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Foreign tourist arrival witnesses a growth of 13.4% in March YOY


Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) this March were 10.26 lakh as compared to FTAs of 9.05 lakh in March 2017, according to the latest data released by the Ministry of Tourism. FTAs during the period January-March 2018 were 31.27 lakh with a growth of 9.9 per cent over the same period of previous year. The percentage share of FTAs in India during March 2018 among the top 15 source countries was highest from Bangladesh (19.59 per cent) followed by UK (11.56 per cent), USA (10.79 per cent), Russian Federation (3.89 per cent), Sri Lanka (3.72 per cent), Malaysia (3.36 per cent), Canada (3.35 per cent), Germany (3.19 per cent), China (2.67 per cent), Australia (2.62 per cent), France (2.58 per cent), Japan (2.11 per cent), Thailand (2.00 per cent), Singapore (1.64 per cent) and Afghanistan (1.60 per cent).

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DusitPrincess Dhaka to open for business travellers by year end


Dusit International has announced the opening of its first hotel in Bangladesh, the DusitPrincess Dhaka. It is slated to open at the end of 2017. A short drive from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, the hotel will feature 80 guest rooms and 10 suites. The hotel will comprise an all-day dining restaurant, a meeting room, and recreational facilities. The hotel’s proximity to key commercial districts and manufacturing sites will boost the arrival of business travellers to the hotel.

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