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  1. Tourism in India

    paintings at the Ajanta Caves in Aurangabad, Maharashtra Tourism in India is the largest service ... file Primary 20Content MR pub OR statistics 2010Statistics.pdf title India Tourism Statistics publisher Ministry of Tourism, Governemtn of India accessdate 2012 02 15 ref The majority of foreign tourists ... at a Glance, 2010 . Ministry of Tourism Government of India ref ref cite web url http ..., Government of India ref The Ministry of Tourism also maintains the Incredible India campaign. According to World Travel and Tourism Council , India will be a tourism hot spot from 2009 2018, ref cite ... Games to boost tourism in India Deloitte Economy and Politics publisher date 2009 ... Report 2007 ranked tourism in India sixth in terms of price competitiveness and 39th in terms ... title Tourism in India has little to cheer year 2007 ref Despite short and medium term setbacks ... set to boom in India.html?h B title Tourism set to boom in India Deloitte publisher ... along with medical, business and sports tourism. India has one of the largest and fastest growing Medical tourism in India medical tourism sector s. Tourism by state Andhra Pradesh Main Tourism ... in India, Khuda Bakhsh Oriental Library the oldest library of India. Chhattisgarh Main Tourism in Chhattisgarh ... Tourism in Goa Goa is one of the most famous tourist destination s in India. A former colony of Portugal ... Patel , the great iconic figures during India s Independence movement. Gujarat offers many types of tourism ..., including Morni hills and Tikkar Taal . Himachal Pradesh File India Snow Tourism .jpg thumb left ... Main Tourism in Jammu and Kashmir File India north.jpg right thumb Jammu & Kashmir is known for its ... Karnataka has been ranked as fifth most popular destination for tourism among states of India ... in India. Growing at a rate of 13.31 , the tourism industry significantly contributes to the state ... title Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh build temple ties to boost tourism The Times of India publisher ...   more details

  1. Minister of Tourism (India)

    The Minister of Tourism is the head of the Ministry of Tourism India Ministry of Tourism and one of the Cabinet minister India cabinet ministers of the Government of India . india gov stub Category Cabinet of India ...   more details

  1. Ministry of Tourism (India)

    The Ministry of Tourism , a branch of the Government of India , is the apex body for formulation and administration of the rules, regulations and laws relating to the development and promotion of tourism in India . As of January 2011, head of the ministry is the Cabinet Minister Subodh Kant Sahay . ref http govt cabinet.php National Portal of India Government Who s Who Bot generated title ref India stole the limelight at the World Tourism Mart 2011 in London by winning two global awards World s Leading Destination and World s Leading Tourist Board, Incredible India . ref http news incredible india wins world tourism awards 200468 3.html ref See also India Tourism Development Corporation Public sector undertaking Notes reflist External links official http Category Government ministries of India T Category Tourism in India Category Tourism ministries I India gov stub ru ...   more details

  1. Medical tourism in India

    Advert date August 2010 expand further date April 2012 Medical tourism is a growing sector in India. India s medical tourism sector is expected to experience an annual growth rate of 30 , making it a 2 billion industry by 2015. ref http index.php?option com content&view article&catid 39 3ANews&id 357 3AINDIAN MEDICAL TOURISM TO TOUCH RS 9,500 CRORE BY 2015 ASSOCHAM§ionid 17&Itemid 77 Indian Medical Tourism To Touch Rs 9,500 Crore By 2015 , The Economic Times, posted on ref As medical treatment costs in the developed world balloon with the United States leading the way more and more Westerners are finding the prospect of international travel for medical care increasingly appealing. An estimated 150,000 of these travel to India for low priced healthcare procedures every year. ref http article swamis to surgeries.html Swamis to Surgeries ,, January 19, 2011 ref Attractions Advantages for medical tourists include reduced costs, the availability of latest medical technologies and a growing compliance on international quality standards, as well as the fact that foreigners are less likely to face a language barrier in India. The Indian government is taking steps to address infrastructure issues that hinder the country s growth in medical tourism. Most estimates claim treatment costs in India ... news chi medical tourism goeringmar28,0,4555735.story For big surgery, Delhi is dealing, The Chicago Tribune , March 28, 2008 ref The most popular treatments sought in India by medical ... replacement. India is known in particular for heart surgery, hip resurfacing and other areas of advanced medicine. See also Healthcare in India Commercial surrogacy in India References Reflist Tourism in India DEFAULTSORT Medical Tourism In India Category Health in India Category Tourism in India Category Medical tourism ...   more details

