Indian tourism industry is expected to contribute nearly US$460bn to the country's GDP by 2028.

10.6mn

foreign tourists visited India in 2018 - 16% increase.

40th

place in WEF Travel and Tourism Competitive Index.

1.2%

is India's share in international tourist traffic.

US$28.6bn

foreign income through tourism during 2018.

US$460bn

projected contribution from tourism to India's GDP by 2027.

e-Tourist Visa

registration reported a growth of 63% over the first quarter of 2018.

Incredible India 2.0

campaign to make India a “must revisit, must experience” destination.

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Special Tourism Zones have been set up in partnership with states.

Medical

tourism growing in India owing to cost-effective, quality healthcare.

+US$230mn

earnings from travel and tourism - the largest service industry in India - in 2018.

US$50.9bn

income in visitor exports by 2028, as compared to US$28.9bn earned in 2018.

Top 5

business travel destination by 2030

Association of Tourism Trade Organisations, India

attoioffice@gmail.com

+91 952 643 9577

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An industry body to promote tourism in India

Indian Association of Tour Operators

iato@airtelmail.in, admin@iato.in

91-11- 25750028

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A national body representing tour operators in the country

Adventure Tour Operators Association of India

http://www.atoai.org/contacts

+91 11 41802287

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An association to create awareness about the immense potential for adventure tourism in India

investment opportunities

  • Development of destination circuits, resorts, hotels, as well as restoration of heritage sites.
  • Rural, adventure, medical, pilgrimage, film and sustainable tourism are new trends in Indian tourism.
  • Support functions such as package tour services, cab services and recreational facilities.
  • Nearly 241 projects worth US$5.8b are being planned to maximize the potential of Indian tourism space.

key investors

India has a well-oiled enterprise promoting machinery that is backed by strong legislative, judiciary, executive and capital establishments

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India has a well-oiled enterprise promoting machinery that is backed by strong legislative, judiciary, executive, and capital establishments

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