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  Volume: XXIV, Issue No. 13 February 16-28, 2015  
   
 
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FRONT PAGE »
- Biman initiates effort to upgrade ground handling operation with foreign partner
- Bangladeshi tour operators come back empty handed
AVIATION »
- Biman flight makes emergency landing at HSIA
- SIA's new Premium Economy Class now open for booking
- Jet Airways cuts fares to take on IndiGo, SpiceJet
- Saudia deploys app for easy Wi-Fi access
- Emirates offers inflight entertainment in over 35 languages
- Qatar flies to Amsterdam June 16
- Tariff Guru Palmer passed away
- One fatal crash a week by 2030 inevitable, says aviation expert
- Boeing, Thai Airways International celebrate 75th direct airplane delivery
- Korean Air executive jailed in 'nut rage' case
- Etihad-backed Jet Airways posts first profit for nearly 2 years
- Mihin Lanka, SriLankan to be merged
- SIA, Abacus Bangladesh 'Book to Win' contest prize giving ceremony
- Turkish Airlines adds 3 new destinations in March
TOURISM »
- International tourism generates US$1.4tr in export earnings
- Baikka Beel, a great place for serenity seekers
- Over 550,000 tourists spent more than US$900m in Turkey in 2014
CARGO & SHIPPING »
- Turkish Cargo announces opening of new cargo terminal
- Air cargo ends 2014 on a positive note
- Etihad Airways introduces new cargo mgmt system
- Qatar Airways Cargo launches Basel flights
BANKING & COMMERCE »
- Atiur receives 'Central Bank Governor of the Year-Asia Pacific' award
- Executive Committee meeting of Al-Arafah Islami Bank held
- The Westin Dhaka introduces ?Nabab? as a new meeting venue
HOTEL & RESTAURANT »
- A large new resort to open at Inani in May
- The Chef, for fresh and spicy delicacies
- Tony Khan receives BPHA's Star Hotelier award
- New Japanese culinary attraction at Banani
BACK PAGE »
- Boeing bagged 1,550 gross orders last year

 
 
FRONT PAGE »
- Current political violence in BD hitting nascent tourism industry very hard
- 54.1pc rise in number of tourists from Bangladesh
AVIATION »
- Thai Airways unveils Transformation Plan
- Flight bookings move to mobiles as passengers pick up phones
- Dubai company to set up budget airline in Thailand
- Alitalia to introduce new routes, products, branding
- Jet Airways introduces Zero Penalty Fee for online changes or cancellations
- New Etihad uniforms take inflight couture to glamorous new heights
- Airline sweeps top accolade in five main categories
- SITA's new Hub Control Centre helps China Eastern save millions
- Qatar Airways to raise capacity on all routes to Italy, introduce double daily flights to Madrid
- Oman Air to achieve profitability
- SIA shows commitment to Singapore's tourism sector with SG50 promotions
- NOVOAIR Airline Partner of Bangabandhu Gold Cup Football
- Saudia domestic ticket validity extended to one year
- SIA appoints Lam Kyle as GM Bangladesh
TOURISM »
- Nijhum Dwip, an ideal place for nature and adventure lovers
- PWCL survey tags Myanmar as top 'emerging' destination
- Japan welcomed over 13 million visitors in 2014
CARGO & SHIPPING »
- FedEx toes e-commerce waters with two others
- Payra Sea Port, Wellingford sign PSP master plan deal
BANKING & COMMERCE »
- Mithila crowned Veet Channel i Top Model 2014
- EBL introduces Smart Card
- Top Indian Engineering Institute opens for Bangladeshi
- Crescent Leather opens outlet at Jamuna Future Park
HOTEL & RESTAURANT »
- Peninsula offers special sea food items at rooftop restaurant
- Sayeman Beach Resort opens in Cox's Bazar
- 2,390 hotels comprising 537,726 rooms under contract in Asia Pacific pipeline
- Grand Sultan Tea Resort & Golf named world's best 'Luxury Golf Resort'
- Chef Special Kebab Fest at Pan Pacific Sonargaon Dhaka
- Celebrate Valentine's Day at Regency, Sarina
BACK PAGE »
- Dubai takes over top spot for international passenger traffic
- Delsey launches Pluggage
- Islamic lifestyle economy represents US$2 trillion in consumption

 

 
     
 
NEWS UPDATES
ONLINE NEWS »
- 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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