Intro

Tourism sector of Bangladesh is one of the most potential and prominent sectors which is significantly contributing to the development of the country as well as boosting the GDP to a sustain level. Due to our unparalleled natural beauty, historical background, unique cultural identity and archaeological resources; local visitors as well as visitors from outside the country are coming to these lovely places to have a glance of such stunning looks. Thus Government of Bangladesh has taken important measures through Bangladesh tourism board fro expand and development of tourism board of Bangladesh.

Industry Overview

World Ranking (out of 185 countries)

Relative importance of Travel & Tourism’s total contribution to GDP

61
ABSOLUTE
Size in 2016
173
RELATIVE SIZE
Contribution to GDP in 2016
21
GROWTH
2017 forecast
6
LONG-TERM GROWTH
Forecast 2017-2027

ECONOMIC CONTRIBUTION

Tourism industry in Bangladesh has flourished significantly in the last decade. Economic contribution of tourism in GDP is increasing higher every year than before.  Following charts depict the stat of contribution of this industry.

ECONOMIC CONTRIBUTION OF TRAVEL & TOURISM

BANGLADESH: TOTAL CONTRIBUTION OF TRAVEL & TOURISM TO GDP

BANGLADESH: DIRECT CONTRIBUTION OF TRAVEL & TOURISM TO GDP

DIRECT CONTRIBUTION OF TRAVEL & TOURISM TO EMPLOYMENT

BANGLADESH: VISITOR EXPORTS AND INTERNATIONAL TOURIST ARRIVALS

BANGLADESH: TOTAL CONTRIBUTION OF TRAVEL & TOURISM TO EMPLOYMENT

BANGLADESH: CAPITAL INVESTMENT IN TRAVEL & TOURISM

Government Measures

  Proposed/Under Implementation Projects Implemented Projects
Under ADP Projects 1. Development of Cox’s Bazar Airport (Phase-1)

2. Bangladesh Airports Safety and Security System Development Project

3. Khanjahan Ali airport construction project4. Project for supply and installation of emergency equipment to strengthen the security of international airports in Bangladesh

5. Launch of tourism facilities in Paraki and Patenga6. Probability study of significant tourist spots in Bangladesh

1. Up-gradation of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport

2. Consultancy Services for Up-gradation of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport

3. Construction of a New Parjatan Motel at Motel Shaikat Compound in Chittagong & Renovation of Hotel Shaibal, Cox’s Bazar(1st Revised)

 

Own Finance Projects 1. Construction of CAAB Head Quarters Complex at HSIA, Kurmitola, Dhaka.

2. Project on “A detailed feasibility study of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib International Airport project”

3. Project on “Built Cargo Apron in front of Chittagong Shah Amanat International Airport Cargo Terminal building”

1. Consultancy services for Construction of 3rd Terminal, 2nd Runway and other infrastructure development works at HSIA, Dhaka

2. International Consultancy Service assist and develop all fields of Regulatory Affairs of CAAB outlined in the Project Document CAAB-MP 2100

 

PPP Projects 1. Supply, Installation and Commissioning of a Multi Mode Surveillance System (Radar, etc.) at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA), Dhaka

2. Development of Tourism and Entertainment Village at Parjatan Holiday Complex, Cox’s Bazar.

3. Construction of Watch Tower at Kuakata.

4. Establishment of Exclusive Tourist Zone (ETZ) at Narayangonj.

5. Establishment of a 5-Star Hotel & Others Facilities at existing Motel Sylhet Compound of BPC at Sylhet.

6. Establishment of International Standard Tourism Complex at Existing Motel Upal Compound of BPC at Cox’s Bazar.