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17 Jul 2018

Asia’s most visited countries

China is the top most travel destination in Asia for the world’s tourists, according to the latest figures published by the World Bank.

83 million tourists visited China in 2014 making country as the first among the ten most visited countries in Asia. Since 2008 Olympics in Beijing, tourism is a national priority in China. China is promoting tourism as a comprehensive ind

ustry and an important driving force for economic development.

While as for this year, the China National Tourism Administration, the Chinese government authority responsible for the development of tourism in the country, says first nine months of 2016 saw 956 million international tourist arrivals..

The World Bank has ranked Malaysia as second most visited country in Asia. In 2014, 27 million 27,437,000 tourists visited the country known for its unique diversity.

Under the Malaysia Tourism Transformation Plan, Malaysia has identified tourism as a key growth area to transform the country into a high-income nation by 2020 having target of 36 million tourist arrivals.

Thailand is ranked third tourists destination in Asia with 24 million tourists visited the country in 2014. At present, according to the Tourism Authority of Thailand, 22.4 million international tourists visited the country between January to August 2016, generating around 31.2 billion US dollars.

India, the world second most populous country is at the 9th place with 7 million tourists visiting the country in 2014 while as 4 million tourists visited the Philippines which figures at 10th place in the World Bank ranking.

South Korea with 14 million tourists arrivals is at the fourth place, Japan with 13 million is at 5th, Singapore with 11 million is at 6th, Indonesia with 9 million is at 7th and Vietnam with 7,874,00 is at 8th place according to the World Bank data.

17 Jul 2018

Discover Bangladesh: Quick Tour into Char Kukri Mukri

Char Kukri Mukri, an island situated in the southern part of Bangladesh, offers tourists a beautiful landscape. In this new episode of Discover Bangladesh, Star Live takes you to Char Kukri Mukri, an island with mangrove forest and a beautiful sea beach.

17 Jul 2018

US BANGLA AIRLINES Declare a new package

US BANGLA AIRLINES Declare a new package
3 Days 2 Nights @Kolkata – BDT 16,990 Per Person

3 Days 2 Nights Summer Package to Kolkata
Dhaka – Kolkata – Dhaka
BDT 16,990
• Return Air Ticket (Dhaka-Kolkata-Dhaka) with all taxes
• 02 Nights Hotel Accommodation
• Buffet Breakfast
6 Months EMI @ 0% Interest available
All packages are applicable for minimum 02 person
Package rates may vary without prior notice, subject to taxes or conversion rate changes.
EMI With Bank Asia Limited, City Bank Limited, Dhaka Bank Limited, Eastern Bank Limited, Lanka Bangla Finance Limited, NCC Bank Limited, South East Bank Limited, Standard Chartered Bank, Dutch Bangla Bank Limited, Jamuna Bank Limited, Midland Bank, Meghna Bank, United Commercial Bank Ltd, NRBCL, Mutual Trust Bank
• Package valid to travel till 20 October 2018
• This price are not applicable during BLACKOUT PERIOD (Eid/Christman/New Year etc.) For Inquiry: 01777777881, 01777777882, and 01777777883
Email: holidays@us-banglaairlines.com

16 Jul 2018

11 Ways to Save Money When Booking Travel

11 Ways to Save Money When Booking Travel
11 Ways to Save Money When Booking Travel

Booking flights, rental cars and hotels can add up quickly, but with a few simple tips you can save big when booking your next vacation. We asked a few travel experts how to travel luxuriously on the cheap.

Earlier this year, Brian Kelly flew Singapore Airlines’ new first-class suite on its A380 airbus, taking off with a glass of Dom Pérignon and 50 square feet of legroom.

Independent Online Desk
16 Jul 2018

IndiGo, India, is set to start Dhaka-Kolkata round trip at the all-inclusive fare of Tk 5,031 everyday from August 1, with exciting airfare for passengers.

“We are pleased to announce Dhaka as our 9th international destination effective August 2018,” says William Boulter, chief strategy officer of IndiGo.

Passengers would be able to buy tickets through its official websitewww.goindigo.in, according to a release of IndiGo.

The IndiGo flight from Dhaka is scheduled at 7:10pm departure, with options for convenient connections to Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi and Mumbai.

Starting airfare of a Dhaka-Delhi-Dhaka via Kolkata (departure August 1, return August 4) showed Tk 11,700 when an input was given just into the system of IndiGo.

15 Jul 2018

National Vitamin-A Plus campaign

The National Vitamin-A Plus campaign is underway across the country on Saturday, aiming to feed Vitamin A plus capsules to all children aged from six months to 59 months.

15 Jul 2018

First Hajj flight leaves Dhaka

The first Hajj flight takes off from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport with 419 Bangladeshi palmer to Saudi Arabia on 14-July 2018. Palmers arrive at Ashkona Hajj Camp July 13, 2018.

15 Jul 2018

TripIt app will tell you how safe you are during your travels

A travel app is designed to tell you how safe you are during your travels. Photo: AFP Relaxnews/ istock
AFP Relax news
A travel-organizing app has commenced a new feature that will tell its users when they need to be more mind your eye about pickpockets and walking alone at night.
TripIt has rated neighborhoods around the world, scoring them on a scale of 1 to 100 as part of a new safety feature that aims to help “take the unknown out of travel.”
Neighborhoods are scored across categories such as women’s safety, access to health and medical services and political freedoms.

15 Jul 2018

Bangladesh International Tourism Fare 2018

Bangladesh International Tourism fare (BITF) 2018 held on 4-6 October 2018 in Bangabandhu International Conference Centre (BICC), Dhaka.
Time: 10:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Bangladesh International Tourism Fair (BITF) 2018 is the biggest International Travel and tourism fare of Bangladesh.

It is an avail for Travel and tourism related service providers to glass case their product, meet overseas, local contacts and negotiate business deals.
Organizer: Bangladesh Foundation for Tourism Development
Event Manager: ENTOURAGE
Creative Partner: DNS Advertising