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Body of domestic tourist girl recovered from Kuakata hotel

Dhaka, March 03 – Police recovered the body of a tourist named Ishita, 19 from a residential hotel ‘Holiday Inn.’ in Kuakata, Patuakhali. The body of the tourist was recovered from the hotel’s room number 108 around 8 am on Tuesday morning and sent to Patuakhali morgue for autopsy. A UD case has been filed at the Mahipur Police Station ... Read More »

Amari Dhaka to celebrate Woman’s Day on March 8

Dhaka, February 2020 – On March 8, to recognize women and their achievements, Amari Dhaka will celebrate women in all spheres of life on International Women’s Day 2020 with different offers and Amari aims to attract passionate individuals to explore a range of employment opportunities. Read More »

Tourists throng ‘Shimul Bagan’ in Sunamganj

Tourists thronged ‘Shimul Bagan’ in Tahirpur upazila to celebrate Pahela Falgun (first day of spring) and Valentine’s Day on Friday. ‘Shimul Bagan’, a garden of Shimul tree (scientific name Bombax ceiba), wore a festive look with the presence of hundreds of tourists in the area. Joynal Abedin, a tree love, planted about 3,000 Shimul trees on 2,400 acres of land ... Read More »

Global tourism takes major hit as virus halts Chinese travel

This should have been a good year for global tourism, with trade tensions gradually easing, certain economies growing and banner events like the Summer Olympics taking place in Tokyo. But the viral outbreak in China has thrown the travel industry into chaos, threatening billions in losses and keeping millions of would-be travelers at home. Read More »

Unbelievable sight of the Everest in a cloudy evening

Mostafa Kamal Majumder It was a partially cloudy afternoon at the Nepali resort of Nagarkot where I along with more than a dozen men associated with the Panos institute South Asia stayed for several nights doing a workshop. Sponsors were from Panos North East India. Tourists coming to this resort without fail try to have a glimpse of the Everest ... Read More »

Amari Dhaka launches a New Friday Getaway

Dhaka, December 2019 – Looking for a bubble of warmth and serenity in this long grey winter. Amari Dhaka is bringing a relaxing Friday getaway for you and your loved ones. Rejuvenate with ‘Weekend Paradise’ package and enjoy 5-star comfort with impeccable service and feel the stress of the week melt away. Read More »

Thai food festival at Amari Dhaka

Dhaka, November 2019 – Amari Dhaka is bringing the festive tastes of Thailand for Dhaka city dwellers and food enthusiasts. Prepared by Thai culinary maestro and Amari’s newly appointed new Thai Chef Nong from 21st till 30th November 2019 at Amari Dhaka. Read More »

Africa watch: Morocco tourism gains momentum

By Hugo Bourhis UN, Oct 30 2019 (IPS) – The crème de la crème of Hollywood was in Marrakech, Morocco, for the wedding of British movie star Idris Elba in April this year. Elba tied the knot with his Canadian model girlfriend, former Miss Vancouver Sabrina Dhowre, at the Ksar Char-Bagh hotel, an exquisite Alhambra-style hotel. Read More »

It happens only in India

Sudhirendar Sharma Mention of a railway journey invites memories of the good, and not-so-good travel experiences over time. More than the destination, it is the sheer experience of being on the train journey that replays through awful encounters, amusing anecdotes, and avoidable follies. Yet, there is something compelling that continues to entice people to persist with their train journeys, quite ... Read More »

It’s the age of Asia when it comes to passport power

As the global economy transforms and centers of power shift, Asia’s dominance appears to be unfaltering. Entering into the final quarter of 2019, Japan and Singapore retain a firm hold on first place on the Henley Passport Index, each with a visa-free/visa-on-arrival score of 190 out of a maximum 227. For most of the index’s 14-year history – which is ... Read More »

Global requests for SSR for airline passengers nearly double

• Little-known SSR code, DPNA 1, can be used to alert airlines when a traveler has an intellectual or developmental disability and needs assistance • Many airlines offer support to meet passengers’ individual needs once alerted via the SSR code • Use of the code on flights booked through Travelport has increased 89% since the launch of its Travel Unified ... Read More »

Thomas Cook is dead: 150,000 UK holidaymakers are stranded

Lianna Brinded, Head of Yahoo Finance UK 23 September 2019 – Major travel operator Thomas Cook (TCG.L) has finally collapsed after months of trying to seal bailout cash from Chinese conglomerate Fosun as well as from a number of other firms. It has immediately ceased to trade, leading to 150,000 UK holidaymakers stranded abroad and the biggest ever peacetime repatriation ... Read More »

Traveling fans head to Japan for Rugby World Cup 2019

Langley, United Kingdom, Thursday 19 September 2019: Advanced flight bookings to Japan suggest rugby fans from the United Kingdom, New Zealand and Ireland will be on the ground in force to support their teams during this year’s Rugby World Cup according to research by Travelport, a leading technology company serving the global travel industry. Read More »