  1. India Tourism Development Corporation

    Infobox company company name India Tourism Development Corporation Ltd. https search?hl en&source hp&biw 1360&bih 677&q hotel ashok new delhi images&aq f&aqi &aql &oq company logo https vijendra.singh1 DropBox?authkey Gv1sRgCPb72o3Sg6bqGg&pli 1&gsessionid zeybYPzobDqkxY6m7iDM4w 5607951806710646098 company type Public Sector Undertaking PSU foundation 1966 company slogan location New Delhi , India key people num employees revenue net income assets equity 75 crores industry products Ashok Group Hotels, Duty Free, Travel Solutions, Advertising Solutions,Engineering ... ITDC The India Tourism Development Corporation Limited ITDC is an Hospitality , retail and Education company owned by Government of India , under Ministry of Tourism India Ministry of Tourism ... India. ref http aboutus ITDC.htm ITDC at Ministry of Tourism India Ministry of Tourism ... Committee of Commonwealth Games 2010 Delhi made the India Tourism Development Corporation Ltd. ITDC ... with IL&FS to develop tourism infrastructure in India Indian Tourism Development Corporation Ltd ITDC has set up a new joint venture JV with IL&FS to develop tourism infrastructure through the public private partnership PPP mode in the country. The equal JV will be called Ashok Tourism Infrastructure ... of Tourism India Ministry of Tourism http India Tourism Development Corporation, Official website Category Tourism in India Category Government owned companies of India Category Companies based in New Delhi Category Companies established in 1966 Category Hospitality companies of India ... and expansion of tourism in the country. Broadly, the main objectives of the Corporation are To construct ..., distribute, tourist publicity material To render consultancy cum managerial services in India and abroad ... innovating, dependable and value for money solutions to the needs of tourism development ... tourism infrastructure in the country to various state governments and other entities.The JV will do ...   more details

  1. Tourism in Punjab, India

    of Museums, Government of Punjab India Government of Punjab http Department of Tourism, Government of Punjab India Government of Punjab Tourism in India DEFAULTSORT Tourism In Punjab, India Category Tourism in Punjab, India Category Punjab, India ...Image Golden temple pano.jpg 800px centre The India n Punjab State state of Punjab is known for its cuisine, culture and history. Some of the main cities in Punjab are Amritsar , Jalandhar , Ludhiana and Patiala . Punjab s public transportation network provides excellent tourist transportation. Tourists to Punjab can enjoy culture, ancient civilization, spirituality and history Citation needed date March 2009 . Punjab has a rich religious history incorporating Sikhism , Islam and Hinduism. The royal Punjabi palaces, historic battle sites, shrines, temples and examples of Sikh architecture are notable attractions. Punjabi cuisine includes a wide range of both vegetarian and non vegetarian dishes. Due to the scope and depth of Punjab s history there are many places of interest. Tourism is a swiftly ... forts.html ref Ancient Fort at Bathinda , in Bathinda . Faridkot, India Faridkot Fort Quila ... handed over to the Archeological Survey of India after removing illegal encroachments and Centre Govt of INDIA 3 . The interior of the fort is fast crumbling and hues type of Minakari and lots of attractive ... ref http tourism Pushpa.htm ref Religious Places Gurdwaras Harmandir Sahib Golden ... Tourism Kila Raipur Sports Festival Rural Olympics , Kila Raipur ref http www.tourism of ... Sangeet Festival , Jalandhar Shaheedi Jor Mela , Fatehgarh Sahib Tourism sites at Dams Ranjit ... India Museum.JPG Sanghol Museum Image Sainik School, Kapurthala.jpg Sainik School Kapurthala Image Chattbir Zoo, Chandigarh, Punjab, India A Guided Tour 12 13 2008 2 33 26 PM.jpg ChattBir Zoo Image Gurdwara Patalpuri, in Kiratpur, Punjab, India .jpg Gurdwara Patalpuri, Kiratpur Sahib Image Sculpture ...   more details

