From September 2008, Sustainable Tourism Development Center started imlementing the project “Responsible Tourism Development” in Mongolia with Mercy Corps Mongolia organization.
Mercy Corps Mongolia has one overall strategic goal – to support rural communities to mobilize resources to meet their economic and social needs, and by extension, to provide a better quality of life for rural residents. Please visit to get detailed information www.mercycorps.org, www.mercycorps.org.mn
As result of this project:
- Organize trainings of tourism theory for the professors and advisors of universities and institutes, adminstration officers of selected provinces and teachers, students from local Business Development Service. Training topics and materials on value chain and competition advantage, destination management and responsible tourism will be prepared.
- Tourism service organizations for follow the recommendation and rules of responsible tourism will be prepared.
- For tourism business organzations, the workshop and training would be organized, supporting the destination management of two pilot aimags Arkhangai and Umnugobi.
- Develop tourism as sustainable in western Mongolia, first study will be researched. In beginning level of the research get choose Khovd aimag.