Cameroon/June 4, 2019/ Frank Ikpefan, Abuja /No Comment/107 views /Cameroon Cameroon: Tourism Management – Islamic Cooperation Organisation Proposes Innovationsshare on:FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancel A tourism expert from the organisation met with stakeholders in Yaounde on May 30, 2019. A project to develop Destination Management Organisations (DMOs) for Cameroon, Iran and Azerbaijan is on course. The project’s Lead Researcher, Cenk Demiroglu from Turkey is currently on a working visit to Cameroon. He met with the Minister of State, Minister of Tourism and Leisure, Bello Bouba Maigari, and other stakeholders in the country’s tourism industry on May 29 in Yaounde. The meetings, he said, would pave the way for the implementation of the research project which is aimed at developing an efficient institutional framework for regional and local tourism development in the countries under study; countries considered to be tourism less developed among member countries of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation. Turkey and Malaysia are being used as case studies for the project which is coordinated by the Permanent Committee of the Economic and Commercial Cooperation among member countries of the OIC. ALSO READ Cameroon: U.S. Govt Sanctions Biya Regime - ReportsAccording to the project, the DMOs would provide a holistic approach in planning, developing, marketing and management to coordinate and lead various stakeholders as well as integrate their efforts effectively. Cenk Demiroglu told reporters after a meeting with actors in the public and private sectors that the three countries were identified as the most in need of tourism development for socioeconomic improvement. ALSO READ Defying Trump, Senate votes to end US support for Yemen war - Journal du Cameroun “They were also chosen because they all have rich potentials both natural and cultural which need to be professionally converted into commercial products and managed as products. We will interview people from the public, academia, government, civil society and also hold an online survey as we carry out our research,” he said. The research project is worth US$ 7, 0750 (circa FCFA 442,000,000). ALSO READ Cameroon's Diplomacy, Industrialisation Plan - Stakeholders Acquire Fundamental ToolsThe tourism expert visited four tourist destinations in the town of Mbalmayo on May 30, namely Mefou Park, the Mbalmayo Plastic Arts Centre, Ebogo Tourism Site and Nkoumadjap Falls. It should however be noted that government is on course to create a National Tourism Board which has a mission to effectively manage and market national tourism industries Leave A Comment Below Related Tags:Cameroon share on: FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancel previous article3 dead, 44 Injured Following Bus Rollover in Southern Morocconext articleCameroon: Cycling Tour of Cameroon – Kamzong Abossolo Wins Second LapRelated Posts435 shares Cameroon/June 24, 2019 /No Comment Paris court to hear case over 2007 Thai plane crash – Journal du Cameroun441 shares Cameroon/June 24, 2019 /No Comment ‘No more survivors’ in Cambodia building collapse as toll hits 24 – Journal du CamerounPalestinians shun US prosperity pledges despite financial woes – Journal du CamerounAustralia planning new port in north for use by US Marines: report – Journal du CamerounUS-led Bahrain meeting: a chance for Israel-Gulf rapprochement? – Journal du CamerounAustralian Islamic State orphans rescued from Syria camp – Journal du CamerounCoach Seedorf seeks redemption with Cameroon after club failures – Journal du CamerounLa Chine offre des bourses aux apprenants de langue chinoise du Cameroun – CameroonOnline.org600 000 enfants privés d’éducation par le le conflit sécessionniste (Unicef) – CameroonOnline.orgMichael Jackson fans defiant as abuse claims loom over anniversary – Journal du Cameroun Leave a Response Cancel reply CommentName Email Sign me up for the newsletter! Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.