Tourism Development

Global tourism is now generally recognized as one of the largest industries in the world and one of the most significant sources of employment and Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Tourism particularly benefits the economies of developing countries, where most of the sector’s tourism jobs and businesses are being created.

Solimar is committed to tourism development that creates a positive experience for local people, local businesses, and tourists themselves. We implement comprehensive programs focused on improving the quality of life for local residents without compromising the future well being of the people or the planet. Solimar has gained a strong reputation internationally as a leader in the field of sustainable tourism development. Since 2006, Solimar has initiated or completed 80 projects in more than 40 countries around the world.

Solimar’s development team is known industry-wide for helping to create tourism enterprises and destinations that are financially and socially sustainable, and good for the planet. Our clients range from small, rural villages and community-based tourism enterprises, to national hotel chains and international tourism organizations.

We invite you to explore the following tourism development consulting services, where you can begin to find tools, read case studies and learn more about the cutting edge work that Solimar is doing to support global development through sustainable tourism.

Investment Promotion

The travel and tourism industry is critical to the global economy. This resilient industry is a leading generator of jobs and tends to outpace the growth of other major industries including manufacturing, financial services and retail.

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Business & Product Development

Tourism is a complex service-driven global industry that is constantly evolving, and the skills and knowledge required to operate a tourism business are pertinent to its success.

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Circuit & Route Development

The flow of people in and around a destination presents an important opportunity to enhance tourism’s ability to generate significant economic impact, especially in rural and remote destinations.

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“We rely confidently on Solimar's deep technical experience and professionalism as tourism consultants. You always are exceeding our expectations.”
Leila Calnan, Senior Manager, Tourism Services Cardno Emerging Markets

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    Washington, DC 20010
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    (202) 518-6192