Thailand is the country that stimulates economic growth by tourism industry. The GDP and employment are immediately increased so tourism is the important strategy for national development especially in regions. Because of this reason, in a few years, Thailand gained 3.5-4.5 percent GDP of 2015
As well known, Tourism has become one of the largest and fastest growing industries in the global economy. During the development of tourism, the tourism of Asia Pacific are influenced by political, technological, social, cultural and also economic impacts. Economic and social changes rise visitors mobility and tourism demand for goods and services. As technology is important role on defining characterizing as the second system of production and innovation, culture can help to increase the competitiveness of destinations. Political affection can be responsible for safety and tourism policy on tourism development.
ABSTRACT Today, tourism is one of the largest and fastest-growing industries in the world and everyone recognizes its importance in the development of any economy. The most striking feature of tourism is that the suppliersof the tourism service stay where they are, and the tourists come to them. India's glorious traditions and rich cultural heritage are closely related with the development of tourism. Tourism has a significant economic impact at almost all levels— international, domestic as well as regional. It generates employment and income, which ultimately leads to a generally increased level of economic activity in the country.
Tourism is developing in this region since last 10 years and attracting many tourists which emerged as one or the major sources of incomes to the government exchequer. The basic materials for tourism industry are culture, heritages, natural vegetation, beaches, parks, monuments and sculptures, etc.which Puducherry possesses abundantly and can be exploited for the betterment of the economy. The paper gives a clear description of the destinations which are of attraction to the tourists. The paper concludes by looking at the domestic tourist growth, foreign tourist growth and the overall tourist growth in the city. Keywords: Tourism, foreign exchange, Puducherry, growth rate.
INTRODUCTION Today, tourism is one of the largest and dynamically developing sectors of external economic activities. Its high growth and development rates, considerable volumes of foreign currency inflows, infrastructure development, and introduction of new management and educational experience actively affect various sectors of economy, which positively contribute to the social and economic development of the country as a whole. According to recent statistics, tourism provides about 10% of the world’s income and employs almost one tenth of the world’s workforce. Many people emphasize the positive aspects of tourism as a source of foreign exchange, a way to balance foreign trade, an “industry without chimney” — in short, manna from heaven. For decades tourism industry growth has been a major contributor to increased economic activity throughout the world.
(Turner) Tourism in Hong Kong is a labour intensive industry and has the potential to create more jobs per unit of investment than any other industry. According to the article, “Economic Benefits of the Independent Visitor Scheme for Hong Kong: How Large Are They?”, the growing rate of employment which generated by tourism is great and rapid, it serves a leading role in generating jobs among the four pillar industries in Hong Kong. (Sung,
It influences the accessibility of tourism in a country and all over the world as well and income generate from tourism and tourism development. The main function of the road infrastructure is facilitating pre condition to road transportation as a transit as well as connecting between the destinations. An excellent road infrastructure and road transportation infrastructure means providing the accessibility of all possible markets for the development of any destination. Development of all hospitality and leisure activities are practically close to the transportation terminals, in fact they are correlated each steps they pass through. Flow of tourist has been strongly growing up since past decade.
The number of international tourist arrival in Thailand still increased in 2011, 2012 and 2013 as following; 19.2 million, 22.4 million, and 26.5 million (Department of Tourism, 2014). Tourism generates large amount of revenue to the country; therefore, tourism is importance economic contributor in Thailand, which creates many jobs. However, the fast growth of tourism industry has not only brought positive development, also brought negative impact to the country such as environmental pollution, changing in culture and traditions of local communities, and also drug and prostitutions problems. The concept of sustainable tourism was declared as a global strategy for supporting sustainable development since many international organizations are aware of negative impacts of mass tourism. Therefore, Tourism Authority of Thailand or TAT pays more attention to sustainable tourism development by educating different stakeholders in tourism industry about sustainable tourism development.
Singapore is one of the most developing countries in Southeast Asia and also one of the largest service sectors in tourism. For Singapore to take this advantage as a tourism destination, it has contributed 3% of Singapore 's GDP which has generated a sum of growing rapidly for the past few years. By the increasing benefits of tourism industries, it has strengthened the infrastructure developments, in addition of various events and the countries strategic location in the heart of region. The role of the tourism industry can play as main in Singapore 's economy. In 2015, tourism sectors is as a bold target to ensure that tourism remains a key economic pillar, which was unveiled in the year 2005.
INTRODUCTION Undoubtedly, today tourism is one of the fastest and dynamically developing sectors of Economic and Cultural activities, its paramount growth and development rates, huge volumes of foreign currency inflows, infrastructure development, and inception of new management and educational experience actively affects various sectors of economy, which positively contribute to the holistic development of socio-economic structure of the country. Most highly developed western countries, such as Switzerland, Austria, and France have accumulated a big deal of their social and economic welfare on profits from tourism. According to recent statistics, tourism provides about 10% of the world’s income and employs almost one tenth of the world’s workforce. All considered, tourism’s actual and potential economic impact is astounding. It has created jobs in both large and small communities and is a major industry in many places.