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

Approval13 Dec 2006
Funding TypeTechnical Assistance
CountryRegional
SectorIndustry and Trade
StatusClosed
Total Cost$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)