Tourism as An Unconventional Strategy Enriching Social and Economic Development at Hills Area in Bangladesh: A Study on Bandarban Hills Area

Nigar Sultana, Mamtaj Akter


The study is an investigation of social and economic impacts through tourism on hills area at Bandarban in Bangladesh. A significant purposeful survey towards 499 respondents were conducted and the instrument was questionnaire. The research method is descriptive -analytical and correlational. The stepwise regression study creates the most changes that are related to the social and economic dimensional dependent variable along with coefficients.  Then factor analysis has been applied multiple correlations and narrow down with a few factors. The outcomes of this investigation revealed that legitimate routine with regards to tourism influences economic and social development to local community. The recommendations are proper policy formulations, private and foreign investments. Recommendations were brought from both secondary; literature review and primary data analysis as well.

Keywords: Hillside tourism, economic & social impact, local community, regression analysis.

DOI: 10.7176/EJBM/14-8-08

Publication date: April 30th 2022


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