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New Zealand re-opens its borders to world tourism

After being desolated since 2020 due to the spread of COVID-19, New Zealand has reopened its border to the world. As part of the government's gradual reopening strategy, the border reopened to vaccinated and Covid-negative travellers from roughly 60 visa-waiver nations on Monday morning.

By: Ibnul Hasan

As of March 2020, New Zealand's borders were closed, requiring even returning residents to endure weeks in quarantine upon arrival. In addition to measures such as rapid testing, monitoring, and lo...

Mövenpick to open hotel in Sylhet, Bangladesh

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts is set to open a 210-room hotel in Bangladesh in the third quarter of 2018. The hotel will feature a business centre and the city’s largest meeting rooms and is located in sylhet-20170511094056513one of Bangladesh’s main commercial and tourism centres in the northeast of the country. Guests will have access to a rooftop infinity swimming pool and spa. A fitness centre, tennis court and bowling alley complement the adjacent shopping area. In addition, the hot...

Uzbekistan, BD boosting tourism cooperation

The Embassy of Bangladesh in Uzbekistan hosted an event dedicated to the tourism cooperation between the two countries, reports UzA. 18-_DSC5215Ambassador of Bangladesh Mosud Mannan speaking at the event said that the relationship between Bangladesh and Uzbekistan are developing in various spheres, including in tourism. “We have a huge opportunity for development of partnership in the fields of tourism, business, ecotourism, medicine, culture and etc. We plan to establish air communication between Tashkent and...

Jovago plans to change tourism scenario of BD

Following the launch of its venture office in Bangladesh last month, Jovago.com is set to go for a large-scale acquisition of hotels over the next months. After taking the lead across several countries and moving across continents, Jovago, the global online hotel booking website this time has come to Bangladesh to set its feet deep with a plan of massive acquisition of hotels under its belt. In accordance to that, sessions of countrywide employment has been going on this month, hiring Sales Executives across the districts and signing of hotels to get affiliated with Jovago.com, following the launch of its venture office in Bangladesh last month.

UNWTO to help boost Bangladesh tourism

Taleb Rifai, the Secretary General of United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has promised Bangladesh full cooperation to develop its tourism sector. He said those while addressing at a conference at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre on ‘Developing Sustainable and Inclusive Buddhist Heritage and Pilgrimage Circuits in South Asia’s Buddhist Heartland’ Wednesday. “Bangladesh is entering a new era of touriem. Cooperation from the UN and ADB will continue,” UNWTORifai said. He also assures that the UNWTO will work closely with Banglades...

BD seeks foreign investment in tourism sector

Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister Rashed Khan Menon on Thursday sought foreign investment in the tourism sector to help grow the sector further with an increased employment generation. “We need cooperation from neighbours to get more tourists…we also invite investments here,” he said. Tourism_55dee51f6ad41The Tourism Minister made the call while addressing the inaugural session of a three-day tourism fair tiled ‘4th Asian Tourism Fair, 2015’ at Bashundhara International Convention City in the city as the chief guest. ...