Tourism

The Tourism Flagship Program aims to increase the contribution of tourism to the national economy and rural livelihood through balanced and regional spread of tourism.

  1. The Tourism Policy of the Kingdom of Bhutan 2020 has been endorsed.
  2. The Tourism Levy Act 2020 has been endorsed and implemented w.e.f July 01, 2020.
  3. Received and lanuched the Best in Travel Book for featuring Bhutan as the number 1 country to travel in 2020 by Lonely Planet.
  4. Engaged 1,640 laid off employees due to Covid-19 pandemic.
  5. 14 roadside amenities were developed.
  6. e-book on hte Village Home Stays (VHS) in Bhutan was launched on September 27, 2020.
  7. TCB has developed the Green Hotel Guideline in collaboration with NEC and tourism sector associations.

Plantation along Thimphu-Paro highway

Development of Taktshang Trail, Paro

Cleaning trek routes in and around Thimphu

Sowa Rigpa Training

Road side amenities (rest room) under Pemagatshel & Samdrup Jongkhar

 RSA at Serutar & Bjechulum