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SL No 1 INTRODUCTION Objectives of study Scope of study Period of study Limitation of the study Methodology Tools for the study 2 3 4. 5 6 Industry profile
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Though the India economy had slowed."Despite the deepening world economic crisis. international and domestic hotel chains were rushing to cash in on it. Thus.4 percent. an increasing number of people are going on holiday trips within the country and abroad resulting in the tourism industry growing wings. India's economy remains in decent shape and is still experiencing some of the strongest growth rates in the world.to medium-term set backs. according to an industry research note by auditing and consulting firm Deloitte Touche.Despite the challenges being faced in terms of a slowing economy. tourism industry was the second-largest foreign exchange earner for India. sluggish demand and security concerns." it said. It is fast turning into a volume game where an ever-burgeoning number of participants are pushing up revenues of industry players (hotels.5 percent. shipping lines. In 2009. Despite the numerous problems. etc). the country was fighting back and tourism developments were taking place."Although there will inevitably be some short.With Indian economy growing at around 7% per annum and rise in disposable incomes of Indians. . The Indian tourism sector is seen generating $42. Realising the potential in India." the Deloitte report said. the country is seen rising 6. it was still growing faster than the rest of the world. airlines. the long-term outlook remains positive. it said. compared to the world output. which is seen falling 0. a 42 percent surge from 2007. tour operators.Page |2 Introduction India on the World Map The Indian tourism industry has not had it so good since the early 1990s. the tourism sector is expected to perform very well in future and the industry offers an interesting investment opportunity for long-term investors.8 billion by 2017.
while domestic market is seen at more than 500 million.793 hotel rooms in the pipeline of which 11.S.Page |3 According to the global authority for hotel real estate. It may also pick up the bill for tour operators promoting domestic and medical tourism and is mulling income tax exemption for hoteliers if they invest 50 percent of profits into infrastructure. it said.207 were due to open in 2009 and 22.522 in 2010. . Lodging Econometrics.Limited infrastructure pose a constraint to the free flow of tourists.The government has already relaxed the criteria to receive a visa for medical tourism. Tourist arrivals in the country slowed throughout 2008. but the Indian government is addressing the issue through upgradation of existing airports and building new ones. which account for more than 15 percent of all inbound tourists. after rising 13 percent year-on-year from 2005-2007. Medical tourism was poised for rapid development in the future and India is busy developing first-class facilities to attract this multi-billion dollar niche market.K. International tourists account for a little over 5 million visitors. and U. due to a slowdown in the main source markets for India. there were 73. It is also considering other incentives such as offering air travel and accommodation for foreign tourists who visit India for the third time. the U..
Analyze growth of tourism in india . To evaluate the importance of the hotels in India’s tourism promotion 3. To study about the Tourism development in india 2.Page |4 Objectives 1. Find out the types of tourism sectors in India collect maximum information about them 4.
Page |5 Scope of study Advantages of Tourism development in india To know Tourism has emerged as an instrument of employment generation in india To know Integrated development of rural areas are also a result of tourism growth This project is indented to help the readers to know about Tourism development in india Period of study .
Tourism growth calculation is not a simple one . adventure tourism. These include history tourism. beach tourism (India has the longest coastline in the East) etc. Tourism has emerged as an instrument for employment generation. direct employment in the tourism sector was estimated to be 21. medical tourism (ayurveda and other forms of Indian medications). There are recently many events that have taken place or coming up in the futures. which are a big catalyst for prompting tourism in India.Page |6 November 2010 to February 2011 Limitations of study These are the limitations of the process of data collection India is probably the only country that offers various categories of tourism. So only we can estimate a summary of these in our study. poverty alleviation and sustainable human development. During 2003-2004.54 million so practically a detailed study in case of tourism sector is only done by secondary data s. There has been a tremendous growth in tourism in India because of the policies of the government and support from all levels. spiritual tourism. so a detail study in case of growth of tourism is a huge assignment.
