2006, Report Sustainable Tourism Sector Development and Institutional Strengthening, Republic of Timor- Leste UNWTO/UNDP Project for the Government of Timor- Leste | Environmental Planning Inputs

1.1 Key Environmental Features and Core Attractions
The UNWTO Phase 1 assessment of tourism for Timor Leste highlighted that the country is heavily dependent on its natural resources for tourism. The surrounding marine environment with world-class coral and abundant fish life is arguably the country‚Äüs core tourism asset.