Tourism Industry in Rajasthan: Contribution in it?s EconomyJournal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.10, No. 3)
Publication Date: 2021-03-05
Authors : MD Mahmood Alam;
Page : 140-142
Keywords : Tourism Industry; Heritage Sites; Tourist Destinations;
Tourism is one of the main sources of Earning in Rajasthan where it occupies a very important place in its Economy. The Tourism Industry has contributed about ?16.90 lakh crore or 9.2% of India's GDP in 2018 and supported nearly 42.673 million jobs, it also constitutes about 8.1% of its total employment availability. The tourism sector is predicted to grow at an annual rate of 6.9% to ?32.05 lakh crore (US$450 billion) by 2028 (9.9% of GDP). The Tourism Industry has been defined as a leisure industry which brings too much tourists in the State. This TourismIndustry is considered as one of the ancient industries of the world and primarily, tourism was only confined to Rulers, Kings of the states and some adventurous men travelled in search of God or for pilgrimage purposes. The concept of modern tourism is relatively new in recent researches. With the growth of science and technology, like Google Maps, and revolutionary changes that have been taken place in the field of transportation and communication have contributed massively to the growth and development of tourism Industry?s in India and trade prospects all over the world. Tourism Industry in India is experiencing a great boom in recent times.India has tremendous potential to become a major global tourist destination and Indian tourism industry is exploiting this potential to a great extent recently. The State of Rajasthan has all the ingredients and elements to become a model state for tourism in the country. It is fact for Rajasthan that the composite culture, heritage and tradition is still being denied national ain India and Rajasthan and throw special light on problems and prospects faced by tourism industry in Rajasthan and analysis have been made of statistics of domestic and foreign tourist arrival in Rajasthan in recent years.
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