Category: Bangladesh travel news

Bangladesh, to the east of India on the Bay of Bengal, is a South Asian country marked by lush greenery and many waterways. Its Padma (Ganges), Meghna and Jamuna rivers create fertile plains, and travel by boat is common. On the southern coast, the Sundarbans, an enormous mangrove forest shared with Eastern India, is home to the royal Bengal tiger.

Which countries rely on tourism for employment the most?

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 14, 2020

Travel experts have analyzed the number of tourism jobs available in over 170 countries around the world to reveal how ... Read More

Emirates launches fourth daily flight to Dhaka, Bangladesh

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 25, 2019

Emirates is adding a fourth daily service to Dhaka from 1 June 2020, to cater to Bangladesh's growing economy and ... Read More

Boeing and Biman Bangladesh Airlines announcement at Dubai Airshow

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 17, 2019

Boeing ] and Biman Bangladesh Airlines (Biman) announced today at the 2019 Dubai Airshow that the carrier is expanding its ... Read More

Most popular destinations for transplant tourism: China, India, Pakistan

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- October 14, 2019

Follow the money. This is true and this is the danger of transplant tourism. Concerns the Chinese Government still forcibly ... Read More

Oman’s SalamAir adds Chattogram to its Bangladesh network

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- September 30, 2019

Expanding its route network between Oman and the Indian subcontinent, Sultanate's fastest-growing value-for-money airline SalamAir has added a new direct ... Read More

1,000 people diagnosed in one day: Worst-ever dengue fever outbreak hits Bangladesh

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- July 31, 2019

1,000 people, mostly children, have been diagnosed with dengue fever in the past 24 hours in a historic outbreak in ... Read More

400K forced to evacuate after rivers overflow, submerge villages in Bangladesh

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- July 19, 2019

Bangladeshi officials said on Friday that the number of people fleeing their homes overnight after rain-swollen rivers in Bangladesh broke ... Read More

Bangladesh and China to advance Belt and Road Initiative cooperation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- July 4, 2019

China and Bangladesh on Thursday agreed to advance their cooperation on the Belt and Road Initiative. The consensus was reached ... Read More

Five killed, dozens injured in Bangladesh train crash

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 24, 2019

At least five people were killed and over a 100 were injured in a train derailment in northeastern Bangladesh, an ... Read More

Armed man attempts to hijack Dubai-bound plane, opens fire on board

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 24, 2019

Biman Bangladesh Airlines plane bound for Dubai was forced to make an emergency landing in Chittagong, Bangladesh after a hijacking ... Read More

Bangladesh Election Fear: Empty hotels in high tourist season

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 29, 2018

The peak season for Bangladesh tourism is now, but Bangladesh tourists spots like Cox's Bazar are deserted. The Asian country's ... Read More

New US Policies on Visas Can Hurt Same-Sex Couples at the UN

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- October 3, 2018

An LGBT rights rally in Dhaka, Bangladesh. A new rule from the State Department requires that all foreign nationals working ... Read More

Bangladeshi Muslims storm overcrowded trains to get home for holiday

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- August 21, 2018

Hundreds of Muslims can be seen clambering onto the train roof as they try to return to their families and ... Read More

Bangladeshi tourists love Nepal: Dhaka Travel Mart 2018 shows

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 24, 2018

A three International tourism fair ‘Dhaka Travel Mart 2018’ which began on March 24 at the Ball Room of Pan ... Read More

Crash-landed in Kathmandu, Nepal: Aircraft with 67 passengers

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 12, 2018

A US - Bangla Airlines passenger plane has crash-landed at Kathmandu airport in Nepal on Monday. There were 67 passengers ... Read More

Airline passenger strips naked, attacks stewardess, tied up by fellow passengers

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 5, 2018

Airline passenger tied up by the flight crew, after he reportedly stripped naked and masturbated on a flight from Malaysia ... Read More

UNWTO Commission for Asia and the Pacific meets in Bangladesh

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 18, 2017

In 2016, Asia and the Pacific received 309 million international tourist arrivals, 9% more than in 2015; by 2030 this ... Read More

Dusit International to open its first hotel in Bangladesh’s capital city

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 20, 2017

Dusit International, one of Thailand’s foremost hotel and property development companies, is set to expand its global footprint once again ... Read More

Traveling and like to breathe fresh air? Where not to go

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 20, 2017

The Gulf region may be the leader in luxury travel and tourism, but it does have the worst air quality in ... Read More