Tourism takes off with the coming of winter

Tourist spots across Bangladesh are abuzz with both domestic and foreign travellers as the coming of winter, the country’s main holiday season, has again brought cheers to the tourism sector following the relaxing of enforcement of pandemic restrictions since the middle of last year.

Seminar laments lack of proper plans for tourism

The tourism sector in Bangladesh is still suffering and has not flourished properly due to a lack of proper planning, which may be a barrier to achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030, speakers told a seminar today.

‘Help flourish tourism sector’

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged private entrepreneurs to come forward to develop the country’s tourism sector and help achieve inclusive economic growth.

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.

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.

December 29, 2022
December 29, 2022

Tourism takes off with the coming of winter

Tourist spots across Bangladesh are abuzz with both domestic and foreign travellers as the coming of winter, the country’s main holiday season, has again brought cheers to the tourism sector following the relaxing of enforcement of pandemic restrictions since the middle of last year.

December 21, 2022
December 21, 2022

Seminar laments lack of proper plans for tourism

The tourism sector in Bangladesh is still suffering and has not flourished properly due to a lack of proper planning, which may be a barrier to achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030, speakers told a seminar today.

December 17, 2022
December 17, 2022

‘Help flourish tourism sector’

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged private entrepreneurs to come forward to develop the country’s tourism sector and help achieve inclusive economic growth.

December 12, 2022
December 12, 2022

Indonesia’s ban on sex outside marriage poses no risk to tourists: Bali governor

Visitors to Bali will not be put at risk by Indonesia's newly ratified criminal code, the island's governor said, dismissing concerns that revised laws which include articles criminalising sex outside marriage may scare away tourists from its shores..Indonesia's parliament last week passed

November 12, 2022
November 12, 2022

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.

August 25, 2022
August 25, 2022

High taxes hindering tourism

The current rates of VAT and other taxes are a major obstacle to developing the country’s tourism industry, a parliamentary body said yesterday.

July 31, 2022
July 31, 2022

Turkey’s tourism revenues triple

Turkey’s tourism revenues nearly tripled in the second quarter while first-half foreign visitor numbers surged close to 2019 levels, data showed on Friday, recovering from a coronavirus-driven slump and bringing in badly-needed foreign currency.

July 22, 2022
July 22, 2022

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.

June 21, 2022
June 21, 2022

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.

June 7, 2022
June 7, 2022

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.