  1. Tourism

    About travel other uses of Tourism and Tourist Tourist disambiguation File Prendergast Maurice Summer ... Common sights of Backpacking travel backpacking tourism Guidebooks, train ticket, money and passport. Tourism is travel for recreation al, leisure or business purposes. The World Tourism Organization ... Collection of Tourism Expenditure Statistics page 14 publisher World Tourism Organization accessdate 2009 03 26 ref Tourism has become a popular global leisure activity. In 2010, there were over .... ref name WTO2011Highlights International tourism receipts grew to USD 919 billion euro 693 billion ... International tourism challenged by deteriorating global economy publisher World Tourism Organization journal UNWTO World Tourism Barometer month January year 2009 volume 7 issue 1 accessdate 2011 ... to 880 million international tourists arrivals, and a 5.7 decline in international tourism receipts ... august en.pdf title UNWTO World Tourism Barometer Interim Update journal UNWTO World Tourism Barometer publisher World Tourism Organization month August year 2010 accessdate 2011 11 17 ref Tourism ... , Israel , the Tourism in the United States United States , the Tourism in the United Kingdom United Kingdom , Tourism in Spain Spain , Tourism in Italy Italy , and Tourism in Thailand Thailand , and many island nation s, such as Tourism in Mauritius Mauritius , Tourism in the Bahamas The Bahamas , Tourism in Fiji Fiji , Tourism in the Maldives Maldives , Tourism in the Philippines Philippines and the Tourism ... associated with tourism. ref name WTO2011Highlights These service industries include transport transportation ... be called a tourist. ref name theobald cite book last Theobald first William F. title Global Tourism ... defined tourism as people who travel the sum of the phenomena and relationships arising from the travel ..., the Tourism Society of England s definition was Tourism is the temporary, short term movement of people ... book last Beaver first Allan title A Dictionary of Travel and Tourism Terminology year 2002 publisher ...   more details

  1. Tourism minister

    The Minister of Tourism is the head of the governmental department that specializes in tourism, recreation and or culture. The position exists in many different countries under several names Minister for Tourism Australia Ministry of Tourism Brazil Bahamas Ministry of Tourism Ministry of Tourism Croatia Canada Ministry of Tourism Quebec Ministry of Tourism and Recreation Ontario former ministry Ministry of Tourism and Culture Ontario Minister of Tourism France Minister for Tourism Greece Commissioner for Tourism Hong Kong Ministry of Tourism India Ministry of Tourism Lebanon Ministry of Foreign Commerce and Tourism Peru Department of Tourism Philippines Tourism Minister of Israel Ministry of Tourism Mauritius Ministry of Tourism Pakistan Minister for Tourism and Heritage United Kingdom Ministry of Cultures, Sports and Tourism Vietnam See also Ministry of Culture and Tourism disambiguation Secretary for Tourism Types of government minister Government stub Job stub Category Government ministers by portfolio ...   more details

  1. Sports tourism

    Company in India http Sports Tours Australia tourism Category Types ...refimprove date November 2009 Sports , or more correctly, Sport Tourism refers to travel which involves ... Sports Tourism Strategy accessdate November 6, 2009 ref staying apart from their usual environment. Sport Tourism is the fastest growing sector in the global travel industry and equates to 600 Billion a year. Classification of Sport Tourism There are several classifications on sport tourism. Gammon and Robinsom suggested that the sports tourism are defined as Hard Sports Tourism and Soft Sports Tourism , ref Gammon, Sean & Robinson, Tom 2003 . Sport and Tourism A Conceptual Framework. Journal of Sport Tourism 8 1 , 2003, 21 26. ref while Gibson suggested that there are three types of sports tourism included Sports Event Tourism , Celebrity and Nostalgia Sport Tourism and Active Sport Tourism . ref Gibson, Heather J. 1998 . Active Sport Tourism Who Participates? Leisure Studies 17, 155 170 ref Hard and soft Sport Tourism Hard definition of sport tourism refers to the quantity of people ... and regional events such as NASCAR Sprint Cup Series could be described as Hard Sports Tourism. Soft ... up for an leisure interests. Hiking , Skiing and Canoeing can be described as the Soft Sports Tourism. Sport Events Tourism Sport event tourism refers to the visitors who visit the city with the purpose of watching the events. ref Hall, C. 1992 Adventure, Sport and health tourism, in Special Interest Tourism Edited by B. Weilwe and C. M. Hall Bellhaven Press, London. pp 141 58 ref A good example ... of tourism. ref http blogs bloggers policynote 2010 02 will olympics boost long term tourism bc ref Celebrity and Nostalgia Sport Tourism Celebrity and Nostalgia Sport Tourism involves ... in a vacation basis . ref Hall, C. 1992 Adventure, Sport and health tourism, in Special Interest Tourism Edited by B. Weilwe and C. M. Hall Bellhaven Press, London. pp 141 58 ref Active Sport ...   more details

