Bhutan allows for modern technology within their country, such as television and the internet.
Changes in the government
2004 - 2019
Over this time period, Bhutan went from a Monarchy to a democracy, it now holds elections to decide who will run Bhutan.
Bhutan was originally a Monarchy however it transferred to a democracy meaning that instead of having a king or queen they had an elected leader.
In 2011, 64000 tourists visited Bhutan, this earned the country 47.7 million US dollars in that year alone.
Western influences in Bhutan
Many young people in Bhutan have adopted some western culture as many wear clothing found in western countries. They have also adopted technology into their lives by creating social media accounts.
Bhutan's call for more tourism
Currently, 30% of Bhutan's population lives below the poverty line and unemployment amongst youth is rising, people are calling for more tourism.
Bhutan's tourism expansion
Bhutan is increasing the number of tourists allowed into their country up to 100000 people, the government is ensuring that the number of tourists allowed to enter is balanced so that it supports development and job increases.