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The sources and availability of information for tourists: A study on tourism sector of Bangladesh

journal contribution
posted on 27.07.2021, 04:16 by Nazia NabiNazia Nabi, Shituma Zaman
Tourism has considered as the world’s largest and rapid growing industry of modern business world. It has a vital influence on economic development of a country. Bangladesh is a new tourist destination on the map of the world. Bangladesh has enormous potential to develop tourism because of its attractive natural beauty and rich cultural heritage. Tourism can add value in the Bangladeshi economy if the industry can be handled properly. However, this industry fails to reach its destination due to lack of awareness, lack of facilities and adequate marketing practices. This study aims to identify the sources and availability of information for tourists and the possible reasons why they visit Bangladesh which can help to construct and implement proper marketing plan and strategy for this industry. The study shows that tourists uses travel agent and various newspaper and magazines to know about Bangladesh before visit. And, most of the tourists agree that they get valuable information about Bangladeshi tourism sector more easily.

History

Volume

4

Issue

1

Start Page

154

End Page

166

Number of Pages

13

eISSN

1839-1184

ISSN

1838-3785

Peer Reviewed

Yes

Open Access

No

External Author Affiliations

University of Information Technology and Sciences, Bangladesh

Era Eligible

Yes

Journal

World Journal of Social Sciences

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