Clemson International Institute for Tourism Research & Development

Ministries of Tourism

Below is our current collection of links to ministries of tourism. If you know of links that should be included, please send an email to jodicel@clemson.edu

Europe
Africa
Mideast
Caribbean/S. Atlantic Islands
Mexico/Central and South America
Asia/Pacific
South Pacific
Other listings

Europe (Western and Eastern)

Afghanistan
http://www.af/

Armenia
www.gov.am
Andranik Manukyan – minister of transportation and communication
Address: 28 Nalbandyan, Yerevan, Tel.: 56-33-91
E-mail: mtc@mtc.am, http://www.mtc.am

Azerbaijan
Ministry of Culture and Tourism?
Mr. Abulfaz Garayev, Minister?
Tel: 493-43-98?Fax: 493-56-05
Government House, 3th floor, AZ1016?E-mail: mugam@culture.gov.az

Croatia Ministry of Tourism

Department of Tourism and Resorts of Georgia
Chairman of department of tourism and resorts
Saba Kiknadze
Tel: 995 77 525301

Kazakhstan
(Including all the minister and tourism information)

Kyrgyzstan
(May be blocked)

Lithuanian State Department of Tourism at the Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Lithuania
- also see http://www.tourism.lt/nsv/engl/titulinis_engl_pat.html

Republic of Turkey Ministry of Tourism

Hellenic Republic - Ministry of Tourism - Greek National Tourism Organization

Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus Ministry of Tourism

Cyprus
Ministry of commerce, industry, and tourism
Minister: Antonis Michaelides

Malta Ministry of Tourism

Russia
(having website problems)

Turkey
Turkey culture and tourism offices
--New York
821 United Nations Plaza
New York, NY 10017
Tel: 212-687-2194
Fax: 212-599-7568
E-mail: ny@tourismturkey.org
--Washington, DC
2525 Massachusetts Ave.,
Washington, DC 20008
Tel: 202-612-6800
Fax: 202-319-7446
E-mail: dc@tourismturkey.org

Turkmenistan

Tajikistan
Tajikistan Republican Council of Tourism and Excursions ?
Sherozi Avenue 11 ?734018 Dushanbe
Tel: (7-3772) 332770, 332831, 333205 ?
Fax: (7-3772) 334420 ?
Telex: 201139 tourist

Uzbekistan
Ministry of culture and sports of the Republic of Uzbekistan ?
Address: 1, Furkat str., Tashkent?
Tel: 139-41-87?
E-mail: madaniyat@sport.uz
also: www.madaniyat.sport.uz

United Kingdom - Department of Culture Media and Sport

Africa

Egypt Ministry of Tourism

The State of Eritrea Ministry of Tourism

Free State Provice Tourism

Ghana Ministry of Tourism

Namibia Ministry of Tourism

Republic of Mauritius Ministry of Tourism

Mideast

Iran
Vice President & Head of Cultural Heritage & Tourism Organization – Mashaee
Tourism and Touring Organization -- http://www.itto.org
(Website has been blocked!)

Iraq
minister of culture -- http://www.cultureiraq.org/
(no English version)

Isreal Ministry of Tourism
http://www.goisrael.com/tourism_eng
http://www.travelnet.co.il/ISRAEL/mtoursm/IsraelMinistryoftourism1.htm

The Hashmite Kingdom of Jordan Ministry of Tourism

Kuwait
(no English)
Nasrullah Stanikzai Deputy for Tourism
Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism

Lebanese Ministry of Tourism

Oman
Address: P. O. Box 200, Postal Code 115 Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
Tel: +968 24588700
Fax: +968 24588819
Minister of tourism
Tel: +968 24588887 +968 24588880
Email: braisi@omantourism.gov.om
(http://www.omantourism.gov.om/Topics/Contanct/Contact.htm)

Pakistan Ministry of Tourism
Mrs. Nilofar Bakhtiar
Federal Minister for Tourism, Ministry of Tourism
12th Floor, Green Trust Towers, Government of Pakistan. Islamabad.
Tel: +92-51-9203506, 9203338.
Email: support@tourism.gov.pk

Palestine
minister page is under construction

Qatar
http://www.experienceqatar.com/templates/aboutus.php?id=110
CHAIRMAN - BOARD OF DIRECTORS of Directors of Qatar Tourism Authority
Mr. Akbar Al Baker

Saudi Arabia
Dr Hashim bin Abdullah bin Hashim Al-Yamani
Minister of commerce and industry
Address: PO Box 1774, Airport Road, Riyadh 11162
Tel: 401 2220 / 401 4708
Fax: 403 8421

Syria Ministry of Tourism

Yemen
(Under construction)

United Arab Emirates

Caribbean/South Atlantic Islands

Islands of Bahamas Ministry of Tourism

Grenada Ministry of Tourism

St Vincent and The Grenadines Ministry of Tourism

 

Canada

Ontario Ministry of Tourism

British Columbia Ministry of Tourism


Mexico/Central/South America

Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism

Mexico Ministry of Tourism

Ecudor Ministry of Tourism

Guyana Ministry of Tourism

Asia and Pacific

Bangladesh
National Tourism Organisation, Ministry of civil aviation and tourism (webpage under construction)

