A three-day international tourism fair is going to begin in the capital on June 2.
The Bangladesh Monitor will organise the tourism expo titled: Triplover Dhaka Mart-2022 (DTM-2022) at Pan Pacific Sonargaon hotel.
Following the devastating effect of COVID-19 pandemic, the country's travel and tourism-based publication house will organize the fair in a view to accelerate the recovery of the travel and tourism sector, said Kazi Wahidul Alam, Editor of The Bangladesh Monitor.
He said the State Minister for Civil Aviation and Tourism Md. Mahbub Ali will inaugurate the expo at 11 am while Prof. Shibli Rubayat-Ul-Islam, Chairman(Senior Secretary), Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission (BSEC) and Md. Jashim Uddin, President, FBCCI will be present on the occasion.
The organizers noted that a total of about 50 organisations, representing national tourism organisations, airlines, tour operators, hotels, resorts, travel agencies, online travel agencies, healthcare service providers from home and abroad are taking part in the DTM 2022.
The 3-day fair will remain open for visitors from 10 am to 8 pm everyday on payment of an entry fee of Tk. 40 per person. Attractive prizes will be offered in the raffle draw, which will include airline tickets to Maldives, Singapore, Kolkata, Cox’s Bazar and many others.
Attractive special offers and discounts will also be offered by the participating organizations during the 3-day fair including free hotel accommodation in Cox’s Bazar and other destinations by US-Bangla Airlines.
On the sideline of the fair a seminar on “Prospect of Bangladesh as a regional aviation hub” will be held on June 4 at 3.30 pm.
Leading online Travel Agency (OTA)Triplover is playing host as Title Sponsor of the fair while the biggest private sector airline of the country US- Bangla Airlines is the Co-sponsor. National carrier Biman Bangladesh Airlines, Bangladesh Tourism Board (BTB) and Bangladesh Parjatan Corporation (BPC) are the Partners of the DTM-2022.
The press meet was addressed among others by Md. Zahid Hossain, Director (Additional Secretary) Sales and Marketing, Biman Bangladesh Airlines; Nishat Tasneem Shaikh, General Manager and Head of Operations of Triplover; Md. Kamrul Islam, General Manager, PR, US-Bangla Airlines; and Md. Ziaul Haque Howlader, Manager (Sales Development & PR), Bangladesh Parjatan Corporation.