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Development of Tourism in Bangladesh – Strategy & beyond


I would like to recommend the book ‘Development of Tourism in Bangladesh – Strategy & beyond’ as an inspiring input on Bangladeshi tourism development. Through out the 80 pages the writer, Faruque Hasan, gives his point of view on how to construct a positive national tourism strategy.

Below is a list of the book content:


Overview of the Global Tourism
Facets of Tourism and Bangladesh
An Overview of the Present State of Tourism in Bangladesh
Prospect of Tourism in Bangladesh
The Strategy for the Development of Tourism in Bangladesh

Bangladesh must go for sustainable tourism
Targeting Niche Market
Target segments of tourists for Bangladesh
Rural tourism
Impacts of Rural Tourism
Tourism in Rural Areas of Bangladesh
Development of Rural Tourism in Bangladesh

Training for the development of rural tourism
The national eco-labeling schemes
Empowering local community
Micro credit for small entrepreneurs
Home Stay
Tourism Marketing Strategy
Constraints of the development of tourism in Bangladesh

Image problem
Misconception about tourism by the policy makers
Lack of in-depth knowledge
High cost of accommodation and Shortage of international standard accommodation facilities
Lack of far-sightedness and sincerity on the part of the government
Non-allocation of found for the tourism in national budget
Lack of proper marketing strategy and initiative
Complicated visa and immigration formalities
Lack of proper infrastructure and superstructure to facilitate tourism activities in the country
Lack of motivation
What to do to overcome the impediments to the development of tourism in Bangladesh
Development of Tourism Products and their Environments

St. Martin: Threatened by Excessive Tourism
Development of tourism in Bangladesh
Tourism in Saarc countries
Developing eco-tourism in Bangladesh
But does it enrich Bangladesh?

Book data:
Title: Development of Tourism in Bangladesh – Strategy & beyond
Published September, 2008

Writer: Faruque Hasan
Contact: or

Publisher: Charusheelon
House # 29, Road # 2
Block – A, Bonoshree
Dhaka – 1219

This article is written by Majbritt Thomsen, administrator on ‘Views On Tourism’.

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