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  Volume: XXIV, Issue No. 21 June 16-30, 2015  


Workshop on ‘Safe Travel to the Sundarbans’
_A Monitor Report Dhaka : National Hospita-lity and Tourism Training Institute (NHTTI) and Tourism Forum of Bangladesh (TFB) jointly organised a workshop on safe travel to the Sundar-bans at the seminar hall of Bangladesh Parjatan Corpo-ration, Mahakhali in the city. This workshop was specially designed for the tourist guides, operation crew members and operators who handle the tourists in Sundarbans. Around 25 tour operators and 20 tour guide attended the workshop. Professional tour oper. More...
China, Korea, Japan agree on tourism and forget political disputes
_A Monitor Report Beijing : China, Korea, Japan have agreed on tourism and put aside political disputes. The meeting_ the first by tourism ministers of the three countries in four years, according to Jiji - came ahead of the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea and Japan's 2020 Summer Olympics. The three ministers agreed to set a goal of raising the number of visitors between them to 30 million in 2020 from some 20 million last year, the news reports said. Japan, China and South Korea briefly. More...
Bangalore to host PATA Travel Mart-2015
_A Monitor Report Bangkok : The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) will hold the 38th PATA Travel Mart-2015 in Bangalore, Karnataka, India on September 6-8, 2015 at the Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC). The Mart is being generously hosted by the Department of Tourism, Government of Karnataka. Bangalore or officially known as Bengaluru, is the capital city of Karnataka in South India. Bangalore is a city of contrasts, going by several aliases: India's Silicon Valley, Pub Ci. More...
Etihad, Tourism Malaysia sign partnership deal to boost tourism
_A Monitor Report Abu Dhabi : Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and Tourism Malaysia on June 4 signed a global partnership agreement to boost inbound tourism to Malaysia by leveraging the airline's global passenger network. Under the agreement, Etihad Airways and Tourism Malaysia will put into effect a range of joint marketing activities targeting Malaysia's leading inbound visitor markets_ the UK, US, Europe (Germany, France and Italy), and the Middle Ea. More...
Nijhoom Tours receives TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2015
_A Monitor Report Dhaka : Nijhoom Tours, one of the fastest growing inbound tour operators in Bangladesh, announced on May 20 that it has received a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award for 2015, a first in the history of tourism industry of the country. This award is the highest honour a tour operator can expect in the whole world. TripAdvisor is the largest travel review website in the world. After visiting a country, several million registered travellers of TripAdvisor write revie. More...
Manzur elected ATAB President, Aslam Secretary General
_A Monitor Report Dhaka : SN Manzur Murs-hed (Mahbub), Proprietor of Sureswar Travels, was elected President and Aslam Khan, Proprietor of New Line Travel International, Secre-tary General of the Asso-ciation of Travel Agents of Bangladesh (ATAB) for the term 2015-2017 in an election to the Executive Committee of the association on June 8. Khademul Hujjaj Mohd Tajul Islam, Managing Director of Khawaja Air Media Services Ltd, Mohd Abu Zafor, Proprietor of Concord International and Md Abdul Jabb. More...
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