Tourism in India is gaining popularity with time and more interest of people in travelling. Travels and tourism companies, freelancers, even tourist places are gaining quite great money when it comes to sacope of tourism in India.
According to World Tourism Organization estimates, India will lead in South Asia with 8.9 million arrivals by 2020
India is poised to emerge as the 2nd fastest growing (8.8%) tourism economy in the world over 2005-14 according to the World Travel & Tourism
Indian air travel to grow 20% each year for the next 5 years
Government and private operators will invest $20 billion in aircraft and infrastructure over the next five years
Air India will be adding 68 aircraft to its present fleet, Indian Airlines 43 and private airlines around 275
By 2014, Indian airports will be handling between 90 and 100 million passengers (59 million domestic & 35 million international passengers)
North East – States such as Sikkim, Assam and Nagaland have emerged as major players.
Uttarakhand attracted 14 million tourists and in 2009 witnessed a growth of 40% in 2010. Major focus on marketing to attract high spending tourists, initiatives to create world-class infrastructure.
Beautiful South – Aggressive marketing has helped achieve over 25% growth in tourism in southern states. Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka are witnessing an upswing in foreign tourists
Cultural tourism & Round Trips – covering the popular circuits comprising of the Golden Triangle, Rajasthan, N. India & in South
Mass tourism – Goa is a tourism based economy and a leader in this sector, is all set to promote mass tourism.
Commonwealth Games 2010 – the government has invested in infrastructure, to further develop tourism in and around Delhi.
There are so many places in India which are earning through tourism in India like Uttrakhand, Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh which is recently gaining popularity and people are making a huge money investment in order to visit Ladakh, Goa, Kerala, and many more places have become the must to visit places avoording to people.
Tourism has a huge scope in India and is expected to grow more than it has already grown.
When it comes to career, tourism offers many employment opportunities to people who are interested in this field and have studied for the same.
There are tourism sites, companies, agents, and much more to offer in career acpect of tourism industry in India.
If you’re wondering, whether you should go into this field or not then I would say, it is a safe and growing field to try your career in.