Bhutan
- Ministry of Trade and Industry, Dept. of Tourism - Mr. Sangay Wangdi, Director

- Ministry of home and cultural affairs
--Minister: Lyonpo Jigme Y. Thinley
Phone: +975-2-322643
--Secretary:Dasho Penden Wangchuk
Phone: +975-2-326876/322704
Email: pw04@druknet.bt

Cambodia
Ministry of Tourism
Minister: H.E. Lay Prohas
Address: No 3, Monivong Blvd., Phnom Penh
Phone: 023 212837/ 213911
Fax: 023 216875/ 426364
Email: info@mot.gov.kh

China
Qiwei Shao – minister of tourism
Tel: 86-010-65122847
Address: No. 9 Jia, JianGuoMenNei Road, DongCheng District, Beijing, 100740, China
Email: webmaster@cnta.gov.cn
China's International Travel site http://www.cits.net/

East Timor/ Timor-Lester
Email: info@turismotimorleste.com
Address: Timor-Leste Government Tourism Office ?Ministry of Development
Apartado 194?Dili, Timor-Leste
Telephones: +670 331 0371 / +670 333 9178?
Fax: +670 333 9179

India Ministry of Tourism
Smt. Ambika Soni
Telephone: 91-11-23717969
91-11-23718310
91-11-23710431
Fax: 91-11-23731506
Email: tourismminister@nic.in
Address: RNo 301, Transport Bhawan1, Parliament Street, New Delhi - 110 001

Indonesia
Jero Wacik – Minister of culture and tourism
(Has to use special form to get contact with this person http://www.budpar.go.id/page.php?ic=675&id=185)

Japan
Mrs. TOYAMA Atsuko -- ministry of education, culture, sports, science, and technology

Korea, North

Korea, South
Ministry of Culture & Tourism Republic of Korea
110-703, 82-1,Sejongno, Jongno-gu,
Seoul, Korea
Phone: 82-2-3704-9114
E-Mail: webmaster@www.mct.co.kr
http://www.korea.net/korea/kor_loca.asp?code=C0102

Laos (Visit Laos)

Malaysia
Ministry of Tourism Malaysia
Level 32, Menara Dato' Onn,?Putra World Trade Centre, ?45 Jalan Tun Ismail, 50695 Kuala Lumpur,?Federal Territory MALAYSIA.??
Phone?+6.03.2693.7111??Fax?+6.03.2694.1146??
E-mail?info@motour.gov.my

Malaysia Ministry of Tourism

Mongolia
Tsengel.Ts – minister of road, transportation and tourismYondongombo. G – General director, tourism department of ministry of road, transportation and tourism
Tel: 976-11-318492 Fax: 976-11-310612

Republic of Maldives Ministry of Tourism

Myanmar/Burma
also see http://www.myanmar.com/

Nepal Ministry of Tourism
Ministry Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Tourism Industry Division Bhrikutimandap
Tel; 977-1- 4256232, 4256231, 4256228, 4247037,
Fax No. 4227281
Email: tourism@mail.com.np

Philippines
Department of tourism, for email please go to http://www.gov.ph/cat_tourism/default.asp

Singapore
LIM Hng Kiang – Minister of trade and industry
Email: lim_hng_kiang@mti.gov.sg
Address: 100 High Street #09-01 The Treasury, 179434
Tel: 62259911
Fax: 63327260
Simon ISRAEL -- chairman of SINGAPORE TOURISM BOARD
Tel: 68313 332
Email: Simon_ISRAEL@stb.gov.sg
Address: tourism Court 1 Orchard Spring Lane Singapore 247729
Tel: 67366622
Fax: 67369423

Sri Lanka
Hon. Anura Bandaranaike, MP
Minister of Tourism
Tel: 94-11-2441501, 2421780?Fax: 94-11-2328415
E-mail: minmt@sltnet.lk

Syria Ministry of Tourism

Sri Lanka Ministry of Tourism
http://www.slmts.slt.lk/

Thailand
Dr. Suvit Yodmanni – minister of tourism and sports

Vietnam
(details not available on this website)

South Pacific

Australia
The Hon Ian Macfarlane MP --Minister for Industry, Tourism and Resources
The Hon Fran Bailey MP-- Minister for Small Business and Tourism

Fiji Islands Ministry of Tourism
Tomasi Vuetilovoni, Minister for Tourism and Transport
Chief Executive Officer: Vuetasau Buatoka
Office Location: 3rd Floor, Civic Towers Bldg., Suva.
Postal Address: PO Box 1260, Suva, Fiji.
Phone: (679) 3312788
Fax: (679) 3302060
also see www.bulafiji.com
infodesk@fijifvb.gov.fj
also see http://www.fiji.gov.fj/publish/m_tourism.shtml

New Zealand Ministry of Tourism
also see http://www.tourismresearch.govt.nz/
Hon Damien O'Connor – minister of tourism
Phone: 04 470 6574; Fax: 04 472 8054
For email, please go to: http://www.beehive.govt.nz/Minister.aspx?MinisterID=66

Other Listings

Also try - http://www.psr.keele.ac.uk/official.htm
Another website which has almost all the websites for governments around the world