Tourism Pillar

Tourism Pillar
An aerial view of a tourist town

Promoting BIMP-EAGA as a single destination with world-class ecotourism facilities and services will increase the viability of air, sea, and land linkages in the subregion. This will also stimulate the demand to scale up customs, immigration, quarantine, and security procedures as well as boost investments in infrastructure and services. 

 
Sector Strategy under Vision 2025 Output Outcome
 
Tourism Improve tourism access to ecotourism sites and develop support infrastructure.

Develop and promote ecotourism sites and tourism circuits.

Upgrade skills and adopt sustainable ecotourism and ASEAN standards.
 
16 community-based ecotourism sites

At least 12 tourism circuits involving two member countries

4 communities each per member country to be trained in sustainable ecotourism and ASEAN tourism standards

At least 1 new route connecting EAGA subregion

At least 1 cruise liner to call on EAGA ports
 
BIMP-EAGA as an ecotourism destination in Asia and the Pacific