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  Volume: XXIV, Issue No. 19 May 16-31, 2015  


CAAB likely to get the 'authority' shortly
_By Raquib Siddiqi Dhaka : The Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) is likely to get its missing 'authority' shortly and Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA), the gateway to Bangladesh by air, its lost Category-1 status by the end of the year 2015. Rashed Khan Menon, Minister for Civil Aviation and Tourism indicated these at a function for distribution of certificates among ins-pectors of CAAB, on May 5. It may be recalled that the process of re-organisation of CAAB started . More...
Construct 3rd terminal for Dhaka airport : PM
_A Monitor Report Dhaka :Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina directed the authorities concerned to go ahead with constructing the third terminal for the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA) as soon as possible to handle the mounting pressure of passengers. The Prime Minister gave the directive at a meeting on a power-point presentation at her office on May 13 on a preliminary feasibility study report and draft master plan to build the third terminal, second runway and other infrastructures f. More...
Le Meridien Dhaka set to soft open on June 1
_A Monitor Report Dhaka : Le Meridien Dhaka, the city's first ultra luxury hotel, is set to soft open on June 1. Ashwani Nayar, General Manager, Le Meridien Dhaka made this disclosure while talking to The Bangladesh Monitor at the hotel recently. The 304-room hotel, has 200 Deluxe Rooms, 58 Club Rooms, 21 Club Premium Rooms, 11 Junior Suites, 11 Executive Suites, two Le Meridien Suites and one Presidential Suite. It is the first hotel in the global chain to have in room 'media hub'. Besides pr. 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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