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Category archives for: Eco-tourism

OP-ED: Eco-tourism: An opportunity for Bangladesh

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Dhaka, 10 January, 2020: It presents an opportunity to both protect the environment and expand Bangladesh’s tourism industry. The 2020 edition of World Tourism Day, which was celebrated on September 27 with the theme of  “Tourism and Rural Development,” is to celebrate the unique role that tourism plays in providing opportunities outside of big cities […]

Ecotourism in Bangladesh, travel, tourism

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Dhaka, 23 December, 2020: Bangladesh is a country filled with natural wonders and untouched reserves and home to a variety of unique and magnificent creatures. With hills, valleys, forests, beaches, lakes and rivers, ecotourism in Bangladesh is ideal. Although this is still a relatively new form of tourism in Bangladesh, ecotourism is on the rise and […]

Sundarbans reopens to tourists after 7 months

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Dhaka, 16 November, 2020: 700-800 visitors enter the Sundarbans on 16-17 ships on the first day of reopening File Photo (Collected) The Sundarbans, a Unesco World Heritage Site, reopened its door to tourists on Sunday after a seven-month closure because of the ongoing pandemic. On the first day of reopening, 700-800 visitors entered the world's largest […]

OP-ED: Eco-tourism: An opportunity for Bangladesh

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Dhaka, 7 October, 2020: It presents an opportunity to both protect the environment and expand Bangladesh’s tourism industry The 2020 edition of World Tourism Day, which was celebrated on September 27 with the theme of  “Tourism and Rural Development,” is to celebrate the unique role that tourism plays in providing opportunities outside of big cities […]

Sundarbans tourism businesses look for reopening

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Dhaka, 10 September, 2020: Hit hard by coronavirus fallouts, tourism-based businesses in the Sundarbans are eagerly waiting for reopening of tourism in the world's largest mangrove forest for their survival as they suffered huge losses over the past five months. The government restricted tourist gatherings in the Sundarbans, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, on March […]

Tourism: Towards Sustainable Development Goals

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Dhaka, 28 August, 2020: According to UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), 'Tourism is a social, cultural and economic phenomenon which entails the movement of people to countries or places outside their usual environment for personal or business/professional purposes. Tourism is considered as a powerhouse particularly for its economic contributions which is the third highest world category […]

National parks to remain closed for next 3 months

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Dhaka, 3rd August, 2020: Government to frame policy on eco-tourism The Parliamentary Standing Committee of the Ministry of Environment Forest and Climate change has recommended that all the national parks across the country be remain closed for visitors for next three months.  The committee also recommended formation of a policy on eco-tourism to restrict tourism inside […]

Sundarbans the bulwark

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Dhaka, 10 June, 2020: The Sundarbans have once again proved to be the key saviour of the country in times of natural calamity as the mangrove forest absorbed the fury of Cyclone Amphan, much as it had done before with similar forces of nature. The forest is a gift of nature to Bangladesh as it […]

Community-run tourism can help Sundarbans cyclone recovery

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Dhaka, 1 July, 2020: The governments of West Bengal and Bangladesh are still busy providing relief to the victims of Cyclone Amphan, which devastated the Sundarbans on May 20. The loss of homes, farmland and freshwater ponds to the wind and saline wave surges has left millions impoverished. While governments move to repair embankments, roads, electricity […]

Cyclone Amphan: Community-run ecotourism can help rebuild livelihoods in the Sundarbans

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Dhaka, 24 June, 2020: The governments of West Bengal and Bangladesh are still busy providing relief to the victims of Cyclone Amphan, which devastated the Sundarbans on May 20. The loss of homes, farmland and freshwater ponds to the wind and saline wave surges has left millions impoverished. While governments move to repair embankments, roads, electricity […]

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