ISSN: 2520-4750 (Online), 2521-3040 (Print)

Problems and Prospects of Tourism Industry in Bangladesh: A Case of  Cox’s bazar Tourist Spots


Jahangir Alam


Tourism is an important driver of economic growth. Tourism is one of the most rising industries all over the world. Bangladesh is a country filled with natural wonders and world heritage places. There are many popular tourist spots in Bangladesh. Among them, Cox’sbazar is considered as one of the most widely visited and rising tourist spots in our country but there has not been enough research, planning, advertisement and implementation for the development of this area. The key aim of this paper is to identify problems and prospects of tourism at Cox’sbazar tourist spots which can be more convenient for all aspect of the tourists in the world. This study has conducted through semi-structured questionnaire and by the existing literature to collect relevant data. Based on data and analysis, study has found out several major problems such as lack of infrastructure facilities, modern and sufficient recreation facilities, proper training, proper planning from Government, marketing and updated information, security and safety, involvements of non-professional peoples, political instability, visa problems which is constraint to develop Cox’sbazar tourism. This study also has explored twelve popular tourist spots in the Cox’sbazar district.  Basically, this study focused on the attractive tourist spots of Cox’sbazar and finally provided some suggestions to overcome those problems.

 Key words: Tourism, Nature, Cox’s bazar, Domestic Tourists, and Foreign Tourists.

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Title:Problems and Prospects of Tourism Industry in Bangladesh: A Case of  Cox’s bazar Tourist Spots

Jahangir Alam

Journal Name:International Journal of Science and Business
ISSN:ISSN 2520-4750 (Online), ISSN 2521-3040 (Print)
Media:Online and Print
Acceptance Date:18/09/2018
Date of Publication:21/09/2018
Free download:Available
First Page:568
Last Page:579
Current Status:published

Cite This Article:

Alam, J. (2018), Problems and Prospects of Tourism Industry in Bangladesh: A Case of  Cox’s bazar Tourist Spots. International Journal of Science and Business, 2(4), 568-579. doi: 10.5281/zenodo.1433720

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Jahangir Alam, (Corresponding Author) MSc, Shandong University, China


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