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  Volume: XXIV, Issue No. 17 April 16-30, 2015  


Start with a clean slate, start small and then grow
_A Monitor Report Dhaka : "Perception is still the problem for Bangla-desh. You will have to overcome the perception problem. You need to tell tourists why they need to come. The people outside also need to know what the country has to offer." "You will have to make sure it is safe. Identify areas (in Bangladesh) and then promote those. Use also social media. You can count on PATA for human capital development and training and promoting destinations. We can also find opportunities to hold acti. More...
FOD drills will be held every fortnight
_A Monitor Report Dhaka : Foreign object debris (FOD) drills will be held every fortnight at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA) from now on. Group Captain MK Zakir Hassan, afwc, psc, Director, HSIA said this while inaugurating "Apron Cleanliness Day" at HSIA in the city on April 13. Led by him, officials of CAAB, HSIA, different airlines and airside staff went across the apron in a line and picked up FODs. The objective was to make all the stakeholders of the gateway to the countr. More...
Thai govt launches 1111 hotline to receive foreigners' complaints
_A Monitor Report Bangkok : The Royal Thai government on March 20 launched a new 1111 hotline to receive complaints from foreigners in Thailand, in addition to the existing 1155 Tourist Police Call Centre. In case of emergency, foreigners are advised to dial 1155. The 24-hour Tourist Police Call Centre is ready to offer assistance to both tourists and foreign residents in Thailand. There will be interpreters on standby to receive all emergency calls. If the pressing cases are beyond the centre. More...
- Emirates? SkyCargo Night held in the City
- Emirates to restart flights to Baghdad from 1 March
- Canada wants Dhaka-Toronto direct air link
- Dhaka Regency Celebrated the Enchanting Valentine?s Day
- Sheer Joy of Shakrain, the kite festival
- India aims to achieve 1pc share of global arrivals this year
- Abu Dhabi named among top 10 destinations in 2015
- China is number one source of international tourists
- West Bengal Tourism reaching out to int?l tourism sectors
- Over 550,000 tourists spent more than $900m in Turkey in 2014
- Homestay programme gives authentic Indian-Myanmar experience in a remote region
- Record 56.4m tourists flocked to NY in 2014
- Cox?s Bazar-Teknaf Marine Drive to be completed by next year
- Watch World Cup Cricket 2015 matches live at Dhaka Regency
- Kabab and Paratha Festival on at Khazana Gulshan
- Hotels in London report 8.3pc RevPAR Increase
- UCBL card holders to get free int?l SIMs from WOWtel
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