Category Archives: TOURISM

SHEIKH HASINA, HER POLITICAL INSIGHT AND BANGLADESH DEVELOPMENT

SHEIKH HASINA, HER POLITICAL INSIGHT AND BANGLADESH DEVELOPMENT – A K AZAD – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, the worthy daughter of the greatest Bangalee of all time Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, has inaugurated a brilliant chapter … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH’S HIDDEN STORY: A BOOMING ECONOMY

BANGLADESH’S HIDDEN STORY: A BOOMING ECONOMY SAJEEB WAZED A significant piece of news emerged from Bangladesh recently that received little notice outside the country. Last year for the first time, foreign direct investment from other countries into Bangladesh surpassed $2 … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH AMONG 10 COUNTRIES SET TO BECOME NEW DRIVERS OF GLOBAL GROWTH

BANGLADESH AMONG 10 COUNTRIES SET TO BECOME NEW DRIVERS OF GLOBAL GROWTH KAYES SOHEL Bangladesh’s export-oriented industrial sector already accounts for more than a quarter of GDP and will continue to develop as a global manufacturing hub in the coming … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH LIKELY TO BE 23rd LARGEST ECONOMY IN THREE YEAR

BANGLADESH LIKELY TO BE 23rd LARGEST ECONOMY IN THREE YEARS JIBON ISLAM Bangladesh is fast moving ahead towards development and prosperity and the would-be Asian Tiger may emerge as the 23rd economically flourished country in the world in a span … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH AND SHEIKH HASINA ON INTERNATIONAL STAGE

BANGLADESH ON INTERNATIONAL STAGE  

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BBIN MOTOR VEHICLE AGREEMENT SIGNED

BBIN MOTOR VEHICLE AGREEMENT SIGNED  Sheikh Shahariar Zaman, Shohel Mamun Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal have signed the Motor vehicle Agreement, an epoch making initiative, for free movement of goods and passengers among the four countries. “The agreement [MVA] has been … Continue reading

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BELT AND ROAD INITIATIVE

BELT AND ROAD INITIATIVE Syed Mansur Hashim The Chinese leadership has embraced the Belt and Road initiative to be built in parallel with one another. According to the action plan of the National Development and Reform Commission, a joint body … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH TAKES UP MEGA PLAN TO DEVELOP TOURISM HOTSPOTS FOR FOREIGNERS IN 2016

BANGLADESH TAKES UP MEGA PLAN TO DEVELOP TOURISM HOTSPOTS FOR FOREIGNERS IN 2016 Senior Correspondent, bdnews24.com The government has embarked on a mega plan to develop present and potential tourist attractions in Bangladesh. It is set to announce 2016 as … Continue reading

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ECONOMIC PROGRESS OF BANGLADESH : FROM “BASKET CASE” TO GLOBAL ROLE MODEL

ECONOMIC PROGRESS OF BANGLADESH : FROM “BASKET CASE” TO GLOBAL ROLE MODEL Bangladesh is in the process of transition from a predominantly agro-based economy to a modern time-befitting one. There has been a considerable change in global flows of trade … Continue reading

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TOURIST SPENDING TO RISE THIS YEAR

TOURIST SPENDING TO RISE THIS YEAR: STUDY Suman Saha An analyst says stable political climate and increase in people’s purchase power will drive growth Spending by local tourists is expected to grow by 7 percent year-on-year in 2014 to Tk … Continue reading

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PM CALLS FOR MAKING BANGLADESH AS TOURIST HUB

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BUILD KUAKATA INTO TOURISM HUB

BUILD KUAKATA INTO TOURISM HUB Hisham Bin Mustafa Businessmen and journalists yesterday urged the government to form Kuakata Authority, improve road links and make the Patuakhali airport operational to build Kuakata into a tourism hub. A 16-point memorandum was presented … Continue reading

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SWISSÔTEL HOTELS & RESORTS TO ENTER BANGLADESH HOTEL MARKET

SWISSÔTEL HOTELS & RESORTS TO ENTER BANGLADESH HOTEL MARKET Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts to enter Bangladesh hotel market In addition to Swissôtel’s recently announced hotel projects in a growing number of dynamic markets such as China, India and Russia, Swissôtel … Continue reading

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CTH WORKING WITH BANGLADESH HIGH COMMISSION

CTH WORKING WITH BANGLADESH HIGH COMMISSION Bangladesh High Commissioner, Mohamed Mijarul Quayes met with CTH Head of Operations and Compliance, Sue Graham to develop working relationships and promote Bangladesh as an up and coming Tourist destination. The Bangladesh High Commissioner … Continue reading

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BEST WESTERN TO OPEN MORE HOTELS IN SOUTH ASIA

BEST WESTERN TO OPEN MORE HOTELS IN SOUTH ASIA Bangkok – Best Western International has identified the South Asian countries of Sri Lanka and Bangladesh as key growth markets for its future expansion plan. Sri Lanka welcomed one million international visitors … Continue reading

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BRANDING BANGLADESH: INDIA’S NEIGHBOR IS BECOMING A MAJOR STARTUP HUB

BRANDING BANGLADESH: INDIA’S NEIGHBOR IS BECOMING A MAJOR STARTUP HUB Anushay Hossain Poverty, natural disasters, and cheap labor may be what you would normally associate with Bangladesh, but India’s neighbor could be Asia’s next major startup hub. “Bangladesh is becoming … Continue reading

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St. MARTIN’S IN PERIL

– St. MARTIN’S IN PERIL – These boats go to the deep sea for fishing. The fishermen bring these to the shore during the dry season to repair and renovate. PHOTO: NAZIM UDDIN PRINCE Reza Khan Bangladesh has just one … Continue reading

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“Bangladesh Brand”: Exploring potentials

“BANGLADESH BRAND”: EXPLORING POTENTIALS MAKLUKA JINIA and DR. ERSHAD ALI elucidate on the importance of branding the nation. The word “brand” is widely used but unequally understood. Its meaning ranges from source country to consumer’s perception about a product. In today’s world, consumer … Continue reading

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Where elephants once tread

WHERE ELEPHANTS ONCE TREAD Zahir Hassan Nabil Word of mouth has it that in the 1800s, the Pilkhana was used for keeping the state-owned elephants and rented out to rich Zamindars for keeping their elephants. The elephants were walked via … Continue reading

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