Regional: South Asian Subregional Economic Cooperation Tourism Development Plan

The technical assistance conducted an analysis of the tourism sector at the subregional and national level and prepared a tourism development plan (TDP) draft framework based on the themes of ecotourism and Buddhist circuits in Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, and Nepal (BBIN). The TDP strengthened the network of tourism partners in the region and achieved cooperation among BBIN tourism sectors.


PROJECT DETAILS

Commitment Date

Funding Type

Country

Sector

Status

Total Cost

5 Nov 2003

Technical Assistance

Regional

Industry and Trade

Closed

$450,000

KEY OUTPUTS

Inception planning workshop and report, including five national workshops and consultations conducted

Interim report and draft framework program presented during 4th Tourism Working Group meeting

Final report with Tourism Development Plan (seven programs and 23 proposed projects) submitted

FINANCING

$450,000 (Asian Development Bank)