Tourism

Tourists question blizzard tragedy in scenic Pakistan town

As unprecedented snowfall thawed at a popular Pakistan mountain resort on Sunday, rescued tourists were found reckoning with the deaths of 22 fellow travellers in a frozen traffic jam

A man stands next to snow-covered card stucked on a road after a blizzard that started on January 7 and led to visitors being trapped in vehicles along the roads to the resort hill town of Murree, some 70 Kms northeast of Islamabad on 9 January, 2022

New Year celebrations

Strict ban on outdoor events in Cox’s Bazar

There will be no outdoor event to welcome the year 2022 held anywhere outdoors in Cox's Bazar

Tourist roaming on the sea beach in Cox's Bazar

Accused in Cox's Bazar rape case must not be spared

Md Ashiq from Cox's Bazar was not just involved in the drug trade, theft, snatching and extortion. He created a criminal gang whose ‘task’ was to snatch valuables away from tourists and the locals

Editorial

Cox's Bazar gang rape

Accused hotel manager placed on remand

A court here on Saturday placed the hotel manager arrested in connection with the gang rape of a tourist in Cox’s Bazar on remand for four days

Rape

Tourist town Cox's Bazar

Raped while on holiday

The main accused Ashiq already faces 16 cases and was released from jail just two weeks ago

Rape

Japanese space tourists return to Earth after 12 days on ISS

A Japanese billionaire returned to Earth Monday, after 12 days spent on the International Space Station where he made videos about performing mundane tasks in space including brushing teeth and going ...

Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa is helped to disembark from a helicopter as he arrives at Zhezkazgan airport after returning from the International Space Station (ISS) on the Soyuz MS-20 space capsule, in Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan, December 20, 2021

Cyclone Jawad: Over 100 tourists stranded on St Martin’s

More than 100 tourists remain stranded on St Martin’s island due to the hostile weather caused by Cyclone Jawad in the Bay of Bengal

Cyclone Jawad: Over 100 tourists stranded on St Martin’s

Fire guts 4 resorts, 3 eateries in Sajek Valley

Four resorts and three eateries in Rangamati's Sajek Valley, a popular tourist spot in Bangladesh, were gutted in a massive fire in the early hours of Thursday

Four resorts and three eateries in Rangamati's Sajek Valley on 2 December, 2021

Pandemic to cost global tourism $2.0 trillion in 2021: UN

The coronavirus pandemic will cost the global tourism sector $2.0 trillion in lost revenue in 2021, the UN's tourism body said Monday, calling the sector's recovery "fragile" and "slow".

Pandemic to cost global tourism $2.0 trillion in 2021: UN

Ageing, dilapidated bailey bridges turn death traps in hilly Khagrachhari roads

Accidents due to collapse of the bridges under the weight of heavy trucks have been common

A bailey bridge collapses while a stone-laden truck was crossing it
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