Page |7 Research methodology A research design is the arrangement of condition for collecting and analysis of data in manner that aim to combine relevance to research purpose with economy in procedures the research design adopted for the study in descriptive in nature Tools for study Books Internet .
Besides these. The huge number of tourists. Jaipur. the ITC Group. Five star hotels are found in many the cities of the country like New Delhi. the Welcome Group and many others. Accredited across the world for their sophistication. the five star category hotels are the ideal place to lodge for a truly rewarding vacation. Hyderabd. ample recreation options and fabulous meeting and conference facilities are the characteristicsofthese hotels. Srinagar and others. The hotels in India maintain very high standards of service quality and this is evident from the hospitality offered by the 5 star hotels of the country. expect good value for your money and enjoy a relaxed and luxurious holiday . Panaji. both international and domestic. sumptuous delicacies. style. Khajuraho. comfort and contemporary facilities to the guests.Bangalore. Mumbai. grandeur and superior services. Jodhpur. All of them feature among the luxury hotels in India.Page |8 Methods of data collection Secondary data It is collected from books and internet Industry profile The booming tourism industry of India. Chandigarh. Many of the 5 star hotels belong to the reputed hotel groups of India . a top world tourist destination. the Oberoi Group. The 5 star hotels in India offer a host of services and facilities to corporate as well as leisure travelers. like the Taj Group. So. Luxurious and spacious rooms. has also led to the growth of the Indian hospitality industry. who offer warmth. Agra. Pune. Chennai. many of these hotels also come up with lucrative holiday packages for the convenience of the tourist and travelers. Kolkata. are catered to and taken care of by the 5 star hotels in India.
every man. Lose yourself in the wonder that is India. create millions of new jobs and generate enough wealth to help pay off the international debt. . It can provide impetus to other industries. Explore modern cities that have grown organically from the roots of a multi-hued past. Sport with adventure in style. Let the jungle lure you to a fascinating world at a diverse array of wildlife sanctuaries and national parks. The Travel and Tourism industry holds tremendous potential for India's economy. adventure tourism. Incredible India !! India is probably the only country that offers various categories of tourism.. Analysis &interpretations In other words.000. Meander through lands steeped in chivalry and pageantry that begin before recorded history.. India has yet to realise its full potential from tourism... and see what each state has to offer. Explore India . These include history tourism. this is the wonder that is India. spiritual tourism.Page |9 by lodging in any of the 5 star hotels in India. woman and child could become richer by Rs 7. medical tourism (ayurveda and other forms of Indian medications).choose the locales of your choice.. Make a pilgrimage to holy shrines that echo with tales of antiquity. The warm hospitality offered amidst royal comfort will surely leave you mesmerized. beach tourism (India has the longest coastline in the East) etc.. That is why we have included Tourism amongst the Core Sectors of the Indian Economy. Frolic on a vast array of golden beaches that dot an enviable coastline. washed by two seas and an ocean.
there were 73. the tourism sector is expected to perform very well in future and the industry offers an interesting investment opportunity for long-term investors. sluggish demand and security concerns.P a g e | 10 India on the World Map The Indian tourism industry has not had it so good since the early 1990s. Thus. while domestic market is seen at more than 500 million."Despite the deepening world economic crisis.793 hotel rooms in the pipeline of which 11. it said." it said.4 percent. compared to the world output. shipping lines. Despite the numerous problems. but the Indian government is addressing the issue through upgradation of existing airports and building new ones." the Deloitte report said. Realising the potential in India. airlines. India's economy remains in decent shape and is still experiencing some of the strongest growth rates in the world.With Indian economy growing at around 7% per annum and rise in disposable incomes of Indians. tourism industry was the second-largest foreign exchange earner for India. international and domestic hotel chains were rushing to cash in on it. it said. It is fast turning into a volume game where an ever-burgeoning number of participants are pushing up revenues of industry players (hotels. According to the global authority for hotel real estate.207 were due to open in 2009 and 22. tour operators. a 42 percent surge from 2007.522 in 2010. the long-term outlook remains positive.to medium-term set backs. an increasing number of people are going on holiday trips within the country and abroad resulting in the tourism industry growing wings. Though the India economy had slowed. The Indian tourism sector is seen generating $42."Although there will inevitably be some short. it was still growing faster than the rest of the world.Despite the challenges being faced in terms of a slowing economy. International tourists account for a little over 5 million visitors. Lodging Econometrics. according to an industry research note by auditing and consulting firm Deloitte Touche. the country is seen rising 6. In 2009. .5 percent. the country was fighting back and tourism developments were taking place. which is seen falling 0. etc).8 billion by 2017.Limited infrastructure pose a constraint to the free flow of tourists.
