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Cooperation among stakeholders in tourism sector vital


Majbrith Thomsen making a presentation on tourism on june 22. TOAB officials are also seen. Photo: Monitor

Dhaka : Tourism industry in Bangladesh with its eco-natural beauty, world renow-ned sea beach, mangrove forest and unique culture, is developing, but cooperation among stakeholders is vital for flourishing sustainable tourism here.

Majbrith Tho-msen, initiator of “Views on Tourism project” was addressing a seminar on “How to Develop Sustainable Tourism industry in Bang-ladesh” organised by Tour Operators Association of Bangladesh at Washington Hotel in the city on June 22.

Taufiq Uddin Ahmed, President, Hasan Mansur, Immediate Past President, Faridul Haque, Adviser, Syed Golam Kadir, Director, International Affairs, TOAB were present on the occasion, among others.

Thomsen, a Danish citizen living in Dhaka since 2007 and working for the development of tourism in Bangladesh, said her project’s vision was to encourage sustainable tourism movement in Bangladesh and South Asia and aimed to provide knowledge and networking amo-ng the stakeholders in this industry in Bangladesh.

She said there were more than 300 articles available on the “Views on Tourism” website and the online resource was open for use of any tourism organisation. She also reminded those present at the seminar on the positive and negative aspects of tourism industry.

This article is quoted from The Bangladeshi Monitor. Read the original article published July 5th 2010.

The article is uploaded by Majbritt Thomsen, administrator on ‘Views On Tourism’.

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