Is your initiative financially and organizationally sustainable? If not, what is required to make it so? What is the potential demand for your innovation?
This a government initiative and therefore, <i>IS</i> sustainable.
How is your initiative currently financed? If available, provide information on your finances and organization that could help others. Please list: Annual budget, annual revenue generated, size of part-time, full-time and volunteer staff.
The organization responsible for tourism development in Bhutan is the Tourism Council of Bhutan which is funded by the government.
What is your plan to expand your approach? Please indicate where/how you would like to grow or enhance your innovation, or have others do so.
Bhutan can share its policies with those interested through exchange programs, at meetings and conferences and through the media.
What are the main barriers you encounter in managing, implementing, or replicating your innovation? What barriers keep your program from having greater impact?
In most cases tourists are appreciative of the policy measures that have been put in place. However, there is a segment of people who do resent these policies and therefore, Bhutan is termed as being elitist.
As a government agency the same financial rules and ceilings have to be followed by the tourism organization. This restricts the number of promotional activities that need to be carried out.