Tourism fair in Oct to offset past losses

A three-day international tourism fair will be held in Dhaka in October to jumpstart the sector’s peak season after the previous two ones were virtually written off due to political turmoil. The sector’s peak season starts from October and lasts until March, and in the past two years it coincided with political unrest, which put off foreigners from visiting the country.

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Tourism fair begins Thursday

The government needs to act fast to ensure rapid growth in domestic tourism with better services and road communication, said an association of the tour operators yesterday.
“The number of domestic tourists is increasing at 10 percent a year. Now the government should provide them with better accommodation, security,

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Tourism fair calls for linkage among Asian countries

The 2nd Asian Tourism Fair 2012 began on Friday in the capital, aiming at improving tourism linkage among the Asian countries.
Tour operators, travel agents, airlines, hotels and resorts of 10 Asian countries including the host, Bangladesh, are taking part in the three-day fair at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre.
The fair is a collaboration of Parjatan Bichitra and Industry Skill Council for Tourism and Hospitality with support from TVET reform project of ILO Dhaka, Bangladesh Tourism Board

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