The popular five-star hotel Dhaka Regency Hotel & Resort hosted “DHAKA REGENCY Presents TRAVEL VLOGGERS’ MEETUP 2023” for the first time with all renowned & popular travel influencers & Blogger at its most popular outlet “Grill on the Skyline” On 25th November 2023, offered an ideal backdrop for this convergence of travel enthusiasts, showcasing world-class hospitality and facilities. This event aimed to bring together influential travel bloggers from around the country to exchange insights, and experiences, and foster meaningful connections within the travel community.
The names of the YouTube channels of the Vloggers who attended the meet-up are Araf Intisar Dipto, Bangladeshi Food Reviewer, Dr Foodie, Dr Salman Mahi Ruhul Kawser, Labib Hossain Joy, Labib Ittihadul, Low-Cost Tour Suggestion, Mr Mixer’s World, Nayan Majumder, Petuk Couple, Salahuddin Sumon, Sayem’s World, Shapan on Board, TravelWithShishirDeb.
In present times, the necessity of a paid guide is diminishing due to social media. YouTube, Facebook, and numerous travel vlogs regarding tours are very organized guidelines which are much better alternatives to hiring a tour guide.
The Travel Meet-Up Season – 1 at Dhaka Regency was a resounding success, uniting passionate individuals and fostering collaborations within the vibrant travel blogging community. This event was inaugurated with a cake cutting at 4:00 PM with the presence of renowned travel bloggers & influencers and also with the associates of Dhaka Regency. Tiham Traveller and TravelWithAnib were not present at the meet-up due to unavoidable circumstances.
The meet-up started at 3:00 pm and continued up to 8:00 pm. The travel bloggers discussed many things during their 5-hour-long chat. Their discussion highlighted how to improve their vlogs, places that are not covered yet that can be introduced to travel-loving people, future plans of the bloggers, etc. The Attendees benefited from Engaging panel discussions exploring the latest trends and challenges in travel content creation and digital storytelling and interactive workshops focusing on innovative strategies for social media engagement, monetisation, and audience growth in the travel niche. These Valuable networking opportunities fostered meaningful connections and potential collaborations among participants, Exclusive engagement between sponsors, brands, and influential figures in the travel blogging sphere etc.
At one point, they talked about the tourism in Bangladesh. The vloggers sought help from the Bangladesh Tourism Board and related organizations to create better vlogs as the creation of better vlogs needs a considerable amount of time and finances. Truly speaking, the vloggers are working as a part of the Bangladesh Tourism Board and cordially made an appeal to the Tourism Board along with Bangladesh’s Government to extend their hand to this great effort of the vloggers.
One of the most interesting parts of the meet-up was the BBQ Dinner with a raffle draw session where the first prize was a Dhaka-Bankok-Dhaka couple air ticket sponsored by US Bangla Airlines. The second prize was a one-night family stay in the highest room category Presidential Suit with the Grandiose Restaurant Buffet sponsored by Dhaka Regency Hotel and Resort. Lastly, the third prize was a Dhaka-Cox’s-Dhaka couple air ticket sponsored by Air Astra.
The whole arrangement was coordinated by the proprietor of Sayem’s World and travel vlogger, Abu Sayem Chowdhury. Also, the overall arrangement was assisted by Md. Mahmud Hasan, Sales and Marketing Director, Dhaka Regency Hotel and Resort, and his team. To know more about this event please type #TVM2023 on the internet.