Integrated Tourism Sector in South-Eastern Asian (Mainland) Countries: A Pathway to Develop for Economic Betterment

Miraj Ahmed Bhuiyan


In this twenty first century, the importance of tourism sector in national economy is considered as a vital component. Though the effects of tourism in different countries are not same, still most of the countries are in a competition to attract more and more tourist. For this reason the countries, regions are taking some innovative, constructive and so on policies to attract tourist. It is not only for the betterment of the direct related tourism services components, but also indirect industries, personnel, agencies and so on.South-Eastern Asia, a well-known tourist region is doing great in terms of number of visitors, boost up their economies through direct and indirect tourism services, facing the employment challenges and so on. Even though the region has some specific goals to meet up the expectations regarding tourism events, but still it is not enough to face the current challenges as well as attract more tourists and visitors. In this case there could be a common integrated tourism zone or sector that will help the participating countries to fulfill their expectation in recent years. In this report we will try to find out to possible economic contribution by the travel and tourism industries while the integration take place among the participating countries. We will explain the implementing pathways of integration and maintaining the whole process. Besides we will also show the benefits of this integration and possible shortcomings either.

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International Journal of Business Administration
ISSN 1923-4007(Print) ISSN 1923-4015(Online)


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