Determinants of Destination Management System (DMS) and Tourism Industry Assessment of Madagascar


Tourism is one of the largest industries in the world. It is particularly significant in island economies, but also benefits significantly a range of developing and developed countries across the world. The sector is compound largely because of the interdependency between the universal production, largely managed in the established world, and the purposes around the world for which it assembles visitors. Information and communication technologies (ICTs) and tourism are two of the most dynamic drives of our worldwide economy. In the Madagascar, the tourism sector is the third largest provider of currency. Madagascar has a remarkable array of biodiversity, natural beauty and cultural resources to support tourism. Unexpectedly, of the 200,000 visitors the island per year, only about 60,000 come expressly for tourism, the rest traveling for other reasons but which could include some tourism activity. Madagascar has the potential to welcome many more tourists if the sector’s growth is well planned in abroad, multi-sectorial way focusing on economic aspects, infrastructure and environmental and social concerns, particularly for community participation. This report sets out a program for equitable development of the sector and evaluates the opportunities for growth and the barriers that currently block progress and some suggestions that how to cover this era to maintain its stander of tourism sector along with. This paper describes the tourism of Madagascar, some lack of management, condition of the present tourism sector and at the end there is a conclusion of this study and recommendations on the base of present study.

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Aurelien, D. and Zhao, J. (2014) Determinants of Destination Management System (DMS) and Tourism Industry Assessment of Madagascar. American Journal of Industrial and Business Management, 4, 790-798. doi: 10.4236/ajibm.2014.412085.

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