Tourism Sector

Tourism in India is important for the country's economy and is growing rapidly. The World Travel and Tourism Council calculated that tourism generated ₹16.91 lakh crore (US$240 billion) or 9.2% of India's GDP in 2018 and supported 42.673 million jobs, 8.1% of its total employment. The sector is predicted to grow at an annual rate of 6.9% to ₹32.05 lakh crore (US$450 billion) by 2028 (9.9% of GDP). The Ministry of Tourism designs national policies for the development and promotion of tourism. In the process, the Ministry consults and collaborates with other stakeholders in the sector including various central ministries/agencies, state governments, union territories and private sector representatives. Concerted efforts are being made to promote niche tourism products such as rural, cruise, medical and eco-tourism. The Ministry of Tourism maintains the Incredible India campaign focused on promoting the tourism in India..

Tourism is considered to be an important aspect of economic growth and the development of a nation. According to the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), global tourism is expected to reach 1.6 billion (in terms of international arrivals) by the year 2020. Tourism management is generally considered a bright and potential employment sector as it offers a wide variety of career opportunities in both the private and public sector. The tourism phenomenon has attracted almost the entire world. It is not only the economic compulsion to earn foreign exchange, but a sense of social obligation that makes for a sound tourism policy. Tourism industry has taken rapid strides in the recent years as an instrument of all round economic growth. The wide ranging achievements in this field have led to a marked improvement in general standard of living. Being a service industry, it creates employment opportunities for the local population. Travel and Tourism one of the world's largest foreign exchange earner among industries, provides employment directly to millions of people worldwide and indirectly through many associated service industries. A very wide industry, it includes Government tourism departments, Immigration and customs services, travel agencies, airlines, tour operators, hotels etc and many associated service industries such as airline catering or laundry services, Guides, Interpreters, Tourism promotion and sales etc.

Programs Implemented & Aligned with  SSC are:

  1. 1. House Keeping Attendant
  2. 2. Counter Sales Executive
  3. 3. Room Attendant
  4. 4. Front Office Associate
  5. 5. Tour escort
  6. 6. Street Food Vendor