Hospitality / Travel & Tourism
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The Hospitality Industry is a major service sector in the world economy. Indian Hospitality industry is projected to grow at a rate of 8.8 per cent during 2007-16, placing India as the second-fastest growing tourism market in the world. According to industry data, India is expected to double the number of branded hotel rooms from 100,000 now in just three years. Leading the pack is global hotel chains, which will add over 300 hotel properties (an estimated 55,000 rooms) in the country by 2013, as per data compiled by companies.
India has the potential to become the number one tourist destination in the world with the demand growing at 10.1 per cent per annum, the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) has predicted. The WTO (World Travel Organisation) predicts that India will receive 25 million tourists by year 2015.
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. Career opportunities exist both in the public and private sector. In the public sector, there are opportunities in the Directorates and Departments of Tourism of the center and the state as Officers, information assistants, Tourist guides etc. Another good prospectus for qualified tourism professionals are in the private sector with travel agencies, tour operators, airlines, hotels, transport and cargo companies etc. The opening up of the skies to private airlines and their emerging tie-ups with foreign airlines has removed bottlenecks in the transport and communication network resulting in easy flow of domestic and foreign tourists in the country.
Despite the global recession, inflation, terrorism and other factors, the overall outlook for the Indian hospitality market is optimistic and will remain so says HVS India remains the second fastest growing economy in the world and the economic growth of the country is at 7.1% of the GDP. The WTO (World Travel Organisation) predicts that India will receive 25 million tourists by year 2015.