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Govt to promote district tourism

Govt to promote district tourism

State minister for aviation and tourism M Mahbub Ali inaugurates a three-day international tourism fair titled ‘NOVOAIR Dhaka Travel Mart-2019’ organised by The Bangladesh Monitor in association with Novoair, Bangladesh Tourism Board, Biman Bangladesh Airlines and Mutual Trust Bank, at the Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel in Dhaka on Thursday. BTB ...

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Malaysia seeks gay tourists, but targets its gay citizens

Malaysia seeks gay tourists, but targets its gay citizens

Malaysia’s tourism industry wants the country to keep attracting the money of gay and lesbian tourists, even though Malaysia keeps cracking down on its LGBT citizens. “No gays here,” says Malaysian Tourism Minister Datuk Mohammadin bin Ketapi. (B. von Jutrczenka photo courtesy of Deutsche Welle) The country even has an ...

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GGRAsia – Assembly debate on Macau tourism volume rejected

GGRAsia – Assembly debate on Macau tourism volume rejected

Assembly debate on Macau tourism volume rejected Mar 21, 2019 Newsdesk Latest News, Macau, Top of the deck A proposal from a pro-democratic member of Macau’s Legislative Assembly, who wanted a legislator debate on what he termed the “negative impact” of the increasing number of visitors to the city, was rejected on Wednesday, ...

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Discounts aplenty at travel mart

Discounts aplenty at travel mart

A three-day international tourism fair got off to a flying start in Dhaka yesterday as travel lovers rushed to book tickets to avail themselves of discounts being offered by local airlines. Executives of almost all local airlines were found busy attending customers as visitors flocked to “Novoair Dhaka Travel Mart ...

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Two Alaskans elected to US Travel Association board

Two Alaskans elected to US Travel Association board

Camille Ferguson, executive director of the American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association, and Explore Fairbanks President and CEO Deb Hickok have been elected to three-year terms on the U.S. Travel Association board of directors. They are the first Alaskans to serve on the board of U.S. Travel, the national, nonprofit ...

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Coast hotel now part of Africa Travel and Tourism Association

Local five star destination Diani Reef Beach Resort and Spa has joined the continental association Africa Travel and Tourism Association, an organisation that helps hoteliers and travel agents to market their activities. The certification, which rends credibility among its network of members, will give the resort an edge in attracting ...

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Soekarno-Hatta Airport Terminal 2F Set as LCC Terminal by May

Soekarno-Hatta Airport Terminal 2F Set as LCC Terminal by May

TEMPO.CO, Tangerang – State-run airport operator Angkasa Pura II (AP II) president director, Muhammad Awaluddin, said that Terminal 2F of Soekarno-Hatta Airport would be operated as low-cost carriers (LCCT) terminal. “[It will be] starting on May 1, 2019,” said Awaluddin Thursday, March 21. Awaluddin mentioned that ministries of State-Owned Enterprises, Transportation, and Tourism had responded positively to the ...

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New Tourism Leadership in the British Virgin Islands

New Tourism Leadership in the British Virgin Islands

  By the Caribbean Journal staff The British Virgin Islands has new tourism leadership, following the British Overseas Territory’s recent election. New BVI Premier Andrew Fahie will also be serving as Minister of Tourism, following his Virgin Islands Party’s win in the House of Assembly. “I am committing to being ...

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