Regional: Sustainable Tourism Development (formerly Pro-poor Tourism Improvements)

Sovereign Project | 38015-012 Status: Closed

Summary

The TA will develop a project which will contribute towards the objective of the GMS Tourism Sector Strategy to develop a pattern of tourism in the GMS that will be sustainable, equitable, pro-poor, socially responsible, and internationally competitive. It will prepare a feasibility study and project design for priority tourism-related development subprojects in the GMS, which will serve as models and best practice cases for sustainable and pro-poor tourism development.

Latest Project Documents


Project Data Sheets (PDS) contain summary information on the project or program. Because the PDS is a work in progress, some information may not be included in its initial version but will be added as it becomes available. Information about proposed projects is tentative and indicative.

The Public Communications Policy (PCP) recognizes that transparency and accountability are essential to development effectiveness. It establishes the disclosure requirements for documents and information ADB produces or requires to be produced.

The Accountability Mechanism provides a forum where people adversely affected by ADB-assisted projects can voice and seek solutions to their problems and report alleged noncompliance of ADB's operational policies and procedures.

In preparing any country program or strategy, financing any project, or by making any designation of, or reference to, a particular territory or geographic area in this document, the Asian Development Bank does not intend to make any judgments as to the legal or other status of any territory or area.

 
Project Name Sustainable Tourism Development (formerly Pro-poor Tourism Improvements)
Project Number 38015-012
Country Regional
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 6279-REG: Sustainable Tourism Development (formerly Pro-poor Tourism Improvements)
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 900,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Regional integration
Drivers of Change Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Industry and trade - Trade and services

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description The TA will develop a project which will contribute towards the objective of the GMS Tourism Sector Strategy to develop a pattern of tourism in the GMS that will be sustainable, equitable, pro-poor, socially responsible, and internationally competitive. It will prepare a feasibility study and project design for priority tourism-related development subprojects in the GMS, which will serve as models and best practice cases for sustainable and pro-poor tourism development.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy Tourism is the eleventh flagship program under the 10-year strategic framework of the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Economic Cooperation Program.
Impact

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Cambodia, Lao PDR, and Vietnam

Safeguard Categories

Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement B
Indigenous Peoples A

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services The TA will require about 55 person-months of participation by a team of consultants (25 person-months of international and 30 person-months of domestic consultants) with expertise in tourism planning, civil engineering, economic and financial analysis, environmental assessment, private-public partnerships, and social, gender, and resettlement issues. An international consulting firm will be selected using quality- and cost-based selection method and simplified technical proposals.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Anupma Jain
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Human and Social Development Division, SERD
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines

Timetable

Concept Clearance 09 Mar 2004
Fact Finding 22 Aug 2005 to 02 Sep 2005
MRM -
Approval 02 Dec 2005
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 22 Feb 2006
Last PDS Update 20 Jan 2009

TA 6279-REG

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
02 Dec 2005 - 02 Dec 2005 31 Dec 2006 30 Mar 2009 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
900,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 900,000.00 02 Dec 2005 883,327.13
Title Document Type Document Date
Sustainable Tourism Development Project Consultants' Reports Apr 2008
Preparing the Sustainable Tourism Development Project Technical Assistance Reports Dec 2005

Safeguard Documents See also: Safeguards

Safeguard documents provided at the time of project/facility approval may also be found in the list of linked documents provided with the Report and Recommendation of the President.

Title Document Type Document Date
Sustainable Tourism Development Project in Viet Nam: Ethnic Groups Development Framework Indigenous Peoples Plans/Indigenous Peoples Development Plans Mar 2008
Sustainable Tourism Development Project in Lao PDR: Ethnic Groups Development Framework Indigenous Peoples Plans/Indigenous Peoples Development Plans Mar 2008
Sustainable Tourism Development Project in Viet Nam: Resettlement Plan Resettlement Plans Feb 2008

Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation

None currently available.

Related Publications

None currently available.


The Public Communications Policy (PCP) establishes the disclosure requirements for documents and information ADB produces or requires to be produced in its operations to facilitate stakeholder participation in ADB's decision-making. For more information, refer to the Safeguard Policy Statement, Operations Manual F1, and Operations Manual L3.

Requests for information may also be directed to the InfoUnit.