most culturally and ethnically diverse states of India. The people of West Bengal inherit their identity and aspiration from the larger Indian mosaic. One can still capture the colonial area in its relics which survived the states progressive development. The land of West Bengal has in it intricately woven...
Tourism Planning and Development
Institute of Hotel Management Aurangabad
Discuss the potentiality, effectiveness of a selected destination critically and provide the possibilities and needs of development through planning and strategic implementation in India for greater tourist interest
How are Safety Concerns Affecting Foreign Tourism in India?
If recent news reports are to be believed, the writing is on the wall. There has been a 25% drop in the number of foreign tourists visiting India over the last three months, following a widely publicized spate of sexual...
revenue is tourism. India is a country with a great potential for tourism. In addition to her places of ancient historical and archaeological interests, her varied wild life sanctuaries, beach resorts and winter sports attract tourists from all over the world.
Indian Tourism Development Corporation is...
TOURISM DEVELOPMENT IN INDIA --- Atul Sinha *
Tourism development in India has passed through many phases. At Government level the development of tourist facilities was taken up in a planned manner in 1956 coinciding with the Second Five Year Plan. The approach has evolved from isolated planning...
SUSTAINABLE TOURISM in India
In today’s world, the mantra is sustainability, irrespective of the economic activity that you are in. And this is a challenge for tourism, considered to be by far the fastest growing industry in the world. India,
Too, is slowly...
The role of food tourism in sustaining regional identity: A case study of Kerala, India.
The theme of this project is to look at the role of food tourism in Kerala, India and in particular with reference to regional identity. There are two main questions that will need...
Enriching the Tourist and Host Intercultural
Experience by Reconceptualising
Carol J. Steiner
School of Contemporary Communication, Central Queensland University,
Mackay, Queensland, Australia
Tourism Research International, Bradford, MA, USA
The aim of this paper...
TOURISM MARKETING FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
by Dr. Adarsh Batra*
Abstract The levels of marketing, quite often blamed for changing consumer attitudes, promote a materialistic society where status is derived more from the number and type of destinations we visit and leisure activities we undertake...
Draft: National Tourism Policy of India
Tourism emerged as the largest global industry of the 20th century and is projected to grow even faster in the 21st century. India has immense possibilities of growth in the tourism sector with vast cultural and religious heritage, varied natural...
witnessed in the hospitality sector, the government has laid out several policy initiatives like:
Rationalization of Taxes Reducing overall costs for tourists
o Removal of 10% expenditure tax on Room rent and F&B and abolishment of the inland travel tax of 15%
o Reduction in customs duty on imported liquor...
This report compares the development of tourism industry in Kerala which is in South India and Maldives which is in the Indian Ocean, South west of India. The study starts with a brief introduction of Republic of Maldives their tourist organisations and their various policies for developing...
India is one of the most touted destinations in the world for medical tourists. It is known in particular for heart surgery, hip resurfacing and other areas of advanced medicine. The government and private hospital groups are committed to the goal of making India a world leader in the industry...
The Role of Tourism in India
Tourism is travel for recreational, leisure or business purposes. The World Tourism Organization defines tourists as people who "travel to and stay in places outside their usual environment for more than twenty-four (24) hours and not more than one consecutive year for...
tourism in India: Railway experience and Historical Monumental
Abstract: Today, India is home of many beautiful ancient monuments heritage and have historical places. It is attracting lot of tourist to come to India and experience it so it’s becoming most popular tourist destination worldwide...
Profiling tourists: uses and Advantages
In writing this thesis, I have approached the subject from the general, to build the context of the topic, to the more specific topic and proceeded again to the general trend and direction of tourism in India.
Since the topic itself is of limited content, it...
Organization defines tourists as people travelling from one place to another and staying in places outside their usual environment for not more than one consecutive year for leisure, business and other purposes. The importance of tourism, as an instrument of economic development and employment generation...
TOURISM ECONOMICS AND ITS APPLICATION TO REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT
There is now a substantial body of literature on tourism economics and a new journal entitled Tourism Economics. This is not surprising because the tourist industry is, from a number of different viewpoints, the largest...
services. The major reasons which necessitate medical tourism are affordable health costs and high quality services found in other countries. Medical tourists also are attracted by convenience of finding all the services they require in one medical centre. Traditional medicine and services are as well quoted...
JETAIRWAYS IN INDIA
In July 2008, magazine ranked Jet Airways as the world's best long-haul airline after Singapore Airlines. In a poll conducted by SmartTravelAsia.com in September 2008, it was voted as the world's seventh best airline overall.Jet Airways has also won a survey...
Tourism development in New Zealand is the result of different factors that permanently interact with each other, all being crucial in the overall strategy success. New Zealand’s tourism policies and planning strategies are efficient, although there is still need for an efficient...
Conde Nast Traveler, one of the World’s most famous magazines on tourism ranked India among the top 10th tourist destinations in the world. Tourism is the third highest net earner of foreign exchange for the countryand also one of the sectors that employs the largest number of manpower. The growth in...
Geography, Faculty of Science, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Gujarat, India
Associate Professor, Department of Geography, Faculty of Science, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda,
Gujarat’s tourism industry is one of the most diverse products on the...
An Opportunity in India
White Paper Series
Definition of Eco Tourism
In 2001 India had more than 2.5 million inbound
visitors and 234 million domestic tourists every year.
resource preservation.- World Wide...
From : Authorstream.com
India has 5,000 year old ancient civilization 325 languages spoken – 1,652 dialects 18 official languages 29 states, 5 union territories 3.28 million sq. kilometers - Area 7,516 kilometers - Coastline 1.08 Billion population. 5600 dailies, 15000 weeklies and 20000...
Tourism is the largest service industry in India, with a contribution of 6.23% to the national GDP and 8.78% of the total employment in India. India witnesses more than 5 million annual foreign tourist arrivals and 562 million domestic tourism visits. The tourism industry in India generated...
Planning and Development
Goals of Tourism Development
To provide a framework for raising the standard of living of the people through the economic benefits of tourism
To develop an infrastructure and provide recreation facilities for visitors and residents alike
To ensure that types of development within...
What is a Destination?
Tourist destination may be understood as the hub of facilities and services designed to meet the needs of the tourists. A tourist destination should be defined in terms of demand by the tourists.
The basic components of destination were Three ‘A’s :
topic of ‘Destination management’ has been brought to light as a consequence of the stable development of tourism from both the demand and the supply side and has been settled as a reaction to the emerging trends in the tourism market (Manente, 2008). It is difficult to define tourism destinations that combines...
Tourism Statistics in India 12
Incredible India Campaign 18
'Incredible India' campaign wins World Travel Award 19
‘Incredible India’ unites kids, teachers 19
Incredible India stands proud on Asian golf scene 19
Govt launches prepaid travel card for inbound tourists 20