Upcoming Events

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$ […]


Chhukha Tshechu Dates

This is to kindly inform that the Chhukha Tshechu festival date for 2017 is from 28th-30th October 2017 and that of 2018 is from 17th-19th October 2018. Please find updated festival dates for 2017 and 2018 your kind reference.


The 2nd Royal Highland Festival 2017

The 2nd Royal Highland Festival 2017 will be held on 23rd and 24th October 2017 at Laya.The Snowman Run is tentatively scheduled on 22nd and 23rd October 2017, the dates, routes and format will be informed in due course of time.

Wangdue Tshechu Date & Public holidays 2017

Wangdue Tshechu Date & Public holidays 2017

1. Public Holidays Please find public holidays for the year 2017 for your kind reference. 2. Wangdue Tshechu Date Please note that the updated tentative festival dates for Wangdue Tshechu Date is from 28th to 30th September 2017.


Middle Management Program in Tourism Management

This is to kindly inform that Royal Institute for Tourism and Hospitality (RITH) and HWZ-University of Applied Sciences, Zurich (Switzerland) is pleased to announce the Phase IV of Bhutan Middle Management Tourism Program (BMMTP), commencing from January 2017. The Diploma of Advanced Studies in Hospitality and Tourism Management is 8 months program spread over two years and […]


Workshop for SMEs

BCCI together with QED group is organizing a free, advanced level workshop for small and medium businesses titled “New Horizons: Promoting SME Growth Through e-Commerce.” From 24-25 October 2016 at the Namgay Heritage Hotel, Thimphu. Invitation is open to all interested members. There are 30 seats available at this time. All interested companies/firms/individuals may register by […]


Talk by Gasa Dzongda on ROYAL Highlander Festival and Snowman Run

This is to kindly inform that Dasho Dzongda, Gasa Dzongkhag would like to share information on the upcoming ROYAL Highlander Festival and the Snowman Run with the tour operators tomorrow. Dasho Dzongda apologises for this last minute request and look forward to attendance of majority of tour operators for the discussion and sharing of information. The venue is […]


Royal Highlander Festival-Snowman Run

Coinciding and as part of the Royal Highlander Festival (16th – 18th October 2016) in Laya, Snowman Run – 2 stage cross-country race is being organised. The run is two days run starting from Gasa Tsachu (2231 mts) to Laya (4000 mts) covering about 53 kms. The first day run will be flagged off at […]


Invitation for Lunch at Ga-Wa Restaurant

This is to kindly inform that BTCL group of companies would like to invite all tour operators for a LUNCH on 15th September 2016 at 12.30 PM in their newly opened Ga-Wa Restaurant located at the Clock Tower Square, Thimphu. Interested tour operators are kindly requested to confirm your participation at 77601560, 17656350, 77442800.


Updated Royal Highlander Festival Programme

Please find here updated programme of Royal Highlander Festival, which will be held from 16th – 18th October 2016 at Laya, Gasa Dzongkhag. Also find attached the logistical information for your kind information and reference.