Bangladesh has unique character to be developed as a tourist country. The country with its numerous rivers, largest sea beach in the world, largest mangrove forest in the world, many ancient structures, hills and mountains, vibrant city life etc. attracts tourist all over the world. Government is also trying to facilitate tourism more. rooms, dining area, kitchen. Swimming pool and other required facilities needs to be ensured. The sea view is always a challenging feature in design. Privacy and security needs to be maintained.
The year 2016 has been declared as the year of tourism with view to attract tourist more. The mostly visited tourist destination is Cox's bazaar. It has sea, mountains, tribal villages, natural falls, ancient religious structures etc which attract tourist all the year round. Many hotels have been built and more are on the way. In peak season it is difficult to find rooms due to insufficient facilities. Govt. has already acquired land for tourist zone- Sabrang at Inani. Internationalization of the airport and connecting railway is also under construction.
Cox's Bazaar has climatic features that affects the design of hotel. The tidal surge, wind speed, dust from the beach etc. influence the design.
For tourism, standard facilities and services is the most priority.