Staff Reporter, Dhaka : One of the most hyped books before its release ‘Traveller’, edited by traveler and entrepreneur Ahsan Rony, launched at Ekushey Book Fair. At the opening ceremony guests, editor and writers hoped that this is a big kickstart of a big journey for this book. The title from Sahos Publications features writing from 42 notable travelers across the country, along with photographs. The book features a wide variety of travel destinations and experiences.
Bangla Academy Travel Writing Category this year Award winner Iktiar Chowdhury was the chief guest in the opening event. He said, “The book is a great combination of Travel write ups and photos from Bangladesh and several countries. I believe, every travel lover will surely enjoy the book and this book will be a great part of their book collection.” Advisors, Writers, Publisher, Editor and a big number of well-wishers of the writers were present in the ceremony.
Travel focused Bangladeshi Content Creator ‘Go with Ashraful Alam’ said in the launching ceremony that ‘this is book is very much interesting as all the writers narrates their travel story in a different way which lead a readers to feel that they are on the spot’. It was difficult and obviously exciting jobs for Ahsan Rony that he finally able to accommodate best travel writers story in a one single book, he added.
In the book, Najmun Nahar, the first Bangladeshi flag-carrying explorer who has traveled to more than 160 countries in the world, has written the breathtaking experience of going to Palestine in the world tour of struggle and success. Shah Jalal Jonak, a student of rocket science currently studying in Russia, has written about the experience of seeing the spacecraft go into space. Student Dolan Chapa Datta has written some simple stories of our country in a very interesting way, Umme Habiba has written about her 11-months stay and travel experience in Thailand, a land of nomadic people.
Poet and writer Kamrul Hasan, Travel Goddo editor Mahmud Hafiz, freedom fighter and story-novel, travel story writer and translator Faridur Rahman, founder of Dhaka Tourist Mostafizur Rahman, travel writer, cultural activist and entrepreneur Sumanta Gupta, Rifat Rahman, APH student at KIT Royal Tropical Institute, Amsterdam, Netherlands, SM Sarwar Nabin, Master’s student and researcher at University of Texas’s Rio Grande Valley, Md. Tahidul Islam Masum, President of Volunteers for Bangladesh, Bangladeshi working for the world’s best music app Spotify Mir Rasel Ahmed and law student Momotaj Jesmin wrote some of the extraordinary experiences of traveling to several countries.
Heritage traveler and teacher Eliza Binte Elahi, RJ Nadia Nitul Islam of ABC Radio, Md. Ashraful Alam he who is a traveler and travel focused Bangladeshi content creator ‘Go with Ashraful Alam’, Muhammad Javed Hakim, the founder of De-Chut Travel Songho, the administrative officer of Bangladesh Open University Al-Amin have written about their extraordinary experiences visiting the country’s heritage, beauty and introduce you to some great places.
Traveler and travel writer Sajol Zahid has visited every province in India, Fahmida Yasmin, a researcher at the Lebanese Center for Tropical Marine Research, has written about Istanbul, Zerin Marzan Ashrafi, a student of geography and ecology in Canada, has written about her travel experiences in Europe, Dewan Ashikul Alam has written about Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, and journalist Sadikur Rahman has written about his travel experience in Gangtok.
This exceptional book contains travel stories from home and abroad, special opinions, special travel photos of Momentwala’s lead photographer Md Nazmul Hossain, Asha Zahid’s IT knowledge, Md Saifullah Rabbi’s special feature on career, poems in regional languages of Dinajpur, a variety of features including the story of the rise of travel agency.
This special book is available at Sahos Publications (Stall no. 387-388) and online book shops including Rokomari (https://www.rokomari.com/book/283470/traveler). The book is published under the overall supervision of Travel Bangladesh in collaboration with travel platform ‘Vromonio’, Travel Company ‘Circle Holidays’ and Travel focused Bangladeshi Content Creator ‘Go with Ashraful Alam’. Gift Partners- The Travel Group-TTG, Hotel Opera Ocean and Sea Pearl Beach Resort & Spa.
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