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


Paharpur gets ready for homestays
-A Monitor Report Paharpur : Community-based tourism (CBT), the key to sustainable development of tourism, is the ideal means of associating grassroots people with this trade and for the eradication of poverty. Human resources in the villages, particularly in the areas rich in tourism attractions, can be harnessed with short-term training to provide services to tourists. This would not only create employment but also lead to increase in the numbers of tourists and the revenue generated from. More...
Cambodia's largest mosque opens in Phnom Penh
-A Monitor Report Phnom Penh (IINA) : Cambodia's largest and only Ottoman-style mosque was officially opened by Prime Minister Hun Sen in a ceremony attended by more than 1,000 people in the capital recently, Worldbulletin reported. Al-Serkal Grand Mosque in Phnom Penh's Boeng Kak neighbourhood was funded by Eisa Bin Nasser Bin Abdellatif Alserkal, an Emirati businessman, and replaces a mosque that once sat on the same site before it was torn down in 2012. "For the whole country, when they tr. More...
Conde Nast China journalists visit Bangladesh
-A Monitor Report Dhaka : Siasong Tang and Wei Shen, two journalists from the Conde Nast China, visited different tourist places and attractions of Bangladesh recently. They came to the country at the invitation of Bangladesh Tourism Board (BTB) for making a documentary on tourism in Bangladesh. The documentary will be published on series basis in the Conde Nast China magazine. The journalist group also met Khurshed Alam Chowdhury, Secretary, Ministry of Civil Aviation and Tourism at Motel . More...
ITSC DU Student Chapter launched
-A Monitor Report Dhaka : International Tourism Student's Confederation (ITSC) Dhaka University Student Chapter's was launched at a convention at conference hall, Faculty of Business Studies, DU on May 8. The formal launching programme was chaired by Professor Dr. Mojib Uddin Ahmed, Chairperson, Department of Tourism and Hospitality Management, Dhaka University. Md. Ashikur Rahman Avi, President of International Tourism Student's Confederation, presented the committee to the Chairperson, 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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