due to a slowdown in the main source markets for India. US-led war against terror and SARS hit the tourism industry over the past few years. Commonwealth Games.P a g e | 11 Medical tourism was poised for rapid development in the future and India is busy developing first-class facilities to attract this multi-billion dollar niche market. AdAsia. the staggering figure of over 366 national/international level expos and about 100 congress already scheduled for leap year 2004 (of which over 50 in January alone). F1 alongwith some of the biggest expos and conferences of the world chose her to play host. Away from threats. her rising Sensex. to understand why India offers a feel good factor. Take a fresh look at her flourishing economy (double digit growth in third quarter of 20032004).K. Laureus World Sports Academy Global Submit. India : An Idea who’s time has come Conde Nast ranked her amongst the top 10 tourist destinations. It is also considering other incentives such as offering air travel and accommodation for foreign tourists who visit India for the third time.The government has already relaxed the criteria to receive a visa for medical tourism. which account for more than 15 percent of all inbound tourists. untouched by SARS and politically stable India is the flavor of the season. and U. The Scene Till Now Some major international events like 9/11. It may also pick up the bill for tour operators promoting domestic and medical tourism and is mulling income tax exemption for hoteliers if they invest 50 percent of profits into infrastructure. Presenting India to you Readers. after rising 13 percent year-on-year from 2005-2007. geographically strategic location. JBIC ranked her as the fifth most attractive investment destination.. presence of world's finest and choicest brands and the exceptional growth in interest from FIIs. India is one of the most exciting emerging markets in the world. rapidly growing consumer markets. Tourist arrivals in the country slowed throughout 2008. faith fortified by major software firms to make it a global backup hub for software. Cutting down of routes by domestic airlines and increase in airfares last year also led to a fall in the movement of . The subcontinent to whose splendor. her forex reserves.S. Truly. the U. diversity and world-class facilities the world has finally woken up to. World Bamboo Congress. The World Social Forum.
Some of the reasons for this are high luxury and entertainment taxes and high landing charges applicable in Indian airports. 2900 Crore. drastically reducing hotel occupancy levels. Costs are also high because tourism is a state subject. In the Union Budget for 2003-04. The Government of India has extended the benefits of Section 10(23G) of the Income Tax Act. Consider this. The state has an outlay of Rs. The Mumbai terror attacks. 1961 to institutions financing hotels of three-star category and above.25 crore for the financial year 2003-04. the centre is only allocating finances for tourism projects. and affecting year-end travel. The adverse travel advisories by many countries to their citizens too contributed to a significant slowdown in tourism in India. targetting two premium hotels. long-term funds to help finance tourism infrastructure." And this smile is now strongly percolating down to all tourism industry players in the country. also tarnished the country's reputation. Government Policy Initiatives Keenly aware of the unfolding boom in the tourism industry. This hurt Indian tourism. Outlay for tourism for the Tenth Five Year Plan is Rs. whereas if these funds were spent in a cohesive manner by a nodal agency to showcase the entire country as one destination. But the government is trying to convince states on the benefits of bringing tourism under the aegis of the Central government on to the concurrent subject on to the concurrent list. the results would probably have been far more spectacular.P a g e | 12 people in the country. the government is lending a hand to the growth of the industry. "This has benefited TFCI as the company has a major part of its portfolio in the exempted category. This is up sharply from Rs 150 crore allocated in the previous financial year. 74. . State governments such as Kerala lay a lot of stress on boosting tourism. thus opening the doors to cheap. A top level executive of Travel Finance Corporation of India (TFCI) is all smiles as he says. Currently. Though this discrepancy has come down. government has extended infrastructure status to tourism. For the financial year 2003-04 the outlay is Rs 325 crore. There were other negatives too.Expenses per night of stay for a tourist in India during the SE Asian currency crisis was $100 whereas it was around $35-40 in the SE Asian countries. still there is some gap. Each state separately spends on tourism and tourism related activities.
