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Kolkata becoming medical tourim hub

KOLKATA, India - Kazi Mohammed Hasima, a 44-year-old businessman from Bangladesh’s Chittagong district, first visited Kolkata in 2005 for a health check-up.

Iran and Bangladesh join TRI

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - The Region Initiative (TRI) has expanded deeper into South Asia as the Bangladesh Tourism Foundation has joined TRI.

Bangladeshi capital hosts Asian tourism fair

DHAKA, Bangladesh - A three-day Asian Tourism Fair kicked off on Thursday here with the participation of 12 Asian countries aiming at promoting tourism of Bangladesh and networking with other Asian co

International conference on climate change scheduled for Bangladesh

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, Africa (eTN) - South Africa and Mali are the African countries expected to participate in the Fifth International Conference on Community Based Adaptation to Climate Change to

Sundarban – vote to protect a unique environment

(eTN) - The traditional wild forests of the Sundarban in South Asia are home to the endangered Royal Bengal Tiger and an unrivaled variety of animal, bird, and marine life.

Dispute over Bay of Bengal isle is over – the isle...

NEW DELHI – For nearly 30 years, India and Bangladesh have argued over control of a tiny rock island in the Bay of Bengal.

Bangladesh capsized ferry death toll rises to 72

DHAKA, Bangladesh – The death toll from the capsizing of a ferry over the weekend in southern Bangladesh rose Monday to 72 after rescuers recovered an additional 14 bodies.

Bangladesh prime minister issues directives to develop tourism

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has directed authorities to take steps to make all places of natural beauty, as well as religious and historic spots in the country attractive to local and fore

Bangladesh creates tourist police

DHAKA - Bangladesh has formed a new police unit to ensure more protection for local and foreign tourists and tourism spots in the South Asian country, a senior spokesman of Bangladesh Police said on S

Bangladesh will hold a number of exhibitions to lure foreign tourists

Dhaka - Bangladesh will hold a number of exhibitions in selective South and Southeast Asian countries to attract foreign tourists to the panoramic view of lush green of the Himalayan delta, a minister

Gusty winds of global economic recession grips Bangladesh’s travel industry

DHAKA - Gusty winds of global economic recession has pushed a number of foreign airlines either near to pack up or downsize their operations from Bangladesh, leaving the country's travel industry in g

Bangladesh airline orders two 737-800s

Biman Bangladesh Airlines has ordered two Boeing 737-800 airplanes worth between $140 million and $158 million, according to Boeing.

Sloan came on tourist visa, says Home Ministry

The government didn't allow international human rights lawyer William Sloan to hold press conference here on February 22 as he came to Bangladesh on tourist visa to see some paintings, not on business he was doing here, it was officially stated Sunday.

Tourists discover Saint Martin island

Corals and clear blue water have helped Bangladesh's only coral island become a major tourist attraction - just don't expect a buzzing nightlife. While mainly Muslim Bangladesh has tried to encourage tourism, it still bans discotheques, night clubs and bars that serve alcohol. Tour operators even lament the scarcity of golf clubs in the country of more than 140 million people.

Bangladesh and eco-tourism

As a destination for eco-tourism, Bangladesh is truly hard to beat. For a small country in South Asia that is only 144,470 square kilometres, there is definitely a lot to see, enjoy and do here.