  1. HELP Tourism

    Multiple issues unreferenced October 2011 orphan May 2011 Infobox organization name Help Tourism formation 1991 headquarters Siliguri location Kolkata , Siliguri , Guwahati , Dibrugarh region served Eastern Himalaya HELP Tourism is an organization that was established in 1991 at Siliguri in Darjeeling district of West Bengal , India . The main aim of the organization is communities, conservation and commitments in the East Himalaya through Tourism . The name of the organization is an acronym that represents Heritage, Environment, Livelihood, and People. After 20 years, the organization has created more than 20 tourism villages in East Himalaya and four ground offices within a distance of approximately 500 km each. Locations Kolkata Siliguri Guwahati Dibrugarh , operating Orissa , West Bengal, Sikkim , Assam , Arunachal Pradesh , Meghalaya , Nagaland , Tripura , Manipur and Mizoram in India , and the countries of Bhutan , Bangladesh , Nepal and Myanmar . Category Tourism in West Bengal Category Travel related organizations Category Organisations based in West Bengal ...   more details

  1. Tourism in Korea

    Tourism in Korea may refer to Tourism in North Korea Tourism in South Korea dab Category Tourism in Korea ...   more details

  1. Responsible Tourism

    TOCright Responsible Tourism is tourism that creates better places for people to live in, and better places to visit . The 2002 Cape Town Declaration on Responsible Tourism in Destinations ref cite web url http Capetown.shtml title 2002 Cape Town Declaration on Responsible Tourism in Destinations ref defines Responsible Tourism as follows blockquote Responsible Tourism is tourism ... Responsible tourism is fast becoming a global trend. Operators, destinations and industry organisations in South Africa, the United Kingdom, United States, the Gambia, India, Sri Lanka, are already practicing Responsible Tourism, and this list is growing. Recognising the global significance of Responsible Tourism World Travel Market , one of the world s largest travel exhibitions, has created http World Responsible Tourism Day , to be celebrated annually during November. World Responsible Tourism Day is endorsed by the World Tourism Organisation and World Travel and Tourism Council . Things that Responsible Tourism is not Responsible Tourism is not another form of niche tourism Responsible Tourism is about the legacy and the consequences of tourism for the environment, local people and local economies. Responsible Tourism does not only take place in protected natural environments Any tourism business, whether located in a thriving metropolis, a desert, rural village, sub tropical island, medieval town can be a Responsible Tourism operation. How Responsible Tourism differs from Sustainable Tourism Responsible tourism and sustainable tourism have an identical goal, that of sustainable development . The pillars of responsible tourism are therefore the same as those of sustainable tourism environmental integrity, social justice and maximising local economic benefit. The major difference between the two is that, in responsible tourism, individuals, organisations and businesses ... tourism since the Earth Summit in Rio. This is partly because everyone has been expecting others to behave ...   more details

  1. Tourism in Rajasthan

    Tourism, Official website Govt. of Rajasthan Tourism in India Category Tourism in Rajasthan India stub ..., this town has one of the largest and most famous national parks in India. Shekhawati Located are small ... Reflist External links commonscat Tourism in Rajasthan http Rajasthan Tourism Development ...   more details

