

Hotels and resorts in tourist destinations across Bangladesh are enjoying brisk business thanks to the long holiday afforded by most industries in the current festival season centring Eid-ul-Fitr as they look to partially recover pandemic-induced losses.

Eid brings Moulvibazar tourism back to life

The name “Sreemangal” makes the heart tremble, according to a man who came to visit the ever-popular tourist destination to enjoy the Eid holiday with his family.

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.

Tourist bus for Padma Bridge starts today

Bangladesh Parjatan Corporation (BPC) is going to start a special bus service for tourists who want to see Padma Bridge.

Kuakata tourism to boom once Padma bridge opens

Kuakata, home to the second largest beach in Bangladesh, is already visited by a large number of domestic and foreign tourists each year but their numbers could increase seven-fold once the Padma Multipurpose Bridge is officially opened, according to local businesspeople.

Parliament passes bill to develop tourism industry

The Parliament today passed “Bangladesh Parjatan Corporation (Amendment) Bill-2022” aiming at strengthening the corporation, and expand its scope to develop the tourism industry.

"Tourism in Bangladesh won't succeed until people change mindset"

Top officials of the government at a workshop today said the government couldn’t provide proper policy support to encash the huge prospect of the country's tourism sector.

Tourism needs proper planning

Proper planning for the tourism sector’s development has become imperative as Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) cannot be achieved by 2030 if tourism does not flourish in Bangladesh, said speakers at a meeting yesterday.

Tourism recovering, but not back to pre-pandemic levels

Global tourism is roaring back to life despite Covid travel headaches and the effects of the war in Ukraine, but it has yet to return to its pre-pandemic health.

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.

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.

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.

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.