A three-day-long international tourism fair titled “US-Bangla Airlines Chittagong Travel Mart 2017” is set to kick off in the port city on Thursday.
US-Bangla Airlines is the title sponsor of the ninth edition of the Chittagong travel fair which is to be organised by The Bangladesh Monitor, one of the country’s popular travel fortnightlies.
Some 20 organisations including airlines, tour operators, hotels, resorts, amusement parks and other tourism-related service providers will showcase their products and services in the fair to be held at The Peninsula Chittagong.
Chittagong City Corporation Mayor AJM Nasir Uddin is scheduled to inaugurate the fair as chief guest, while Mahbubul Alam, president, Chittagong Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCC&I) will be present as special guest. Dr Md Nasir Uddin, CEO, Bangladesh Tourism Board will preside over the inaugural ceremony.
US-Bangla Airlines will offer special discounts on air ticket prices to all of their domestic and international destinations for visitors at the fair. Other participating organisations will also offer special discounts on airfare, hotel and resort accommodations, tour packages etc. during the fair.
US- Bangla Airlines, Regent Airways, Be Fresh, Ocean Paradise Hotel, Saimon Holidays, Heaven Tours, Xinhua Bangla, Bangkok Hospital, Fortis Hospital and Heaven Tours and other local and foreign companies will participate in the Chittagong Travel Mart.