Policies Required to Develop Tourism Sector of Bangladesh

3 Pages Posted: 4 Oct 2016

Date Written: October 3, 2016

Abstract

Bangladesh has great tourism potential. It is potential in terms of continuous economic growth, strategic location for regional connectivity, enriched natural and historical beauty, diversified landscape including plain lands, hills, rivers and sea sights etc. It has green plain land, medium-height hilly range with evergreen trees, sandy sea beaches and the largest mangrove forest in its beauty basket. With such land diversity it has ethnic diversity of people, religious varieties, cultural differences and different life styles of the people. Bangladeshi tourists are contributing significant earnings of Indian tourism sector. Why they do not feel comfort to stay at home in this regard? This is because of the shortage of tourist infrastructure’s availability in Bangladesh. Private Sector could play a vital role in developing tourist spots throughout the coastal belt of Bangladesh.

Keywords: Tourism Development Policy, Tourism Sector of Bangladesh, Potentials of Tourism in Bangladesh, Tourist Spots in Bangladesh

JEL Classification: L84

Suggested Citation

Abdin, Md. Joynal, Policies Required to Develop Tourism Sector of Bangladesh (October 3, 2016). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2846912 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2846912

Md. Joynal Abdin (Contact Author)

DCCI Business Institute (DBI) ( email )

DCCI Building (11th Floor), 65-66 Motijheel C/A
Dhaka, 1000
Bangladesh

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