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  • Volume 2018

    The Role of Tourism in Socio-Economic Development in Lao PDR in the Modern Time
    (International Journal of Business, Economics and Management Works)

    Vol. 5, Issue 6, PP. 1-8, June 2018
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    Keywords: Tourism, Role of tourism, Challenge, Constraint, Lao PDR

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    Abstract

    This study used the qualitative method and the secondary data was used, which based on the study found that the tourism industry is a crucial sector that contributes to the international, regional and national economic development for several countries in the world. The tourism industry in Lao PDR has assumed a crucial role in the socio-economic development-taking place in Lao PDR. The tourism is a significant element within the future economic strategy of Lao PDR, and the industry’s growth builds upon a diverse and exciting portfolio of natural, cultural and heritage resources, the tourism has been put as a priority on the development of the sector as complementary to existing areas of economic activity. The Lao government has launched the program of infrastructure maintenance and installation to promote the national tourism. However, there are some challenges and constraints in the tourism development and promotion in Lao PDR that they should be solved by the concerned sectors for the better sustainable tourism in the future in Lao PDR.

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    1. Latsachanh Mithouna: Jiangnan University, 1800 Luhu Avenue, Wuxi, Jiangsu, China, Mobile: +86 13222401338; E-mail: Mithouna16@yahoo.com.  

     

     

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    Latsachanh Mithouna, "The Role of Tourism in Socio-Economic Development in Lao PDR in the Modern Time" International Journal of Business, Economics and Management Works, Vol. 5, Issue 6, PP. 1-8, June 2018.

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