Travel and Tourism can be subdivided into two categories:
There are many types of travel and tourism branches in India: –
Adventure Travel and Tourism
This kind of travel and tourism includes exploration of various exotic places and indulging ourselves in various activities.
It includes various breath-taking activities at exotic areas such as water rafting, paragliding, mountaineering, hang gliding, bungee jumping, skiing, trekking and white-water river rafting.
Best places to be visited for these thrilling and adventurous spots in Jammu & Kashmir, Uttarakhand, Goa, Uttaranchal, Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Himalaya, Leh-Ladakh, and Maharashtra.
Leisure Travel and Tourism
India has got a perfect destination for the one who just want to relax and party. The seaside small state of India Goa has a huge range of Bars and cafes and organizes large no. of parties, raves, cruise parties and various cultural festivals.
Luxury resorts on Goa coast and Andaman and the Nicobar Islands are perfect for one to get completely relax in the beauty of natural healing and purifying them.
Cruise Travel and Tourism
It is one the most luring and magnificently growing leisure travel industry in India.
Cruise Tourism is the new trendy marketable thing of India through which one could explore beautiful coastlines, oceans, and forests.
Tourist cruise circuits in India includes Ocean Cruise, River Cruise and Lake Cruise.
Cultural Travel and Tourism
India is well known in the world for its heritage and culture. Huge no. of festivals, monuments, and fairs held in India act as the major attractions for the tourists.
Various festivals like Durga Puja, Kumbha Mela, Suraj Kund Mela, Ganpati Puja, Taj Mahotsav, Pushkar Fair are the major attractions for the people traveling to India.
Film Travel and Tourism
It refers to the growing interest and demands for the destinations which became popular due their visualization or appearance in some of the popular films(movies) or serials.
This could be further divided into three sub-categories: –
- Film Promotion Tourism
- Travel Film Tourism
- Film-induced tour
People are attracted due to their desire to explore such film destinations that are directly get associated with the movie or serial they love really badly.
IFFI Goa, Cannes Film Festival, European Film Market could be held in India in Future.
Polo Travel and Tourism
It is one of the historical sport of India. Polo is originated in India and it is among the few countries where the game is still played.
Polo is also named as Heritage Sports of India due to the presence of Kolkata Polo Club which is 150 years old.
This kind of sports tourisms sector has immense potential for the economic growth and development of the country.
This sports sector impacts in billions of dollars to the economy and employment for the people of the country.
The trend of this sport due to which people from various parts of the world travel to participate in the competitions and other sports activity which really of great significance and is growing in India.
Golf Travel and Tourism
There are several international standard golf courses due to which people from various parts of the world travel to participate in the competitions and other sports activity.
Ministry of Tourism is trying to create a framework that would give a boost to Golf Tourisms in India
Sustainable Travel and Tourism
It includes classification and approval of hotels and restaurants to the different standards for different tourists and rating them on the basis of their experience.
The system will rate them from one to five stars.
Meetings Incentives Conferences Exhibitions (MICE)
Conferences and conventions are the most important segment of the industry.
Indian Convention promotion bureau has been set up by the Ministry of Tourisms to promote India as a convention destination of tours and travel industry.
Some Other include: –
Medical Travel and Tourism
Travel and Tourism in India showed a rapid growth in the recent decade and due to which, Indian government started focusing seriously in the industry to bring out a good revenue that could contribute to the GDP of the country.
Travel and Tourism are spread in every spot of the world but still, travelers travel to some of the most inaccessible places of the world.
India is progressing so rapidly in the travel and tourism industry due to its hospitality, vast culture, charm and beautiful monuments, forts and many other sightseeing attractions that lure people from all around the world.
Taj Mahal built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in the 17th century is among the seven wonders of the world and attracts visitors from worldwide
Ministry of Travel and Tourism & Culture has been set up to boost tourism of various kinds in India.
“Incredible India” was its one the recent campaign that has been launched to popularize and encourage different types of Tourism in India.
India is so diversified that there is something for every person who visits, no matter their interests.