Category Archives: TOURISM

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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