  1. Tourism in Goa

    most decision makers of Goa tourism are minister of tourism Dilip Parulekar , secretary for tourism R.K Verma and director of tourism Swapnil Naik. Other stake holders in goa tourism are the Goa Tourism Development Corporation A Government of Goa undertaking and the Travel and Tourism association of Goa TTAG . See also Tourism in India Notes and references Reflist 2 Tourism in India Category Tourism ...Cleanup date July 2007 Image India Goa 010 Touristy Baga Beach.jpg thumb right 300px Baga, Goa Baga beach in Goa Tourism is Goa s primary industry it handles 12 ref http book print 112 Economy of Goa , from http verified 2005 04 02. ref of all foreign tourist arrivals in India . Prachi Desai has been appointed as the face of Goa Tourism. The state of Goa is famous for its excellent beaches, churches, and temples. Bom Jesus Basilica is another famous attraction in Goa. Fort Aguada too is a major tourist attraction. Recently a Wax Museum on Indian history, culture and heritage has also opened in Old Goa. This tiny state is situated on the west coast of India , between the borders of Maharashtra and Karnataka and is better known to the world as the former Portuguese enclave on Indian soil. With the rule of the Portuguese for over 450 years and the consequential influence of the Latin culture, Goa presents a somewhat different picture to the foreign visitor than any other part of the country. Beaches File Prachi Desai.jpg thumb right Prachi Desai , the face of Goa Tourism The one reason to visit Goa is its beaches. About 125 KM of the coast line is dotted with beaches. These beaches are divided into North Goa and South Goa Beaches. The further north or south you go, the more isolated the beaches get. However, if you re looking for people, then visit some of the more popular beaches like Baga and Anjuna. These beaches are lined with shacks that provide fresh sea food and drinks. Some shacks arrange special events to attract more customers. Beaches ...   more details

  1. Department of Tourism

    Department of Tourism may refer to Department of Tourism Philippines Department of Tourism South Africa disambig ...   more details

  1. Garden tourism

    Unreferenced date December 2009 Garden tourism is a type of niche tourism involving visits or travel to botanical garden s and places which are significant in the history of gardening . Garden tourists often travel individually in countries with which they are familiar but often prefer to join organized garden tours in countries where they might experience difficulties with language, travel or finding accommodation in the vicinity of the garden. In the year 2000 the Alhambra and the Taj Mahal both received over 2 million visitors. This poses problems for the landscape manager . Image Keukenhof Szmurlo.jpg thumb left 200px Tourists at the Keukenhof Gardens The list of famous gardens which attract garden tourists from afar includes Sissinghurst Castle Garden and Stourhead in England, Versailles and Giverny in France, Keukenhof in Holland, Villa d Este and Villa Lante in Italy, Alhambra in Spain, Longwood Gardens and Filoli in the USA, Taj Mahal in India, Ry an ji in Japan. Michel de Montaigne was one of the earliest garden tourists to record his impressions of gardens c1580 . John Evelyn also recorded his visits to gardens in France and Italy, as did Fynes Moryson . At the start of the 21st century Britain had the largest number of gardens open to the public for tourist visits over 3,500 gardens are listed in Gardens of England and Wales Open for Charity the Yellow Book . See also Garden Tourism br DEFAULTSORT Garden Tourism Category Types of tourism fr Tourisme de jardins nl Tuintoerisme ...   more details

