TFCI News: Indian tourists like shopping and luxury tour packages.

According to the report of the Ministry of Statistics, more than Indians travel for medical, education and business tours

In 2018, 12% more Indians traveled in their country than in previous years, international tourists also increased by 7%.

Indian tourists prefer to spend money shopping there than booking a luxury holiday tour. According to a report by the Ministry of Statistics, more than Indians travel for medical, education and business tours. According to the report of the World Travel and Tourism Council, out of the 30 states, the most is to travel to Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh. The diversity and beauty in the tourist places of both the states is the main reason for this.

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Tamil Nadu: Pilgrimage and International Airport increased tourists

According to the survey report, 21% of tourists from all over the country came to visit Tamil Nadu in 2018 as compared to other states. Because of this, sites of UNESCO like Shore Temple, Airavateshwara Temple, Brihadisvara Temple in Tamil Nadu are also the main reasons for tourist attraction. Four Chennai, Madurai, Tiruchirappalli and Coimbatore international airports in the state have also increased the number of tourists.

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Uttar Pradesh: The confluence of heritage and spirituality is special

Uttar Pradesh, the second largest tourist destination in 2018, stood at around 15%. Apart from Taj Mahal, tourists like to see Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri. Varanasi, also called the spiritual capital of the country, remains the center of people’s faith. At the same time, to increase tourism in the state, the state government has also decided to improve it by investing Rs 5000 crore every year in 5 years.

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Apart from providing 5 lakh jobs in this area, the state government has also decided to bring the state further in tourism by 2023.

Indian tourists growing

According to a report by the World Travel and Tourism Council, 12% more domestic tourists visited the country in 2018 than in previous years. At the same time, the number of international tourists also showed an increase. The survey was done on the basis of 12 parameters such as number of tourists, expenditure on state tourism, good hotels, road and railway facilities, flights facilities, literacy rate.

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