Indian Tourism Industry


Indian Tourism Industry INDIAN TOURISM AT A GLANCE IN 2012 - 2013 Indian Tourism Industry

The amount of foreign direct investments (FDI) inflow into the tourism industry in India during April 2000 to October 2012 was around US$ 6,484 million, as per data provided by Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), Ministry of Commerce. Foreign Exchange Earnings (FEEs) from Tourism showed an increase of 21.8 per cent during 2012, as compared to FEEs of 2011.

FTAs in India during 2012 were 6.65 million with a growth of 5.4 per cent as compared to the FTAs of 6.31 million during the year 2011. FEEs from tourism in rupee terms during 2012 were Rs 94,487 crore (US$ 17.27 billion) with a growth of 21.8 per cent as compared to the FEEs of Rs 77,591 crore (US$ 14.18 billion) during the year 2011.

Indian Tourism in 2012-2013
As per the Twelfth Five Year Plan, India's travel and tourism sector is estimated to create 78 jobs per million rupees of investment compared to 45 jobs per million rupees in the manufacturing sector.

FTA growth moderated to 5.4 per cent to reach 66.48 lakh arrivals in 2012. As a result, foreign exchange earnings (FEEs) growth in dollar terms that was 16.7 per cent in 2011 moderated to 7.1 per cent to reach US $ 17.74 billion in 2012.The hotels and restaurants sector with a 1.5 per cent share in India's GDP in 2011-12 is also an important sub-component of the tourism sector.

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