The Bangladesh Foundation for Tourism Development (BFTD) and Association of Travel Agents of Bangladesh (ATAB) in collaboration with the Ministry of Civil Aviation & Tourism, Bangladesh Tourism Board, Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Bangladesh Inbound Tour Operators Association, Bangladesh International Hotel Association, and FBCCI will be organizing its annual country’s biggest & prestigious international travel and tourism event, the 4th Bangladesh International Tourism Fair (BITF) 2014 from June 19-21, 2014 at the Bangabandhu International Conference Centre (BICC), Sher-e-Bangla Nagar, Dhaka.
The event will be inaugurated by the Honorable Minister for Civil Aviation & Tourism Mr. Rashed Khan Menon MP on June 19, 2014 at 4.30 p m. while Mr. Kazi Akram Uddin Ahmed, President FBCCI will attend the occasion as Special Guest.
Participants from USA, Europe, Middle East and South Asia including Indian states are expected to be present in the show having total of more than 150 stalls. These will include Travel Agents, Tour operators, hotels and resorts, card sellers, hospitals, institutions, National Tourism Organization (NTOs), Airlines, Financial institution, online sellers and other tourism service providers.
BFTD as a nonprofit organization dedicated to the cause of tourism development in Bangladesh successfully organized earlier in addition to Tourism Fairs, various tour & travel related programs like Road Show at Kolkata, London tourism Expo, photo exhibition, free guiding courses to drivers, seminars, and workshops, etc. and these were attended by Bangladesh’s Former Honorable Ministers for Civil Aviation & Tourism as the chief guest.
During the present event of BITF 2014, Biman as official airline will offer special discounts on tickets for all incoming participants. Airlines like Malindo, Novo Air, Regent Air, United Air will also offer special fare for the event. Attractive prizes along with air tickets will be awarded at raffle draw, Seminar and Cultural programs have also been arranged.
At the end of the press conference there was question and answer session. Mr. Rezaul Ekram – Executive Director, Bangladesh Foundation for Tourism Development answered the questions.
And Mr. H.M. Hakim Ali – President, Bangladesh Foundation for Tourism Development concluded the program with thanks and invited all guest to join for tea.