Tourism In India: An Overview (2 Vols.)

Tourism In India: An Overview (2 Vols.)

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Tourism has long been a neglected sector for the government of India. Earlier, it was considered to be an elitist activity and the socialist dispensation of the official establishment coaxed it to put on the back burner. The advent of globalization and the market forces brought India on the world tourism map. Both the hospitality and the travel industries revamped its utility and there appears to be a phenomenal growth in infrastructure and services for the world traveles. This book also points out the conspicuous absence of the domestic traveler for long. This book raises all possible issues in Indian tourism and suggests ways and means how Indian philosophy of Vasudhev Kutumbkam (World is a family). The salient feature of the book are the travelogues that will expose the Indian reader to a global world-view that provides him the pleasure of travel while sitting at home.In the case of heritage there are four stages a€” repair, restoration, conversion and finally operational. ... In addition, most heritage properties being located in rural areas there is the extra requirement of connectivity and communication. The owners too need to be trained to manage their converted properties to international standards. ... for tourism is that the services sector of which it is a major part, has grown considerably from 40.6 per cent in 1 990-9 1 to 5 1 .0 per cent in 2003-04.

Title:Tourism In India: An Overview (2 Vols.)
Author:Rabindra Seth
Publisher:Gyan Publishing House - 2005-01-01


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