Sustained investment in infrastructure and innovation are crucial drivers of economic growth and development. Tourism development relies on good public and private infrastructures.  The sector can influence public policy for infrastructure upgrade and retrofit, making them more sustainable, innovative and resource-efficient and moving towards low carbon growth, thus attracting various sources of foreign investment. Furthermore, tourism promotion could attract financial investment for construction of social infrastructure.

There are five targets within SDG 9 that are deemed to have a ensure the promotion of inclusive and sustainable industrialization and innovation. These targets have been selected to base the potential project indicators.