Boost tourism through disruption

Synopsis: Tourism infrastructure has huge untapped potential in India especially with respect to jobs. The government has to take steps to unleash the full potential.  Introduction  As per the Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report of 2019, India improved from 65th position in 2013 to 34th position in 2019. However, the Indian tourism and hospitality sector was… Continue reading Boost tourism through disruption

Survey calls for tax cuts, space for hotels in infra boost to tourism

The Economic Survey 2018-19 has recommended a series of measures to boost the tourism sector. The tourism sector experienced a sharp slowdown in 2018.The survey stated that the foreign tourist arrivals(FTAs) in 2018-19 stood at 10.6 million compared with 10.4 million in 2017-18. The survey has recommended various measures to boost sector such as (a)increased… Continue reading Survey calls for tax cuts, space for hotels in infra boost to tourism