Travel & tourism

August 24, 2019

Passengers of pvt copters to come under lens

In order to prevent carrying of illegal and contaminated goods by private helicopters, the government has asked the authorities concerned to ensure that the service providers prepare tracking software tool soon. Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal came up with the directive at an inter-ministerial meeting held at the conference room of the home ministry
August 24, 2019

Myanmar’s tourism gets a boost

The launch of the Myanma Tourism Bank (MTB) earlier this year is the latest initiative by the Myanmar government to spur development in its growing tourism sector. Offering low interest loans to Myanmar’s tourism players, the bank started operations at its headquarters in Yangon on 6 May – with offices in the capital Nay Pyi Taw and Mandalay
August 24, 2019

Four million Indonesia tourists expected in 2020

An estimated four million Indonesian tourists are expected to visit Malaysia in conjunction with Visit Malaysia 2020, according to Tourism Malaysia. The agency’s director in Indonesia, Roslan Othman, said Indonesia was viewed as a major market for Malaysian tourism, with about 30 million visitors targeted as a whole for 2020
August 24, 2019

Indonesia, UAE concur on cooperation for tourism sector development

Indonesia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) reached a common consensus on cooperation to develop the tourism sector that will proffer benefits to both governments, Tourism Minister Arief Yahya stated. "This is good news. It is strategic cooperation to develop Indonesian tourism. The