Tourism differs from travel in the following aspects:
• Reason to travel: It can be anything but remuneration from the place visited.
• It requires a change from familiar environment.
• Period of stay: The least would be one day and maximum would be a year.
General growth of tourism in...
Tourism is an activity done by an individual or a group of individuals, which leads to a motion from a place to another. From a country to another for performing a specific task or it is a visit to a place or several places in the purpose of entertaining which leads to an awareness of other civiliza...
Nowadays the level of awareness is quite high that tourism has a general impact on the destination. Many times it is talked about the economical impact which is mainly considered positive as it creates jobs in that area and brings people to the destination that spend money there e...
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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 fo...
Socio-cultural impacts of tourism in Turkey
Date: 23 January 2009
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1.What are socio- cultural impacts in general?...........................3
2.What is the t...
The cultural impacts of tourism on the host communities
The impact that tourism has on the cultural lives of communities is one of the most important issues debated by tourism researchers and academics today. There is an increasingly growing concern that tourism development is leading to destina...
By: Dr C. VETHIrAJAN
IMPACT OF TOURISM ON INDIAN ECONOMY
Tourism can generate maximum employment opportunity because of a large number of subsidiary industries.
September 2008 and a 3.3 per cent growth in passenger traffic through September. The negative trend intensified durin...
Rural Tourism and Rural Development.
Rural tourism in India:
Prospects for rural tourism in India:
Role in Rural development:
Indians believe in holidays: The country has among the largest number of public holidays in the world. Yet the most comm...
Tourism provides the second highest net foreign exchange earnings to our economy. It is estimated that, by 2010, this industry will create 7 million new jobs, may contribute Rs.1,30,000 crore in capital investment and may have 7% share in GDP.
India, is a country which has everything fo...
It is boom time for India's Tourism and Hospitality sector. Driven by a surge in business traveller arrivals and a soaring interest in India as a tourist destination, the year 2006 has been the best year till date.
Incredible India !!
India is probably the only country that offers...
Leh is a beautiful barren desert situated at 3,505 meters above sea level in lap of the Great Himalayas. Leh is the main tourist gateway, its the largest town in the Ladakh region. It is ideal destination for nature lovers and adventure freaks. The main highlights includes the breathtaking la...
IMPACT OF TOURISM IN INDIA – A STUDY
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Tourism is no more an occasional past-time for wealthy and adventurous people. Nowadays, everyone is participating in the tourism industry, may it be a catering company, a hotel or an entertainment business. In fact, tourism has an impressive impact on its host country’s economy...
Cultural heritage tourism is possibly the ‘oldest’ of the new tourism phenomena. It can be seen as offering something more or different to both the tourist and the community. Heritage is significant to different communities, groups and individuals depending on their value and attitudes and the n...
Strategies adopted by MNC’s for Cross Cultural marketing in terms of India
Marketing is commonly associated with endeavors such as branding, selling, and advertising, but it also encompasses activities and processes related to production, product development, distribution, and...
The impact of tourism in Greece: Future trends and prospects.
The aim of this study is to investigate tourism impact in Greece into the socio economic life, as well as for small and big businesses, since tourism is one of the most prominent factors of Greek devel...
Impact of Tourism in India
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DEVELOPMENT AND IMPACT OF TOURISM INDUSTRY IN INDIA
There are various definitions of tourism. Theobald (1994) suggested that etymologically, the word "tour" is derived from the Latin 'torna...
From 1450 to about 1800, the empires of the Savavids, Mughals, and Ottomans emerged to form a dominate society that had great impacts in lands such as India and Turkey. These empires were influenced both culturally and politically by the effects of the Islamic faith. The cultural aspects of these em...
INDIA TOURISM STATISTICS 2009
Government of India Ministry of Tourism Market Research Division
OFFICERS OF MARKET RESEARCH DIVISION ASSOCIATED WITH THE PREPARATION OF INDIA TOURISM STATISTICS 2009
Dr. R.N. Pandey Additional Director General
Shri K.K. Nath Shri S.V. Singh Miss. Neha Sriv...