Cultural participation and understanding increase through events like Durga Puja; this is one of the reasons why Bangladesh’s culture has remained so diverse and colourful. We don’t have to travel to faraway lands to immerse ourselves in rich culture and heritage. TRAVEL NOW with ShareTrip to experience the rich traditions and customs that have been right here for centuries.
The theme of this year’s World Tourism Day, which takes place every year on the 27th of September, is “Rethinking Tourism”. An apt theme for the time we are living. For the sake of context, World Tourism Day is an UN-designated day to celebrate tourism across the world organized by the UN specialized agency for tourism World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). This year is the 42nd edition of the day.
Travel has become a widespread cultural phenomenon in Bangladesh over the last decade. Go to any tourist destination in the country during a holiday, you’ll be surprised to see the level of social penetration of travel. This effect is particularly pronounced in major cities such as Dhaka during medium to lengthy holidays where residents desert their homes to go to distant places within the country and abroad.
ShareTrip, a Bangladesh-based online travel agent, has raised US$500,000 from Startup Bangladesh Limited, a government-sponsored VC firm.
The deal pushed the company’s total funding raised to date to around US$7 million.
Local travel-tech startup ShareTrip has secured an investment of BDT 5 Crore from govt owned VC Startup Bangladesh. The announcement was made during ShareTrip’s third anniversary at the Hotel Sheraton, Dhaka.