Bangladesh Parjatan Corporation (Govt. Tourism Organization) is the pioneer of tourism development in Bangladesh. Since independence of our beloved motherland, the father of the nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman as a reflection of his visionary leadership created this organization with Presidential Order (P.O.) no-143 in November 1972, which commences its function on 1st January 1973. Since its inception, this organization has been putting in best effort to promote and develop tourism as an industry and market the tourism products of Bangladesh. This organization has been entrusted with duel role – ‘promotion and development’ of tourism industry as well as ‘creation and operation’ of various tourism facilities across the country since its establishment.
The foremost objectives of the corporation are to promote tourism in Bangladesh, build up positive image of the country abroad, create tourism infrastructure, provide services to the tourists and flourish tourism resources that exist in Bangladesh, creating employment opportunity in different sectors of this industry which is helpful to reduce poverty, vis-à-vis contribute to the growth of the national GDP. With the motto of providing best services to tourists as well as creation of standard facilities across the country, BPC always first ventured with the projects in different tourism potential areas. It showed the path for private investment in the country.
This organization being the torch-bearer of developing tourism in the country, it is always committed to bring about a positive change in the country through offering standard hospitality services, creating international standard and unique tourism facilities more and more, diversifying tourism products and developing tourism human resources. Until now this organization has established as many as 42 tourist facilities across the country in different form like hotels, motels, restaurants, bars, picnic spots, swimming pool, tourist information centre, etc.
Bangladesh Parjatan Corporation also engaged in Duty Free import since 1979 with the reputation of highest import of duty free items from abroad. Due to its business reputation the best duty free sellers in the world are all been connected with us since long.
Bangladesh Parjatan Corporation always welcomes any innovative idea, suggestion, recommendation for further improvement of its facilities and service standard from any individual or organization. We always heartily welcome our valued domestic and foreign tourists. Please visit Bangladesh more and more and be our guests and savour our service.