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Digital innovation on tourism seminar held at Asian Trade Fair 2016

  • Published at 06:06 pm October 2nd, 2016
Digital innovation on tourism seminar held at Asian Trade Fair 2016
“The drastic change everywhere through digitalisation has also touched the tourism industry of Bangladesh. Now it’s high time to embrace technology to enhance tourism across the country to lead a better life” said the Managing Director of JOVAGO Md. Kaies Ali addressing the audience attending the seminar on Digital Innovation in Tourism, as part of the 5th Asian Tourism Fair held in International Conference Center Bangladesh (ICCB) between September 29-October 1 Jovago has created a single wide platform where you can compare the price of the hotels, plan as per your budget and book the hotel instantly. More than 200,000 hotels around the world and in Bangladesh over 900 hotels across all star categories in almost every districts in Bangladesh have already signed up with Jovago. They maintain a call center to ease the process as the idea of online hotel booking is a very new initiative in Bangladesh. Special guest, former Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister Golam Mohammad Qader inaugurated the fair, which aims to develop a regional tourism linkage. Chairman of Bangladesh Porjoton Corporation AparupChawdhury PHD, Executive Director of Bangladesh Tourism Board Akhtaruzzaman Khan Kabir, President of Tourism Resort Industries Association of Bangladesh(TRIAB) Khabir Uddin Ahemd, President of Tour Operates Association of Bangladesh(TOAB) Tawfik Uddin Ahmed and Managing Director of Jovago Md. Kaies Ali were also present at the fair. Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited was the premium partner, United News of Bangladesh (UNB) the PR agency partner of the fair. As an extension of previous year in order to celebrate Bangladesh Tourism Year 2016 and World Tourism Day this Asian Tourism Fair has been organised with the help of Bangladesh Tourism Board (BTB) & Bangladesh Porjoton Corporation (BPC). This fair facilitated participants not only by providing a platform to showcase the convenient available offers and discounts, but also by building relationship with travel agencies, airlines and hotels within the travel industry.