Dhaka University organized international academic conference to boost tourism

Published on : Thursday, March 9, 2017

Dhaka University organizedSince 1960, tourism has emerged as a powerful industry from being a relatively small sector in the past. Bangladesh has many resources for local as well overseas travelers with its ethnic diversity, landscape, cuisine and rich heritage and many more. Though, the sector hasn’t been able to reap the benefits much in all these years.

However, 14 February the international academic conference on tourism took place in Bangladesh with the support of Department of Tourism and Hospitality Management of Dhaka University (DU). The theme of the conference was ‘Tourism Beyond 2050: Future of Mass Tourism’. The main aim of this conference was to introduce a platform for academicians, scholars, researchers and practitioners of India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, Malaysia, China, Bhutan, Indonesia and Thailand to circulate their research findings.

Dr. AAMS Arefin Siddique, DU Vice-Chancellor inaugurated the international conference at Nabab Nawab Ali Chowdhury Senate Building at the campus of Dhaka University. At this conference, more than 20 keynote papers were received from 12 different countries worldwide. The best five keynote papers were presented in the conference.


The first keynote paper was ‘Opportunities of and threats to future tourism’ by Prof. Dr. S P Bansal, vice chancellor of Indira Gandhi University, Haryana, India. The second one — ‘Challenges for Tourism Development in Chittagong Hill Tracts including the Great Himalayan Trail’–was presented by Pranesh Sharma, principal, Nepal College of Travel and Tourism Management, Nepal. The third one was ‘Cultural and Religious Tourism’ by Dr. Suranga Silva, Department of Economics, University of Colombo.


The fourth one was presented by Dr. Sandeep Kulshreshtha, director, Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management, Gwalior, India and it was on ‘Scope for SAARC Tourism’. The final paper had ‘Contemporary Issues in Tourism’ and was presented by Dr. Sujindra Chemsripong, Dean of Faculty of Business at Naresuan University, Thailand.

Tags: ,

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

arrow2Follow TTW
facebook-logo  twitter-logo  LinkedIn_logo  stumbleupon-logo   rss_logo 
ttw_blogger_logo  ttw_blogger_logo  ttw_blogger_logo


  • 03 IMEX 2018
  • 05 itb-china 2018
  • 06 PATA ORG 2018
  • 06 THSA 2018
  • 07 Digital-Travel-2018
  • 08 ShanghaiWTF 18
  • 09 APHIC 18
  • 09 brainlinx 2018
  • 10 Digital Travel Summit EU 2018
  • 10 ITE 2018
  • 11 questexevents 18
  • 12 Traveldaily 18
  • 30 PATA


Get our toolbar!
Review www.travelandtourworld.com on alexa.com