Regional: SASEC Tourism Development Project

This project preparatory technical assistance designed and assessed the feasibility of tourism-related infrastructure and facilities in selected multi-country circuits based on the subregional Tourism Development Program. It developed product-specific programs on the themes of “Buddhist circuits” and “ecotourism”. This enhanced tourism, a priority SASEC sector, in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, India, and Sri Lanka.


PROJECT DETAILS

Commitment Date

Funding Type

Country

Sector

Status

Total Cost

13 Dec 2006

Technical Assistance

Regional

Industry and Trade

Closed

$950,000

KEY OUTPUTS

SASEC Tourism Development Plan, including strategies and product-specific programs on Buddhist circuits and ecotourism development reviewed

Design for a proposed subregional tourism development project with feasible investment proposals agreed upon

FINANCING

$950,000 (Asian Development Bank, financed through the Japan Special Fund)