Tourism Industry In India

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user [Pick the date] What Is Tourism? A tourism industry may be defined as a group or cluster of small firms which deals in providing attractive and affordable holiday packages to its customers either within a state country or international level. History The origin of travel and tourism can be traced back to man’s inherent urge or curiosity to know about things far wide. Man has been a traveller since time immemorial and nomadic travelling has been a feature of human society and lifestyle since the early days. Every Human settlement has a long history and tradition of visits by traders and missionaries. Travellers in the early times were synonymous with modern day tourism . For the early traveller motivation of travel was trade…show more content…
Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka are witnessing an upswing in foreign tourist. The top Five tourist destinations of India are: 1. Taj Mahal: The Taj Mahal in Agra is an immense mausoleum of white marble, built between 1632 and 1653 by order of the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his favorite wife. Called “a teardrop on the cheek of eternity” it is one of the masterpieces of Mughal architecture, and one of the great tourist attractions in India. 2. Varanasi: Situated on the banks of the River Ganges, Varanasi is sacred to Hindus, Buddhists and Jains and also one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world The scene of pilgrims doing their devotions in the River Ganges at sunrise set against the backdrop of the centuries old temples is probably one of the most impressive sights in the world. 3. Ajanta Caves The Ajanta Caves are rock-cut cave monuments dating from the 2th century BC. The magnificent Ajanta caves were abandoned around 650 AD and forgotten until 1819, when a British hunting party stumbled upon them. Their isolation contributed to the fine state of preservation in which some of their paintings remain to this…show more content…
These products have various characteristics. They can be intangible i.e services like spas and treatments, destinations like beach resorts , hill stations etc. Production and consumption of some tourism products happens simultaneously. Another important characteristic of a tourism product is seasonality. Example kerela is a monsoon holiday destination and tourist go to hill station such as ooty during summer to avoid the heat. The components which define these characteristics are - Attraction, Accomodation,accessibility and agency. Attraction is our Destination , Accesibility is our mode of transport , Accomodation is our place of stay and agency means the intermediary who helps us reach our

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