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.
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.
Operation of sea planes and cruise ships will be introduced for tourists to access St Martin’s Island round the year, said Chairman of Cox’s Bazar Development Authority (CDA) Commodore Mohammad Nurul Abshar yesterday.
The stakeholders of the tourism industry should be encouraged to adapt to ecotourism, stressed speakers at an event yesterday.
Bandarban district administration today lifted the ban on domestic and foreign tourists travelling to Ruma and Thanchi upazilas
US-Bangla Airlines is going to start direct flights to its 12th international destination, India's capital Delhi, from the last week of July.
Hospitality service providers in Cox’s Bazar are not expecting an onrush of tourists amid the upcoming holiday centring Eid-ul-Azha as ongoing inflationary pressure and unfavourable weather are keeping travellers at bay.