The three-day 10th Bangladesh Travel and Tourism Fair (BTTF) 2022 will begin on February 3 this year at the Bangabandhu International Conference Center in the capital.
Tour operators, travel agents, tourism authorities, airlines, hotels, resorts, amusement parks and transport companies from home and abroad will participate in the international fair.
Due to the Covid-19 situation, the participation of foreigners will be limited this year.
However, Nepal Association of Tour and Travel Agents, Eastern Himalayan Travel and Tour Operators' Association, Association of Buddhist Tour Operators and tour operators and travel agents from India, the Maldives, the UAE, Turkey, and Sri Lanka have confirmed their participation in this year's fair.
There will be 130 stalls, including 12 pavilions and 16 semi-pavilions at the fair.
Visitors will be able to enter the fair every day from 10am to 8pm with a Tk30 entry fee; students can enter it for free by showing their identity cards. A raffle draw will be held using the entrance tickets.
Toab Director (Trade and Fair) Md Anwar Hossain said, "We have taken initiatives to make this year's fair more make fair more attractive and exciting."
"On the sidelines of the fair, there will be business-to-business (B2B) sessions, seminars, roundtable discussions, country presentations, cultural events, and raffle draws."
Toab President Md Rafeuzzaman said: "The BTTF is the largest and most popular tourism fair in Bangladesh. It did not take place in the last two years due to the pandemic. We hope that the BTTF 2022 will help the Covid-hit tourism industry of Bangladesh rebound."
State Minister for Civil Aviation and Tourism Md Mahbub Ali is expected to inaugurate the fair.
Toab has been organising the annual international fair since 2007.