Tourism & Hospitality is one of the most attractive industry in the country as it generates quick employment and entrepreneurial opportunities and contributes substantially to the growth of our economy and the expansion of its Gross Domestic Product (GDP). The spurt in domestic tourism and steady growth in international tourist arrivals continues to highlight the role of Travel and Tourism industry as an important driver of growth in India’s growth story.
With a sustainable 9.5% contribution to the global GDP, Travel and Tourism is not only outpacing the wider economy but also growing faster than the significant sectors such as finance and business services, transport and manufacturing. (WTTC, 2014). It has the potential to be the single largest provider of employment where nearly 1 out of every 11 jobs in the world being supported by this industry. Tourism also greatly contributes to the earning of foreign exchange for the country and also has the distinction of being the lowest in the outflow of dollars i.e. only 10% pegged against its net earnings.