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Cox’s Bazar sea beach vibrant with tourists

Cox’s Bazar Correspondent  The sea beach in the district again got back its original life on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha. The visit of a good number of tourists during the Eid, though lately, has  changed the entire scenario. The district has emerged as the prime tourist city in the country for its incenting beauty of nature. The sea beach here ... Read More »

HC stays VAT on aviation charges for 6-month

The High Court has stayed for six months the VAT imposed on various services avail by the airlines operators. reports The bench of Justice Shamim Hasnain and Justice Mohammad Ullah issued the order recently after hearing two writ petitions. It also issued a rule asking the authorities to clarify as to why the decision to impose the 15 percent ... Read More »

US-Bangla Airlines to launch flights on international routes this year

US-Bangla Airlines plans to launch flights on international routes this year.     The private sector airliner’s Managing Director Mohammad Abdullah Al-Mamun divulged the plan at a press conference in Dhaka on Sunday, reports “We are planning to introduce flights on Nepal, Bhutan, Kolkata, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore and other international routes within this year,” he said. Mamun said a Boeing ... Read More »

Biman to add 2 aircraft for Hajj season

To tackle the Hajj rush in 2015, Biman Bangladesh Airlines has made the decision of adding two new aircraft. Last year, the state-owned flight company did not add any new aircraft as it was capable of flying Hajj pilgrims from Bangladesh to Saudi Arabia on it’s own. Around 100,000 people will perform hajj from Bangladesh this year. Biman will carry ... Read More »

Biman NY flights will not resume this year

Biman Bangladesh Airlines will not fly to New York any time soon, despite the government’s promise., reports Direct flights from Dhaka to New York are unlikely to prove profitable in the long term, said Managing Director Kyle Haywood in a recent press briefing. “Aircraft use, fuel and manpower needed for these flights will not be profitable for Biman,” said ... Read More »

Biman makes TK 271.44 crore profit in six months The national flag carrier Biman Bangladesh Airlines, has returned to its profit track bagging Taka 271.44 crore during the last six months.”If we can keep this momentum in next five months, I am sure we will be able to turn the airlines into a profitable one by the end of this fiscal,” Biman Chairman Air Marshal (retd) Jamal Uddin ... Read More »

Tourism sector set to lose Tk 100 cr:TOAB for keeping tourism sector out of hartal

Avio-tour Desk Tour Operators Association of Bangladesh (TOAB) leaders on Thursday demanded that the tourism sector be kept out of the purview of hartal and blockade. TOAB director Taufik Rahman placed a three-point demand at a press conference held at the office of Bangladesh Tourism Board in Paltan. The three demands include keeping vehicles carrying tourists out of purview of ... Read More »

Biman going to get new board of directors Biman Bangladesh Airlines is going to have a new board of directors with a conglomerate of civil-military bureaucrats, including a few recruits unfamiliar with airlines trade, raising concern whether the national flag carrier will be able to make a turnaround in its fortune. “The names of the new board members have been finalised from our Ministry,” Civil Aviation and ... Read More »

Political instability hits Cox’s Bazar hospitality business

UNB, Cox’s Bazar The ongoing countrywide blockade enforced by the BNP-led 20-party is taking its heavy toll on the hospitality industry in the beach town of Cox’s Bazar, the country’s most popular tourist destination. Though the industry had enjoyed a relatively a better time in December last, hoteliers started feeling the pinch in January with the cancellation of corporate, group ... Read More »

Excelsior Sylhet attracking huge tourists

S. A. Shofiee, Sylhet Life’s pressures can put a toll on some of us. The hustle and bustle of city life in general is a cause for elevated stress levels.Fortunately enough, one can always plan a weekend getaway to just find some peace of mind. It is not impossible to travel to any location nowadays, there are many location nearby ... Read More »