Beyond the popular ones, many new but potential tourist spots across the country remain unexplored mainly for lack of a proper plan for the development and promotion of tourism products, experts say.
Many new tourist spots are emerging in hills, less-known beach and forest areas and other remarkable places in different corners of Bangladesh by dint of social media platforms like Facebook, but these spots remain unexplored by local and foreign tourists, they observe.
Beside, the tourism sector experts said, the government does not have proper tourist guidelines and catalogues containing division-wise exploration-worthy places for the tourists.
Though the government apparently puts emphasis on the tourism sector, no national tourism master plan could be developed yet and the authorities cannot work coherently to improve the new tourism products having immense potential, they said.
In Bangladesh, local tourists account for 98 percent and the key achievement in the tourism