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Amari Dhaka, ONYX Group hotel, enhances hygiene & safety

Dhaka – 8 June 2020: In preparation to welcome travellers back to its hotels across the Asia-Pacific and to reassure guests who are currently in residence, ONYX Hospitality Group has announced enhanced operational hygiene and safety standards in an initiative known as “ONYX Clean” which will soon be fully implemented at Amari Dhaka. Read More »

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 »

Civil Aviation, Tourism Ministry move for Tobacco-free BD

Dhaka, Jan 19 – According to the Global Adult Tobacco Survey 2017, even in the provision of tobacco control law, almost 50% of people are being exposed to secondhand smoking in public places. In order to rescue the people from the harms of secondhand smoking, Ministry of Civil Aviation and Tourism, along with technical supports from National Tobacco Control Cell, ... 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 »

কক্সবাজারে কটেজে অস্ট্রেলীয় তরুণীকে ধর্ষণচেষ্টা

কক্সবাজারে ভ্রমণে আসা এক নারী পর্যটককে ধর্ষণের চেষ্টা অভিযোগে স্থানীয় দুই যুবককে গ্রেপ্তার করেছে পুলিশ। গত রোববার রাতে মেরিন ড্রাইভ সড়কের রামুর প্যাঁচারদ্বীপ সৈকতে একটি কটেজে ওই তরুণীকে ধর্ষণের চেষ্টা হয়েছে বলে অভিযোগ। Read More »

Food waste in tourism bigger issue than previously thought

There are major gaps in how food waste in tourism is understood and calculated, according to researchers at the University of Eastern Finland and the University of Southern California. Food waste originating from hotels, restaurants and events is recognised and can be estimated and calculated, but as the tourism industry is becoming more and more diverse, so are the sources ... 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 »