Functions of Research and Development Division
- Assist in carrying out research in areas relating to tourism development, diversification and entrepreneurial development in the industry.
- Compile and update a database on statistical information relevant to the tourism industry
- Provide information on tourism statistics, market analysis of the tourism industry locally, regionally and other relevant information for publishing.
- Assists in drafting papers (market analysis) on international developments and issues relating to tourism trends.
- Compile data and market intelligence on competitors and make recommendations towards sustaining and enhancing the competitiveness of the tourism industry in Botswana.
- Assist in identifying specific geographic locations, products and services for investment, development and diversification of the tourism sector.