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Ex-Country Courses

This is to kindly inform that applications for various ITEC of Colombo Plan training courses are invited for the year 2017-2018. The courses are fully funded by the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India. Kindly go through the link www.itecgoi.in for  information and registration. After successful registration, an email will be received automatically and from the email you have […]

 

Ex-country Training Opportunity

Course: Diploma Scholarship in Hospitality Management Deadline: 9th May 2017 Study Level: Diploma Study in: Sri Lanka Course Starts: June 2017 Brief Description: Department of Human Resources, Ministry of Labour and Human Resources is pleased to inform all the pre-service and in-service private and corporate sectors to apply for the 3 Years Diploma in Hospitality Management offered by […]

 
Alternative Campsite for Jomolhari Trek

Alternative Campsite for Jomolhari Trek

Upon request made by ABTO on identification of alternative campsites along the Jumolhari Trek route (so that tour operators are not penalised for not reaching the designated campsites), the Department of Forests and Park Services,  MoAF has extended their support towards facilitating use of alternate campsites namely  Singarabten, Thodozam, Tsheyam Marp and Soei Makha) as an interim measure […]

 
Ex-Country Training

Ex-Country Training

The BCCI on behalf of the Department of Human Resources, MoLHR has announced availability of various Ex-Country Training program for in-service private sector employees in India for a period of 2 weeks, which is fully funded under GOI-PTA project for HRD Masterplan (Critical Skills) with the following objectives: To enhance the livelihood of the individual beneficiaries witht […]

 
Bangladesh International Tourism Fair (BITF) 2017

Bangladesh International Tourism Fair (BITF) 2017

Bangladesh Foundation for Tourism Development (BFTD) is offering special rate for tour operators routing through ABTO to participate in the upcoming Bangladesh International Tourism Fair (BITF) 2017, scheduled from 18th to 20th May 2017 at Bangabandhu International Conference Center (BICC), Dhaka, Bangladesh. The AC stall of dimension 8ft X 8ft worth US$ 3000 each will be provided at US$ […]

 
Update on Paro Airport Parking

Update on Paro Airport Parking

This is to kindly inform that the Board of Directors of ABTO has met with the Director of the Department of Air Transport, Paro on 14th March 2017. As such the Association would like to update as follows: – Departure Terminal There will be no charges at the drop zone at Departure terminal. For Buses upto 5 minutes […]

 

In-country Training Program

ABTO would like to inform that the Department of Cottage and Small Industry is conducting a 10 days training (including Saturdays) on cost accounting, basic accounting & book keeping and marketing management starting 10th April till 18th May 2017 in batch wise at Royal Institute of Management (RIM), Thimphu as follows: Training Schedule: – 10th […]

 

Update on e-Visa for tourists routing through India

The Government of India has decided to further liberalise and simplify the existing e-Tourists Visa scheme w.e.f. 1st April 2017. Please find here the details.  This is for your kind information and reference for those who have tourists routing through India.

 

Notification on INR Bank Notes

Kindly be informed that Indian Rupee bank notes of denomination 500 and above will not be allowed to be used in Bhutan with immediate effect until further notice. In the case of tourists visiting Bhutan the bank notes shall be retained on entry to be returned upon exit. Please find here the notification from RMA to DRC.

 
Austrian Scholarship for Hospitality and Tourism Management

Austrian Scholarship for Hospitality and Tourism Management

The full scholarship for diploma Courses in Hospitality Management and Tourism Management will be held in ITH, Klessheim, Austria. The said courses will be conducted from 1st October 2017. In this regard, interested candidate may kindly submit application through Department of Human Resources, Ministry of Labour and Human Resources latest by 24th March 2017. Kindly […]