Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – A three-day Bangladesh Travel and Tourism Fair 2012 well begin at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre in the capital Dhaka on Thursday.
A total of 209 stalls from Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Bhutan, Malaysia, Greece, Sri Lanka and the Philippines will display their products and services at the show, organized by the Tour Operators Association of Bangladesh.
Tour operators, travel agents, hotels, airlines, resorts, guest houses, cruise operators, theme parks, transport operators, banks and insurance companies will take part in the fair.
The show will remain open for visitors from 10 am to 8:00 pm with an entry fee of BDT 30 per person, the organizers said.
During the fair, the association will also organize three seminars on business opportunities for micro-enterprises involved in natural tourism; the role of banks in developing tourism, and the role of foreign missions and their economic wings in developing tourism.
The City Bank and American Express are the title sponsors of the event.
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