  1. Sustainable tourism

    Cleanup date December 2008 Green economics sidebar Sustainable tourism is tourism attempting to make ... future employment for local people. The aim of sustainable tourism is to ensure that development brings a positive experience for local people, tourism companies and the tourists themselves. Sustainable tourism is not the same as ecotourism . Overview Global economists forecast continuing international tourism growth, ranging between 3 and 6 percent annually, depending on the location. As one of the world ... mass tourism. Tourists who promote sustainable tourism are sensitive to these dangers and seek to protect tourist destinations, and to protect tourism as an industry. Sustainable tourists can reduce the impact of tourism in many ways informing themselves of the culture , politics , and economy of the communities ... renewable resource s Increasingly, destinations and tourism operations are endorsing and following responsible tourism as a pathway towards sustainable tourism. Responsible tourism and sustainable tourism have an identical goal, that of sustainable development . The pillars of responsible tourism are therefore the same as those of sustainable tourism environmental integrity, social justice and economic development. The major difference between the two is that, in responsible tourism, individuals ... progress towards realising sustainable tourism has been made since the Earth Summit in Rio. This is partly ... on responsibility in responsible tourism means that everyone involved in tourism government, product ... communities, industry associations are responsible for achieving the goals of responsible tourism. Responsible Tourism Responsible Tourism is regarded as a behaviour. It is more than a form of tourism as it represents an approach to engaging with tourism, be that as a tourist, a business, locals at a destination or any other tourism stakeholder. It emphasizes that all stakeholders are responsible for the kind of tourism they develop or engage in. Whilst different groups will see responsibility ...   more details

  1. Tourism in Kerala

    tourism circuits concentrated around the north of the country. Aggressive marketing campaigns launched by the Kerala Tourism Development Corporation &mdash the government agency that oversees tourism prospects of the state&mdash laid the foundation for the growth of the tourism industry. In the decades that followed, Kerala Tourism was able to transform itself into one of the niche holiday destinations in India. The tag line God s Own Country Kerala God s Own Country was adopted in its tourism ... is one of the most visited tourism destinations in India. ref name stats ref http features ... Asia Travel Writers Association International Award for Leisure Tourism, 2000 2001 Government of India ... of Kerala NO COMMERCIAL LINKS PLEASE Kerala Tourism in India Topics related to Kerala DEFAULTSORT ...Image Kerala God s Own Country Logo.svg thumb 200px right The official logo of Kerala Tourism Kerala , a States and territories of India state situated on the tropical Malabar Coast of southwestern India ... of the world by the National Geographic Traveler ref name Kerala Tourism cite web title Kerala Tourism ... title Tourism beckons publisher The Hindu date 2004 05 11 accessdate 2006 08 09 ref Its unique Culture ... , the tourism industry is a major contributor to the Economy of Kerala state s economy . ref name stats cite web publisher Kerala Tourism Development Corporation work Tourism Statistics and lpu url http ... Superbrand status of Kerala Tourism brand url http superbrands2003 kerala tourism index.htm title Kerala Tourism &mdash Superbrand accessdate 2006 08 09 archiveurl http web 20060712040428 http superbrands2003 kerala tourism index.htm ... arrivals. ref http news andhra pradesh top tourist destination tourism ... http destination wise foreign 2010.pdf ref ref name Tourism Statistics Cite web publisher Government of Kerala, Tourism Department url http tourismstatistics ...   more details

  1. Secretary of Tourism

    Secretary of Tourism may refer to Secretary of Tourism Mexico Secretary of Tourism Dominican Republic See also Minister of Tourism disambiguation disambig ...   more details

  1. Tourism in Bhutan

    Bhutan topics Tourism in Asia DEFAULTSORT Tourism In Bhutan Category Tourism in Bhutan bhutan stub tourism stub fr Tourisme au Bhoutan ru uk ...   more details

  1. Tourism in Iran

    and India . ref name Tourism The majority of the 300,000 tourist visa s granted in 2003 were ...File Tourism.gif thumb 170px Iran currently ranks 68th in tourism revenues worldwide. Iran with attractive ... of history of Iran its history . ref name IR http travel2iran Travel To Iran Tourism in Iran Retrieved 23 January 2008 ref Tourism attracted 2.3 million people to Iran in 2009 and 3.2 ... and the Caspian Sea . Over the next five years a number of tourism friendly infrastructure projects ... 1m visitors per year, the majority of whom are Iranian peoples Iranian . ref name Tourism In general ... revolution and the subsequent Iran Iraq War , tourism was characterized by significant numbers of visitors ... and a diverse and beautiful landscape suitable for a range of activities. ref name Tourism Citation first last coauthors contribution Iran Travel And Tourism Forecast title Economist Intelligence Unit ... accessdate 2009 07 12 editors ref Tourism declined dramatically during the Iran Iraq War in the 1980s ... and businesspeople. ref name Tourism Official figures do not distinguish between those travelling ... to Holiest sites in Islam Shia holy Shia sites near Mashhad and elsewhere. ref name Tourism Domestic tourism in Iran is one of the largest in the world. ref name cite web url http ... of Iran the government continues to project strong rises in visitor numbers and tourism revenue ... its currently limited stock. ref name Tourism File Abbasi Hotel.jpg thumb right Abbasi Hotel in Isfahan Visitors See also World Tourism rankings File Kish island 1.jpg right 250px thumb Beach front on Kish Island The most up to date figures from the World Tourism Organisation for the origin ..., as might be expected, only a minority were from western European countries. ref name Tourism ... , Belgium . ref name Tourism The most popular tourist destinations are Esfahan , Mashhad , and Shiraz ... 2012 02 06 ref The World Travel and Tourism Council claims that business and personal tourism ...   more details

