Tag: Bangladesh

Luxury Cruising: Silversea celebrates silver jubilee

Luxury Cruising: Silversea celebrates silver jubilee

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019 17:44 0

Silversea Cruises serves 25 years as a luxury cruise line. Silversea has unlocked the authentic beauty of the world for almost half a million guests ... Read More

ILTM Asia Pacific 2019 confirmed as premier ‘one stop’ opportunity to meet region’s top decision making agents

ILTM Asia Pacific 2019 confirmed as premier ‘one stop’ opportunity to meet region’s top decision making agents

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019 15:45 0

With Asia Pacific continuing to dominate the world’s high net worth population, the second edition of ILTM Asia Pacific - which took place place in ... Read More

Biman Airlines plane skids off runway at Yangon Airport, breaks into three pieces

Biman Airlines plane skids off runway at Yangon Airport, breaks into three pieces

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019 15:50 0

A Biman Airlines’ Bombardier Dash-8 aircraft has skidded off the runway at Myanmar’s Yangon International Airport, losing its wings and breaking into three parts. Pilots ... Read More

Jaipur hotel scene: Vibrant, alive and growing

Jaipur hotel scene: Vibrant, alive and growing

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- May 2, 2019 02:35 0

There is much optimism in the hospitality industry in Jaipur, which has become known as the “Pink City.” It is a key component of the ... Read More

Quake strikes Aalo in Arunachal Pradesh India

Quake strikes Aalo in Arunachal Pradesh India

editor editor- April 23, 2019 20:48 0

A strong 6.1 earthquake struck 25 miles from Aalo, Arunachal Pradesh in India today, April 23, 2019, at 20:15:50 UTC. The tremor was felt in ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism Board participation at EmQuest Cricket Mania 2019 – Dubai UAE

Seychelles Tourism Board participation at EmQuest Cricket Mania 2019 – Dubai UAE

editor editor- April 15, 2019 20:59 0

The Seychelles has been seen on the Dubai Social scene this March as the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) participated in the EmQuest Cricket Mania 2019 ... Read More

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 24, 2019 16:08 0

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

Flying to Hawaii unsafe on a B737-800?  Boeing declines to comment

Flying to Hawaii unsafe on a B737-800? Boeing declines to comment

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 7, 2019 00:58 1

Is it safe flying a Southwest Airline B737-800 aircraft from North America to Hawaii? This is a question many experts are asking these days. A ... Read More

2,000 Nigerians still in Russia illegally long after FIFA World Cup ended

2,000 Nigerians still in Russia illegally long after FIFA World Cup ended

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 2, 2019 02:15 0

Almost 2,000 Nigerian football fans who arrived in Russia for the FIFA 2018 World Cup are still in the country, making up the largest number ... Read More

South Asia Tourism finds prominent footing in world economy

South Asia Tourism finds prominent footing in world economy

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- January 24, 2019 01:16 0

A just-released UN report, provides facts and figures to show the importance of South Asia Tourism. Read More

eTN Sri Lanka contributor appointed to international board of Asian Eco-Tourism Network 

eTN Sri Lanka contributor appointed to international board of Asian Eco-Tourism Network 

editor editor- January 14, 2019 21:44 0

Srilal Miththapala, senior tourism industry personality and regular contributor to eTurboNews from Sri Lanka, has been appointed to the Board of the Asian Eco-Tourism Network. Read More

A proud day for CEO Deepak Raj Joshi and the Nepal Tourism Board

A proud day for CEO Deepak Raj Joshi and the Nepal Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 31, 2018 07:16 0

The CEO of the Nepal Tourism Board (NTB), Deepak Raj Joshi is a proud man, Shradha Shrestha, the woman responsible for brand promotion is a ... Read More

Bangladesh Election Fear: Empty hotels in high tourist season

Bangladesh Election Fear: Empty hotels in high tourist season

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 29, 2018 07:19 0

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

Six Million Thai Muslims support TAT for promoting Thailand Halal Assembly

Six Million Thai Muslims support TAT for promoting Thailand Halal Assembly

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 11, 2018 21:10 0

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is to again organize a special seminar and one-day tour to promote Thailand as Muslim Friendly Destination on 15-16 December during ... Read More

Thai Tourism: International arrivals’ growth in line with the target

Thai Tourism: International arrivals’ growth in line with the target

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 10, 2018 09:25 0

The Thai tourism industry recorded total international arrivals of 31.25 million in January-October 2018, up 7.84%, generating an estimated 1.63 trillion Baht in tourism revenue, ... Read More

PATA honors Chapters and Student Chapters in Langkawi, Malaysia

PATA honors Chapters and Student Chapters in Langkawi, Malaysia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 23, 2018 19:09 0

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) honoured the accomplishments of three PATA Chapters and one Student Chapter in Langkawi, Malaysia on Saturday, September 15 during ... Read More

PATA Youth Symposium inspires the next generation

PATA Youth Symposium inspires the next generation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 14, 2018 09:55 0

The PATA Youth Symposium, hosted by the Langkawi Development Authority (LADA) and the Alumni Association of UiTM Students' Representative Council (PIMPIN) in collaboration with the ... Read More

Who is the new PATA Executive Board?

Who is the new PATA Executive Board?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 31, 2018 03:43 1

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) elected a new PATA Executive Board . Dr. Chris Bottrill, Director, International and Dean of the Faculty of Fine and ... Read More

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 20, 2017 14:32 0

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

Florida pilot completes record-setting solo around-the-world flight

Florida pilot completes record-setting solo around-the-world flight

editor editor- September 21, 2016 03:55 0

ADDISON, TX - West Palm Beach-based flight instructor Zheng “Julie" Wang landed her single piston-engine propeller aircraft at Addison Airport in Dallas, returning to the ... Read More

Asia winter forecast: Drought to continue from India to Singapore

Asia winter forecast: Drought to continue from India to Singapore

editor editor- October 24, 2015 04:36 0

As the record-challenging tropical season winds down following December, drought will continue in parts of Southeast Asia, while snow is forecast in some rather low-lying ... Read More

Kolkata becoming medical tourim hub

Kolkata becoming medical tourim hub

editor editor- September 10, 2012 02:52 0

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. Read More

Iran and Bangladesh join TRI

Iran and Bangladesh join TRI

editor editor- November 3, 2011 08:21 0

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

Bangladeshi capital hosts Asian tourism fair

Bangladeshi capital hosts Asian tourism fair

editor editor- September 30, 2011 08:55 0

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 ... Read More

International conference on climate change scheduled for Bangladesh

International conference on climate change scheduled for Bangladesh

editor editor- March 26, 2011 06:09 0

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, Africa (eTN) - South Africa and Mali are the African countries expected to participate in the Fifth International Conference on Community ... Read More

Sundarban – vote to protect a unique environment

Sundarban – vote to protect a unique environment

editor editor- March 23, 2011 06:22 0

(eTN) - The traditional wild forests of the Sundarban in South Asia are home to the endangered Royal Bengal Tiger and an unrivaled variety of ... Read More

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

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

editor editor- March 25, 2010 06:45 0

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

Bangladesh capsized ferry death toll rises to 72

Bangladesh capsized ferry death toll rises to 72

editor editor- November 30, 2009 13:32 0

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

Bangladesh prime minister issues directives to develop tourism

Bangladesh prime minister issues directives to develop tourism

editor editor- November 1, 2009 02:55 0

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 ... Read More

Bangladesh creates tourist police

editor editor- August 17, 2009 04:23 0

DHAKA - Bangladesh has formed a new police unit to ensure more protection for local and foreign tourists and tourism spots in the South Asian ... Read More

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