Tourism and hospitality industry, the service sector of the Indian economy is one of the largest areas. Tourism is a major growth driver in India and is an important source of foreign exchange earnings. The direct contribution to GDP in India region (GDP) per annum during the period 2013-2023 is expected to grow 7.8 per cent. Tourism in India due to the increase in foreign tourist arrivals (FTA) and a large number of Indians traveling to domestic destinations is rich. Domestic tourism increased by 5.1 percent in 2013 and is expected to increase by 8.2 percent this year, the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), according to data available with the revenue earned.
However, these are not the only things that can attract travelers across the world to come to Thailand. Besides the beautiful beaches, Thailand is also known as “a kitchen of the world.” This country gains many tourists which are slightly increasing almost every year. Thailand is successful in tourism because of its special local and exotic cuisine. Many travelers say that they selected Thailand to be their destination because of cuisine (Karim, 2006). This can be indicated that foods can play an important role to attract the tourists.
“These investments have played a huge part in the development and prosperity of Manchester. From the year 2010 the international visits in Manchester has increased from 1.02 million to 1.09 million in 2012” (Marketing Manchester, 2013). Hosting sports events in Manchester will boost employment level which is an important factor in urban regeneration on the other hand it will also be beneficial for the regional businesses. As defined in another book that “Host cities tends to gain benefits from sport tourism because its provision brings mass tourism thereby resulting in huge financial gains for the city while also benefiting the local businesses (e.g. hotels, restaurants etc.)
Tourism in India has considerable potential because of the rich cultural and historical heritage, diversity in ecology, terrains and places of natural beauty spread across the country. Tourism has also emerged as a large employment generating sector in addition to being a significant basis of foreign exchange inflows for the nation. Market Size With the rising middle-class in India, the disposable income of the population has increased which has continued to support the growth of domestic and foreign tourism. As per the Ministry of Tourism, Domestic Tourist Visits to the States and Union Territories within India rose by 15.5% year-on-year to INR 1.65 billion during 2016. The top 10 States and Union Territories contributed about 84.2% to the total number of Domestic Tourist Visits.
To achieve this position, Malaysia gives emphasizes on attracting non-Muslim tourists arrival in the country as well as Muslim visitors. Not only is that, the foreign tourist arrival and revenue earnings increasing year by year. Also, to meet the accommodation of tourists, investors are building new accommodation places. Because the earning from tourism revenue has increased every year and the Ninth and Tenth Malaysia plan has given high priority in tourism development. Moving on, Malaysian government provides the importance on sustainable tourism development in the country and to also adopts and implements various laws and regulations to ensure sustainable tourism development.
Cross cultural knowledge can be really useful in the tourism industry for both the host as well as the visitors. Since tourism contributes a lot to the economic growth, cross cultural study in turn contributes to the economic growth of the country. The theory helped in identifying the incidents which could have been used positively if cross cultural skills would have been
1. The size and scope 1.1 Analyze size , nature and sub sector of global tourism and hospitality The tourism industry is one of the largest economy and global successful income that bring country become rise in GDP. Moreover, tourism industry shows how to promote government and private sector. According to Global travel and tourism industry - Statistics & Facts claims that International tourist arrivals have been rising number from 528 million in 2005 to 1.19 billion in 2015. The hospitality industry makes for tourism market that serve good service towards customer for make them satisfied in goods and service.
According to the results presented in Table 7, percentage of GDP in OECD countries has a positive impact on the tourist arrivals. If one unit of GDP increased, 0.92% increases in tourist arrivals income. The results Habibi and Abbasinejad (1384), Shah Abadi and sayah(1392) 1392 Vestanah et al (2011) also shows that GDP and per capital income has significant and positive impact on tourism. On the other side the model findings indicate that population is an important key factor in the tourism demand function. In other words, The more a country in terms of population is larger and more densely populated, The more tourism demand will be, because population increase pave the way to providing expertise in the provision of tourism services and also in the populous countries such as India and china we will see the attraction of more ethnicities because of variety of costumes.
The Indian hospitality industry has recorded healthy growth fuelled by constant inflow of foreign tourists as well as increased tourist movement within the country, making it one of the leading players in the global industry. Hence, we see that the importance of the hospitality sector cannot be overstated as it will play an ever increasing role in contributing to the Indian economy. In light of these facts, it is very important that the labour practices of this industry be understood and analysed. The major characteristics of the Indian hospitality sector are: Labour intensive Quality of manpower is of utmost importance in this industry. The industry provides employment to skilled, semi-skilled, and unskilled labour, both directly and indirectly.
Thanks to Tourism, people can travel farther and quicker to destinations that were once considered unreachable and inconvenient. The tourism industry is a diverse sector, which during the past decade, has shown growth and potential. This is evident by the fact that the International Tourist Arrivals has increased from 25 million globally in 1950 to 1133 million in 2014. Following world maps shows international tourists arrival in 2010: ROLE IN DEVELOPMENT Tourism Industry plays a very vital role in the development of countries. For many years it has been helping countries to portray a softer image to the world.