Achievements of ATAB

Over the last forty years, ATAB has a long glorious achievement as well as different activities were undertaken. However during the last 06 years (2013-2015, 2015-2017 & 2017-2019) period following milestone steps to be notable:-


  • Acquitted Travel Agencies from paying VAT.
  • Acquisition of 7% commission on fuel surcharges (YQ/YR).
  • Commission on Hajj ticket.
  • ATAB Tourism Training Institute (ATTI) has obtained Government approval & thus conducting courses on “Ticketing & Reservation” with proper curriculum as NTVQF Level-2.
  • Validity of license period increased to 03 years instead of previous 01 year.
  • Stoped weekly payment procedure by IATA.
  • Stopped enhancement of minimum IATA bank guarantee.
  • 0. 30% AIT (Income Tax) is fixed on ‘Travel Agency’.
  • Realized commission on SOTO ticket.
  • Withdrawal of Void charges by Biman Bangladesh Airlines.
  • Arrangement made to keep passport at Travel Agencies temporarily.
  • Convinced Biman Bangladesh Airlines to issue domestic flights tickets by using GDS & online portal.
  • Arranged Training on Registration and Renewal process/system of travel agency via online at Ministry of Civil Aviation and Tourism.
  • Introduced ADM dispute process in BSP Link.
  • Observing Bengali New years ‘Pahela Boishakh’ every year with due solemnity.
  • Introduced ATAB Merit/Honoring Award for the meritorious students & Quran-e- Hafez children of ATAB family members.
  • Arranged GDS awareness program.
  • Prepared Code of Conduct for ATAB members.
  • Organized/completed marketing conferences/FAM Trip at U.S.A, Turkey, Cyprus, Myanmar, Thailand, Spain, France and Vietnam successfully for expansion of tourism.
  • Maintained liaison with the High Commissioner/Ambassador of different country in Bangladesh for expansion of Tourism industry.

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