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TOURISM IN INDIA


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Tourism Is The World’s Largest And Fastest Growing Industry. It Is An Invisible Export, Which Earns Valuable Foreign Exchange Without Any Significant Or Tangible Loss Of Internal Resources. It Is A Source Of Revenue And Employment. There Are Countries In The World Whose Main Source Of Revenue Is Tourism. India Is A Country With A Great Potential For Tourism. In Addition To Her Places Of Ancient Historical And Archaeological Interests, Her Varied Wild Life Sanctuaries, Beach Resorts And Winter Sports Attract Tourists From All Over The World.

Indian Tourism Development Corporation Is A Public Sector Undertaking, Whose Main Task Is Development Of A Sound Foundation Of Tourist Infrastructure. Founded In 1966, The Corporation Has Made Phenomenal Progress During The Last 12 Years. It Provides A Unique Range Of Tourist Services.
In 1973, An Estimated 215 Million People Crossed Inter­national Borders, Spending The Equivalent Of US $ 28 Billion. India’s Share In The World Tourist Traffic Is Small But It Is Increasing Continu­ously. India Received 179,565 Tourists In 1967, 280,821 In 1970, 409,895 In 1973 And 423,610 In 1974 And The Foreign Exchange Earn­ings In Terms Of Rupees For These Years Were Rs. 25’2 Crores, Rs. 38’0 Crores, Rs. 67’5 Crores And Rs. 69’7 Crores Respectively. The Earning From Tourism In 1974 Ranked As The 12th Largest Amount In The Country’s Total Foreign Exchange Packet. Tourism In India Made Remarkable Progress In 1976. Tourist TraflBc To This Country Crossed The 500,000 Mark, Recording An Impressive Increase Of 15 Per Cent Over The Tourist Arrivals In 1975. Nearly 5’3 Lakh Foreign Tourists Visited Our Country During 1976 As Against 4’65 Lakh In 1975. There Was A Corresponding Increase In Foieign Exchange Earnings From Tourism, Which Rose To Rs. 120 Crores. Tourist Arrival Showed An Increase Of 19’9% During 1977 Over The Previous Year, With An Estimated 6’4 Lakhs (excluding The Nationals Of Pakistan And Bangla Desh) Tourists Visiting India. India’s Gross Foreign Exchange Earnings From Tourism In 1977 Were Estimated At Rs. 283 Crores At The Then Current Price Level.While Emphasis On The Development Of International Tourism
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As In The Past, Domestic Tourism Is Going To Be Developed I Coming Years. Efforts Will Be Made To Provide Clean And Isive Accommodation To Suit The Capacity Of Tourists, Both Itic And Foreign. Efforts Are Being Made To Improve Facilities FiOconamodation Is Dharmshala For The Benefit Of Low Income Lip Domestic Tourists.
There Are Certain Basic Factors Such As Comfortable Accommod-1, Travel Concessions And New Centres Of Attraction Etc., Which Go 1g Way Towards Accelerating The Flow Of Tourist Traffic. The Litl Objectives Of The Tourism Development Corporation Are To Vide Comfortable Accommodation To The Tourists, Better Cars And For Sight Seeing And Special Tourist Services, Including Enter-Jnment And Publicity.
ITDC (Indian Tourism Development Corporation) Is The Lly Agency Which Provides A Wide Range Of Tourist Services Iighout The Country. It Operates 12 Hotels, 2 Beach Resorts, 1 Motels, 15 Travel Lodges, 11 Restaurants, 14 Transport Units, 4 Ilty-free Shops, 3 Light And Sound Shows, And 200 Tourist Cars And Baches.
For Many Years Tourism In India Was Largely Restricted To The Northern Region. Agra (the Taj And Fatehpur Sikari), Varanasi Irnath), Bodh Gaya, Jaipur And Khajuraho Were The Main Rist Destinations. ITDC Has Opened Up A New Range Of Destina-18 In South India. Hotel Asoka In Bangalore Has Introduced I Southern Region To The International Tourists. Inauguration Of Valam Grove, Stage One Of India’s First Beach Resort Project, Was Jmplemented By A Second Beach Complex At Temple Bay Maha-|JNtlipuram. The Hasan Motel Has Been Established To Exploit The Tourist Potential Of Belur And Halebid. As A Step To Concentrate On ‘the Vital Circuit Link In Delhi, Agra, Khajuraho And Varanasi New And Restaurants Have Been Built, Viz. Akbar And Qutab Tels In New Delhi, Kosi And Taj Restaurants For Visitors To Agra, Hotels At Khajuraho And Varanasi. Laxmi Vilas Palace Hotel J. Udaipur Has Been Renovated And Airport Hotel In Calcutta Has Commissioned For Air Travellers. Aurangabad JHotel Vides Facilities To The Visitors Of Ajanta And Ellora. Gulmarg Kashmir Has Been Established As A Centre For Winter Sports.

Address : Agra, India

Date : 11 March,2013 to 24 July,2013

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