  1. Tourism in Gujarat

    of Bhuj . Gujarat Tourism refers to the Tourism in Gujarat , the seventh largest state in India , located in the western part of India with a coastline of 1600  km longest in India . It is one ... Tourism in India http Vibrant Gujarat http Rann Utsav http ... , the great iconic figures during India s Independence movement. Amitabh Bachchan is currently the brand ambassador of Gujarat Tourism. Khushboo Gujarat Ki campaign by megastar Amitabh Bachchan has grown tourism in Gujarat by 14 per cent, twice that of national growth rate. ref http ... is considered to be an ideal hub to cover all the destinations in Gujarat. Business tourism Most ... GDP rate in past decade. It is also known as Growth Engine of India . Vibrant Gujarat is biennial ... slide show 1 the top 10 cities in india by gdp.htm . Retrieved 2011 09 24. ref Ahmedabad ranks at 7th rank in India with annual GDP of 59 billion USD. Gujarat International Finance Tec City ... watch?v njAuY3yxU0k GIFT Video ref city in the India n state of Gujarat . It will be located ... ref Archeological and heritage tourism State having a wide variety of Historical Forts, Palaces, Mosques, Temples, and places of historical importance in India s freedom Struggle. These sites are still ... . Ahmadabad s Heritage walk is the only daily departure Walking Tour in India. The Forts and Palaces ... Palace in London . Cultural tourism Gujarat is well known for its rich culture. The folk ... on Gujarat s culture. Religious tourism Gujarat Home to multitude devotional centres and temples with Famous ... Mandir, Ahmedabad , Jain temples, Hindu Temples and Sudama Mandir. Wildlife tourism Gujarat ... Tarnetar Fair August, Tarnetar & Vautha Mela November, Vautha . Medical tourism Ahmedabad leading city of the state is the most preferred place for medical tour or medical treatments in India. With world ... tourism center in the country. The 108 Service is the highly appreciated Medical at doorstep Service ...   more details

  1. Tourism in Nepal

    refimprove date November 2010 Tourism is the largest industry in Nepal , and the largest source of Foreign exchange market foreign exchange and revenue. Possessing 8 of the 10 highest mountains in the world, Nepal is a hotspot destination for mountaineers, rock climbers and people seeking adventures. The Hindu and Buddhist heritage of Nepal, and its cold weather are also strong attractions. Overview Nepal is the country where Mount Everest , the highest mountain peak in the world, is located. Mountaineering and other types of adventure tourism and ecotourism are important attractions for visitors. The world heritage Lumbini , birth place of Gautama Buddha, is located in southern Nepal, and there are other important religious pilgrimage sites throughout the country. The government of Nepal has declared 2011 to be Nepal Tourism Year, and hopes to attract one million foreign tourists to the country during that year. ref http english2010 travel 2010 09 28 c 13533585.htm Nepal aims to attract 1 mln foreign tourists next year Xinhua News Agency, accessed 21 November 2010 ref The tourist industry is seen as a way to alleviate poverty and achieve greater social equity in the country. The government of Nepal has also declared Lumbini Tourism Year 2012 to promote Lumbini ... decreased by 5 to 500,277. In 2008, 55.9 of the foreign visitors came from Asia 18.2 from India ... visited Nepal. ref http uploaded pdf Nepal Tourism Statistics 2010 provisional report.pdf Nepal Tourism Statistics 2010 Report , Government of Nepal, Ministry of Tourism, and Civil Aviation, accessed April 3rd, 2012. ref Wilderness tourism According to Nepal s Ministry of Tourism ... . References reflist External links http Official tourism website http Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation Tourism in Asia DEFAULTSORT Tourism In Nepal Category Economy of Nepal Category Tourism in Nepal de Tourismus in Nepal hi ru ...   more details

