October 4, 2021
October 4, 2021

JS body recommends casinos, other facilities for foreign tourists

A parliamentary body today recommended setting up different facilities including dedicated casinos for foreign tourists in the country’s tourist spots.

October 4, 2021
October 4, 2021

International tourism fair Dhaka Travel Mart in March next year

The 17th edition of the Dhaka Travel Mart, an international tourism fair, is expected to start at Pan Pacific Sonargaon in Dhaka on March 10 next year.

October 1, 2021
October 1, 2021

Go Zayaan raises $2.5m for expansion

Bangladeshi travel-tech startup Go Zayaan has raised $2.6 million in a seed round led by Wavemaker Partners, one of Southeast Asia’s leading venture capital firms, according to a press release.

September 27, 2021
September 27, 2021

Bangladesh Parjatan Corporation: In the throes of pandemic

Jewel Mia, a temporary employee of Motel Sylhet, has been working for the Bangladesh Parjatan Corporation for the last four years.

September 26, 2021
September 26, 2021

'Introduce on-arrival visas to attract tourists'

State Minister for Civil Aviation and Tourism Md Mahbub Ali today said his ministry has requested the home ministry to introduce on-arrival visas to attract tourists during the post-Coronavirus...

September 26, 2021
September 26, 2021

South Asia eyes tourism revival with eased restrictions

Nepal has restarted visas on arrival for vaccinated tourists as South Asian nations attempt to revive tourism businesses devastated after 18 months of the pandemic.

September 15, 2021
September 15, 2021

Bali tourism industry looking for uptick

Bali’s tourism industry is hoping for an uptick in business after Covid-19 social restrictions were eased for the resort island on Monday, with the government beginning to formulate plans to allow...

September 9, 2021
September 9, 2021

Luxury hotels turning around

After a prolonged lockdown, business of star-rated hotels has slightly improved amid the pandemic as business travel and flight operations have resumed, according to industry insiders.

August 31, 2021
August 31, 2021

Ukraine pins hopes on Gulf visitors for pandemic-hit tourism

Saudi tourists ride horse-drawn carriages, pose for portraits by street artists and play chess on benches with locals in Lviv, a city in Ukraine more accustomed to hosting European guests.

August 27, 2021
August 27, 2021

Tourism coming out of woods

Business of hotels and resorts in tourist destinations is rebounding slowly as the Delta Covid-19 variant and dengue have turned customers very cautious over whether they would go on holidays.