Bungoma County Tourism Policy 2020
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ByCounty Government of Bungoma
Tourism is the third largest contributor to our National Gross Domestic Product after agriculture and manufacturing. Bungoma County despite having enormous potential in attractions, hospitality and labour has to harness tourism as a vehicle that shall not only contribute to economic development but also put Bungoma County on the national and even global tourism map. The policy proposes strategies to ensure the tourism sector becomes a leading revenue earner for the County Government and a major socio-economic force as the County tourism sector has been touted as a sleeping giant. Therefore, this Bungoma County Tourism Policy outlines the framework within which sustainable county tourism development to international standards shall be undertaken. The Policy covers various aspects as per the chapters in the Policy as follows;- Chapter One provides the background within which the Policy has been developed and highlights the process of developing the policy in addition to international and national policies and legal framework that have influenced its development. Chapter Two provides policy direction with regard to tourism in Bungoma County by outlining the goal, specific objectives and guiding principles that will underpin the implementation of the policy. Chapter Three clearly outlines policy framework consisting of the core policy priority areas and specific strategic interventions to be followed to achieve its aspirations. Chapter Four outlines approaches to policy implementation. It also sketches the key stakeholders and requisite institutions framework for effective implementation Chapter Five outlines the processes of monitoring, reporting and review the policy. It anchors the monitoring, reporting and review processes in the institutional frameworks.
Tourism; Tourism Development; Tourism Markets; Tourism Information Management; Gross Domestic Products; National Tourism Blueprint
PublisherCounty Government of Bungoma
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