Government Policy

3-day int’l tourism fair begins tomorrow in city

DHAKA, March 29, 2017 (BSS) - A three-day international tourism fair dubbed "US-BANGLA Airlines Dhaka Travel Mart 2017" will begin tomorrow to explore country's potentiality in tourism sector.

Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister Rashed Khan Menon will inaugurate the fair at Ball Room of Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel as the chief gust.

Travel and tourism publication, Bangladesh Monitor, is organizing the fair for the fourteenth time. Private carrier US-Bangla Airlines is supporting the event as title sponsor while national carrier Biman Bangladesh Airlines is the airline partner of the fair.

About 50 organizations from different countries and hosts Bangladesh are taking part in the fair, which includes National Tourism Organizations (NTOs), Airlines, Tour Operators, Hotels, Resorts, online booking portals and Healthcare service providers, among others.

Participating organizations during the fair will offer special discounts on airfares and other tourism products and services. Attractive tour packages for domestic and foreign destinations will be available for the visitors.

On the sidelines of the fair, a seminar on "Emergence of Halal Tourism- How Bangladesh Can Benefit" will be held on Saturday (April 1). International experts on this subject will be present in the seminar as guest speakers.

Visitors will enter the fair venue from 10 am to 8 pm from Thursday to Saturday paying an entry fee of Taka 30.

Raffle draw on the entry coupons will be held on the concluding day at 7.30 pm at the fair venue in front of visitors. Prizes will include airline tickets to various destinations at home and abroad, exciting tour packages, star hotel accommodation, lunch/dinner coupons and others.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)