Page-35 of Tourism Current Affairs, GK & News
India is emerging as a major tourist destination. The percentage of foreign tourist arrivals in India went up by 8.9% in 2011 over the previous year as compared to 4.4% worldwide. The West Asia region in the same year registered growth of 17% which shows the potential of the region. The number of foreign tourists ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2012
GoI has taken several steps to boost development of hotel accommodation in India. Some of the important steps taken in the recent times are:- Hotel and Tourism associated industry has been announced as high priority industry and FDI up to 100%, under the automatic route is permitted in ‘Hotels & Tourism Sector’, subject to applicable ..
Chairmanship of UN South Asian Regional Commission for Tourism was assumed by India. It was declared at the current UN World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) conference at Gyeongju in South Korea. Previously, Iran held the Chair of the Commission for the last 4 years. It conveys the belief of other Nations in India and the labors ..
1. India Tourism Development Corporation was set up on October 1st , 1966.2. As per UNWTO World Tourism Barometer India Ranks 42nd in the international tourism Arrivals in 2008. Top four countries are France, Spain, US & China. India’s rank in international tourism receipts was 20, while the top four countries with maximum receipts are ..
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