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Revealing India's Serene Allure: Exploring Investment Prospects in Tourism, Hospitality & Wellness
Discover a realm of opportunity by investing in India's enchanting Tourism, Hospitality & Wellness sector. Globally ranked 54th in the travel and tourism development index by the World Economic Forum, India thrives as a captivating destination. Elevating the nation's economy, this sector contributes a staggering USD 178 billion to the GDP. India's rich tapestry encompasses 37 World Heritage sites, 10 biogeographic zones, 80 national parks, and 441 sanctuaries, beckoning explorers. The spectrum of niche tourism includes wellness, adventure, medical, eco-tourism, sports like golf and polo, film, rural, religious, and more. Witness a promising future with USD 309.13 million allocated to the Ministry of Tourism in the Union Budget 2022-23. Seamlessly blend investment aspirations with India's Tourism, Hospitality & Wellness realm, igniting growth while embracing serenity.

Tourism, Hospitality & Wellness Snapshot

  • 592 Opportunities
  • USD 12.19 bn Worth

Mode of Implementation

  • 253 PPP
  • 119 EPC
  • 115 To Be Finalized
  • 6 Pure Private
  • 5 Not Disclosed
  • 4 Others
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Sub-Sectors in Tourism, Hospitality & Wellness

Tourism (Leisure / Adventure / Heritage Tourism)

201 Opportunities

USD 2.21 bn worth

India receives 3rd highest investment in travel & tourism across countries

Tourism infrastructure - Hotels & Accommodation

140 Opportunities

USD 5.18 bn worth

India’s rank in Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Index of World Economic Forum has moved from 65th rank in 2013 to 34th rank in 2019


74 Opportunities

USD 1.59 bn worth

India is fast becoming the business centre of the world with an exponential growth in MICE

Eco Tourism (Coastal + Eco)

53 Opportunities

USD 878.83 mn worth

A burgeoning sub segment under the tourism sector in India

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  • Guidelines for Approval of Online Travel Aggregators (OTAs)

    The aims and objectives of the scheme for Approval of Online Travel Aggregators (OTAs) are to encourage quality standards and services in this category so as to promote tourism in India and abroad. This is a voluntary scheme open to bonafide online travel aggregators to bring them on a common platform in the organized sector.

  • Swadesh Darshan scheme

    Mission is to develop theme based tourist circuits on the principles of high tourist value, competitiveness and sustainability in an integrated manner by synnergizing efforts to focus on needs and concerns of all stakeholders to enrich tourist experience and enhance employment opportunities.

  • PRASAD-Pilgrimage Rejuvenation And Spiritual Augmentation Drive

    Mission is to identify and develop pilgrimage tourist destinations on the principles of high tourist visits, competitiveness and sustainability in an integrated manner by synnergizing efforts to focus on needs and concerns of all stakeholders to enrich religious/ spiritual tourist experience and enhance employment opportunities

  • National Tourism Policy

    Objective of the policy is positioning tourism as a major engine of economic growth and to harness its direct and multiplier effects for employment and poverty eradication in an environmentally sustainable manner.

  • National Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana Drive

    The Scheme aims to preserve and revitalise soul of the heritage city to reflect the city?s unique character by encouraging aesthetically appealing, accessible, informative & secured environment. The Scheme supports development of core heritage infrastructure projects which shall include revitalization of urban infrastructure for areas around heritage assets identified / approved by the Ministry of Culture, Government of India and State Governments.

  • Constitution of National Medical & Wellness Tourism Board

    To tap the potential and advantages that India has in the field of medical and wellness tourism.