Ibnul Ahsan, a banker, is planning his honeymoon abroad. The newly married came to the fair to specify where and when he could spend the holidays.
Mizanur Rahman, a businessman, needs to make frequent travels but the trouble of managing visa and hotel booking holds him back. Such fairs make travelling easier, Mizanur said.
The fair drew a large crowd on Friday. Mohammad Maruf of Bangladesh Monitor said they are expecting a huge crowd on Saturday, too.
All the information about tour destinations, expenses, routes, guides, hotels, medical service, required documents including visa processing is what the fair is offering under the same roof.
The 11th international tourism fair "Chittagong Travel Mart 2019" began in the port city on Thursday at The Peninsula Chittagong, offering lucrative packages.
The airlines are offering 10 to 50 percent discounts on domestic and international routes tickets, for example.
22 organizations are taking part in the fair hosted by the Bangladesh Monitor – a travel publication.
Hossein Mohammad Imran, a government official, said that such fair will promote Bangladesh's tourism sector as well.