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News Bangladesh » Tourism: Three female Nobel Peace laureates to meet Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

News channel or source: https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2018/02/24/three-female-nobel-peace-laureates-now-in-bangladesh-to-meet-rohingya-refugees
Publication date: Saturday 24 February 2018

Cox's Bazar is Bangladesh's south-eastern tourist district bordering Myanmar. The Naripokkho spokesperson also said the three Nobel laureates would meet Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday. Their visit to the camp on Sunday will coincide with the ...

News Bangladesh » Tourism: Tourism to Myanmar up 18 per cent – despite 'ethnic cleansing' of Rohingya

News channel or source: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/news/tourism-to-myanmar-up-despite-rohingya-crisis/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Myanmar welcomed 3.44 million visitors in 2017, its tourism ministry has said, up from 2.9 million in 2016 - an 18 per cent rise. That’s still down from the record 4.68m that visited in 2015, but shows that demand for trips to the temple-filled Bagan ...

News Bangladesh » Tourism: How the Rohingya crisis is affecting Bangladesh — and why it matters

News channel or source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/monkey-cage/wp/2018/02/12/how-the-rohingya-crisis-is-affecting-bangladesh-and-why-it-matters/
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

The influx’s full effect may not be apparent for some time. The coastal town and beaches of Cox’s Bazar used to be Bangladesh’s main tourist destination; now the area is awash with foreign aid workers. The area’s hoteliers are prospering ...

News Bangladesh » Tourism: Myanmar Tourism Bouncing Back Despite Rohingya Crisis

News channel or source: https://skift.com/2018/02/22/myanmar-tourism-bouncing-back-despite-rohingya-crisis/
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

More tourist arrivals from countries like China and Japan are ... Around 700,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled Myanmar’s Rakhine State to neighboring Bangladesh since August last year when militants from the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army attacked 25 ...

News Bangladesh » Tourism: Tourism minister propounds commission to protect Sundarbans

News channel or source: http://www.dhakatribune.com/bangladesh/nation/2018/02/15/menon-commission-sundarbans/
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister Rashed Khan Menon has proposed setting up a commission to monitor the impact of development activities around the Sundarbans. The mangrove forest is already struggling with a burdensome number of tourists, and the Padma ...

News Bangladesh » Tourism: UK lifts Bangladesh air cargo ban

News channel or source: http://www.aircargonews.net/news/freight-forwarder/single-view/news/uk-lifts-bangladesh-air-cargo-ban-reports-suggest.html
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Late last week, British high commissioner in Bangladesh Alison Blake and Bangladesh civil aviation and tourism minister AKM Shahjahan Kamal told local reporters that the UK had lifted the ban, which had been in place since March 2016 because of concerns ...

News Bangladesh » Tourism: Myanmar sees rise in tourism despite Rohingya crisis

News channel or source: https://www.bangkokpost.com/news/asean/1416390/myanmar-sees-rise-in-tourism-despite-rohingya-crisis
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Myanmar tourist arrivals rose 18% last year to 3.44 million visitors ... Around 700,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled Myanmar’s Rakhine State to neighbouring Bangladesh since August last year when militants from the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army attacked ...

News Bangladesh » Tourism: Awesome foursome promotes T-tourism

News channel or source: http://www.thehansindia.com/posts/index/Telangana/2018-02-11/Awesome-foursome-promotes-T-tourism/358255
Publication date: Saturday 10 February 2018

The four women riders -- Jai Bharathi, Shilpa Balakrishnan, ASD Shanti and Piya Bahadur -- would cover 16,992 km across India, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam and Bangladesh to promote tourism in India and that of Telangana in particular.

News Bangladesh » Tourism: The Rohingya Crisis Hasn’t Hurt Myanmar’s Tourism Industry

News channel or source: https://www.bloombergquint.com/global-economics/2018/02/21/myanmar-sees-rise-in-tourist-numbers-despite-rohingya-crisis
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Myanmar’s Ministry of Hotels and Tourism said it had expected around 3.5 million visitors ... Around 700,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled Myanmar’s Rakhine State to neighboring Bangladesh since August last year when militants from the Arakan Rohingya ...

News Bangladesh » Tourism: Meghalaya Governor Inaugurates India, Bangladesh 'Friendship Gate'

News channel or source: https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/meghalaya-governor-inaugurates-india-bangladesh-friendship-gate-1812424
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

The Friendship Gate has been constructed near Integrated Check post, 90 km South of capital Shillong on border with Bangladesh. Speaking at the event, Mr Prasad assured that he will take up necessary steps to promote tourism in the area. The Governor also ...