Bangladesh is a beautiful country in South Asia bordering with India and Myanmar. According to World Bank, it is the least touristy destination in the world. There are more than thousand of popular and famous tourist attractions located in various regions of Bangladesh. Local people always welcome tourists to travel Bangladesh anywhere inside the country and try to help them in any way possible; they are generally surprise to see tourists.
Main tourist attractions of Bangladesh are old historical monuments, beaches, forests and tribal people, wildlife of various species, resorts, picnic spots etc. Activities or attractions for tourists include river cruising, hiking, angling, water skiing, rowing, yachting, and sea bathing etc.
The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) reported in 2013 that the travel and tourism industry in Bangladesh directly generated 1,281,500 jobs in 2012 or 1.8 percent of the country's total employment, which ranked Bangladesh 157 out of 178 countries worldwide. As per Wikipedia, Bangladesh's world ranking in 2012 for travel and tourism's direct contribution to GDP, as a percentage of GDP, was 142 out of 176.
Major regions with top travel Bangladesh destinations for tourists are Dhaka Division, Chattogram / Chittagong Division, Sylhet Division, Khulna Division, Rajshahi Division and Rangpur Division. And the major districts are Dhaka, Chittagong, Cox's Bazar, Sylhet, Cumilla, Rajshahi, Khulna and Bandarban. Tourist attractions in:
- Dhaka Division
- Chattogram / Chittagong Division
- Sylhet Division
- Khulna Division
- Rajshahi Division
- Rangpur Division
- Barisal Division
- Mymensingh Division
- Cumilla / Comilla District