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Development of Tourism Industry in Bangladesh
Assistant Professor, Department of Marketing, University of Chittagong, Bangladesh
Md. A. Hossain
Assistant Professor, Department of Finance, University of Chittagong, Bangladesh
Shams E. S. Shahriar
Managing Director, FNF Internet Service Provider, Chittagong, Bangladesh
MBA, University of Chittagong, Bangladesh
Tourism is world’s largest justifiable service industry that is generating huge revenue for
tourist country. Bangladesh has lots of tourism spots but most of them unexplored by the
relevant authority. Having all the minimum requirements, the tourism industry could not
develop adequately in Bangladesh. The cracks of problem could not identify accurately
because of paucity of sufficient number of research and investigations in our country.
Out of different problems, the researchers have concentrated their focus to development
aspect for tourism sector in Bangladesh. This study will facilitate the decision makers to
assess the intensity of the problem and to plan accurate measures to train and develop a
good number of manpower for facing the current need readily. This could benefit the
tourism industry in multiple ways. This could change the economic picture of tourism
sector and contribute a big share in the economy of Bangladesh.
Keywords: Tourism, Bangladesh, Development
Bangladesh is a poor country having lots of potentiality in various sectors. Tourism is one of his
potential sectors but it is still unexplored by the decision maker or relevant agency. Her tourist
attractions include archeological sites, historic mosques and monuments, resorts, beaches, picnic
spots, forest and wildlife. Bangladesh is a riverine country having attractive panoramic beauty.
There are hills, vales, deep and mangrove forests,...