  1. Tourism in Mozambique

    Image Beach in xaixai.jpg thumb The beach at Xai Xai Mozambique has excellent tourism assets. The country s natural beauty, wildlife, and historic heritage provide excellent opportunities for beach, cultural, and eco tourism . ref name OECD History Despite its tourism assets and its nearness to South Africa , one of the world s top tourist destination s, Mozambique has the lowest tourist numbers of all its neighbours except Malawi . ref name Broadman347 Tourism was a very profitable industry in the pre independence period. Rhodesia ns and South Africans visited Beira, Mozambique Beira and Mozambique s southern beaches. Gorongosa National Park, halfway between Zimbabwe and Beira was a large tourist attraction. ref name Taylor753 Africa South of the Sahara , Routledge, ISBN 1857431839, p. 753 ref After independence from Portugal in 1975, the Mozambican Civil War that took place in the newly independent country between 1977 and 1992 decimated the tourism industry and wildlife conservation in Mozambique. ref name OECD Organized tourist travel in the country had ceased by 1978. ref name Taylor753 The confidence of tourist operators has been growing since the end of civil conflict in the country, and the country now has the opportunity to revamp and further develop its tourist industry. Inadequate marketing budgets and a lack of tour operators limit the growth of the tourism industry. ref name OECD By the end of the 1990s tourism was the fastest growing sector of Mozambique s economy. A Minister for Tourism was appointed in 1999. ref name Taylor753 In 2003 tourism accounted for about .... Tourism receipts in 2001 were US 64 million and in 2005 were US 130 million. The sector employs ... Todd, 2008, Tourism in OECD Countries 2008 Trends and Polices , OECD Publishing, ISBN 9264039678 ... Road China and India s New Economic Frontier , World Bank Publications, ISBN 0821368354, p. 347 ... Tourism in Africa Category Tourism in Africa Mozambique Category Tourism in Mozambique ...   more details

  1. Tourism in Burma

    Tourism in Burma Myanmar is a slowly developing sector. Although Burma possesses great tourist potential ... due to its politics of Burma current political situation . Tourism in Burma has been developed .... Since 1992, the government has encouraged tourism in the country. In 2010, 791,505 foreign ... Myanmar continues efforts in developing tourism last Feng first Yingqiu date 1 June 2011 work Xinhua ... Times accessdate 16 July 2011 ref Tourism has been promoted by advocacy groups as a method of providing ... tourism can create more benefits than harm. So long as tourists are fully aware of the situation ... For Burma s tourism policy http ref Regardless, a majority of advocacy groups discourage tourism. The junta s forced labour programmes were focused around tourist destinations which have been heavily criticised for their human rights records. A former Burmese tourism minister estimated that 12 of the government revenues are derived from tourism, with the tourism industry ... title Report on Tourism in Burma publisher Info Birmanie url http web images stories TOURISM REPORT IB June2011.pdf ref Statistics In the 2010 2011 fiscal year, tourists comprised ... 1846 4229 1.95 16 flagcountry India 2097 688 2785 1.28 17 flagcountry Belgium 1228 1205 2433 1.12 18 ... Burma s pro democracy leader, Aung San Suu Kyi has, in the past, asked for tourism to be boycotted ... of tourism. The majority of democracy advocates demand a complete boycott of tourism to Burma. Other pro democracy activists, such as Ma Thanegi , advocate small scale tourism, and careful spending ... that responsible tourism to Burma should be encouraged. Tourists are welcome to Burma provided ... the promotion of self respect and self reliance in the people. ref NLD s 2011 statement on tourism ... of Foreign Affairs in the Western world recommend travel agencies and citizens not to engage in tourism ... Bagan Travel Information http Tourism Myanmar http ...   more details

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