cost cuts and service with a smile are fast turning a norm. As the Indian economy continues to open up in an effort to integrate with the world economy. Going Forward.Destination India India is now chalking up one of its strongest growth charts in a long time. Global best practices. hundreds of thousands of jobs are moving to the Indian shores from the West. Room occupancy rates have shot up from 75-80% in 2002 to ov Tourism in India Tourism in India is expanding every year. With the results. explore cultural heritage. There are so many India travel packages offered by India Tourism for foreigners all over India. According to the estimates of Ministry of Tourism. business meets and holiday seekers. Government of India. .P a g e | 13 The divestment of government’s stake in government run hotels is another step in the right direction. business travelers. natural beauty and enjoy many outdoor sports activities like skiing in snow or mountaineering etc. Tourists can travel to the places of historical and religious importance. the projected figures for the foreign tourist visiting India during the year 2010 will increase to 10 millions. benefits of doing business with and in India are increasing. The local state departments of tourism in India and many private organizations also offer several India travel packages package to places worth visiting. Latest trends of tourism in India show India as fast emerging and highly ranked tourist place of South East Asia. ARRs have moved up from Rs. Professionals are increasingly stepping in to take over this service-oriented industry. 3200-3400 last year to Rs 40004200 this year. India is one of the most prospective markets for tourism in the world. India is a charming place for its various destinations with numerous captivating natural scenes and culture.. This is resulting in greater room occupancies and average room revenues (ARRs) in the country. in natural settings.In addition many private operators also offer many package deals. This brings in its wake transit travelers.
Common Wealth Games 2010. In 2010. transport. it a estimated that over 3. upcoming Commonwealth Games are also helping the tourism industry in India and it will prosper to great heights and standards in the near future. hotel bookings and for their travel itineraries. India had hosted Asian Games long back that had brought many developments in India and. .5 million tourist will be visiting India to witness the Common wealth Games scheduled in Oct 2010 at Delhi. which are a big catalyst for prompting tourism in India. comfortably and safe. Kerela. upgraded the quality of tourism in India and attracted many tourists to India from all over the world. The industry can gain a lot of business by coming up with various travel packages for attraction and benefit of tourists. capital of India. organize and cater to the needs of such a big rush of foreign tourists that will depend on the fights.P a g e | 14 There has been a tremendous growth in tourism in India because of the policies of the government and support from all levels. medical tourism. which has identically benefited many support industries like aviation. visas and other facilities. It is the very important event and Indian tourism industry has to plan. India tourism industry is going to earn maximum business from tourist visiting Agra. There are recently many events that have taken place or coming up in the futures. There are indications that the growth of tourism in India will be very steep in the next couple of years. The year 2008 had witnessed an enormous increase in the eco tourism in India In addition the government has come up with a new idea of India tourism named as "Rural Tourism". which is very successful in promoting tourism by offering exclusive India travel packages for rural tourism. Many agencies are preparing to handle this tourist rush so that visitors and players feel it homely.5 % in 2010. Tamil Nadu and Rajasthan where maximum numbers of tourists are expected. hotel and sports. The remarkable growth in Indian Tourism market. transport. being organized in Delhi. Andhra Pradesh. The international sports events like 20/20 IPL Cricket matches. The Indian share of tourist will augment about 1. will give a pioneer opportunity to tourism in India.
 Tourism in India Every year.Tamil Nadu holds the credit of Top state in attracting the maximum number of foreign tourists in India . with 34000 temples of centuries old. more than 3 million tourists visit the Taj Mahal in Agra.P a g e | 15 .The above picture shows .
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