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Bhutan Invites Investments in Tourism Sector

Bhutan Invites Investments in Tourism Sector

During his visit to India, Hon’ble Tshering Tobgay, Prime Minister, Bhutan, extended a warm invitation, to Indian entrepreneurs, urging them to explore investment opportunities in Bhutan’s thriving tourism industry. He emphasized the strong ties between the two nations and highlighted the potential for collaboration, especially in tourism. 

At a dialogue organized by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI), New Delhi, he encouraged industry leaders to venture into establishing hotels, restaurants, and wellness centers in Bhutan, known for its natural beauty and abundant forest cover. Expressing gratitude for the longstanding relations with India, he also welcomed more tourists, citing the ease of travel with a nominal permit fee of INR 1,200 to enter the country.

He projected a target to attract 1.5 lakh Indian visitors to Bhutan in 2024, anticipating a substantial surge compared to the previous year. He discussed strategic plans to enhance the overall tourist experience through upcoming infrastructural developments, including a new cost-effective railway service and improved air connectivity between the two nations.