Tourism Industry current scenario in India
Importance of tourism
Tourism has been a common social experience of the civilization till date. A common human nature of experiencing adventure and witness and learning new things drives us for traveling. Not only human nature but also religious beliefs affect tourism greatly. The Tourism industry has grown hugely in last few years because the people around the globe are keener on traveling and visiting new places, and India is a hub for tourism because of its diversity and versatility. As in the year 2021 we already witnessed remarkable changes in Indian tourism Industry.
Types of Tourism in India
Heritage tourism is always the core of Indian tourism industry. India’s tourism is all about the perfect blend of India’s glorious history and cultural diversity which mesmerizes millions of tourists every year. To preserve the Heritage destinations of India and making it more attractive India’s govt. and Ministry of Culture and Tourism encouraging the states by providing many benefits.
Indian Heritage destinations are rich with temples, forts, historical tombs, mountains and many other sites. These sites are located all over the India. Few most popular heritage tourism destinations of India are listed below:
- Taj Mahal in Agra
- Mandawa castle in Rajasthan
- Mahabalipuram in Tamil Nadu
- Madurai in Tamil Nadu
- Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh
- Delhi, the Indian capital
India’s diverse tour destinations have some adventures flavor in it which will help you recover your energy that you have lost in your daily dull life. Whenever you looking for a thrilling vacation, India’s adventures destinations has everything that one might ask for. You can visit there with your family, friends or maybe alone but it will never fail to amaze you. India has so many of these adventures destinations few of them are listed with the activities you can have.
Adventure Destinations in India
- River Rafting
- Motor Bike Expeditions
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Scuba Diving
- Wildlife Safari
India is the home of countless languages and cultures and religions, within them one is the oldest. From time Hindu sages and saints tried to stay close to the nature for there mediation. Because of its eco diversity India is one of the most praised eco tourism hub. For eco tourism prospective India have some of the mesmerizing beauty. Few of the most popular eco tourism destinations in India are:
- The Himalayans region
- Kashmir valley
- Andaman and Nicobar Islands
- Lakshadweep Islands
- Wild life in forest and Western as well as Eastern Ghats
Impact of tourism on Indian economy
To create an attractive image of Indian tourism filled with natural beauty, structural wonders rich in culture and welcoming peoples of India, Ministry of Indian tourism started a campaign named “Incredible India”. This Idea worked perfectly and created a colorful image of India in the minds of travelers. With versatile tour destinations India became one of the most tourist visited country, because of that so many job opportunity created and product sales also increased. In these ways tourism industry in India impacting the Indian economy remarkably.
India’s place in world Tourism
The Reports of Travel and Tourism Competitiveness 2021 say India ranks 34th out of 140 countries which is 6 spot higher than there ranking in 2021.This improvement considered as best improvement among the top 25% of ranked countries. India has a rank of 13 out of 140 countries in price competitiveness. They also ranked Indian air transportation 33rd which is reasonably good for a country under development and for ground transportation India ranks 28th. Our country also ranks high on natural resources and cultural resources and business travel respectively 14th and 8th. However, India falls out some other aspects because tourism infrastructure on those departments remains underdeveloped. As per World Tourism Organization India holds ranks 16th in the world and 7th in Asian and Pacific countries because of its international level hotel services and low ATM penetration.
The role of management in tourism
In order to protect environment and to contribute in economy management have to keep doing changes in tourism and hospitality industry. They have to keep ecological matter in check to plan tourism offers. Therefore, management have to go through economy, safety, comfort, functionality, esthetics, etc criteria besides traditional criteria in product forming they also pay special attention to the environment and notice if the offer’s influence on it or not. Aiming to protect the environment, enterprises direct their activities in four fundamental job groups.
The aim of tourism management is to detect the amount and characteristics of tourist and traffic demand in order to create an integral product of tourism destination. This makes possible to cooperate with those in charge for traffic policy creation and implementation on, and to ask for such traffic solution which are environmental friendly as well as capable to meet the tourism needs.