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National Tourism Day 2023

National Tourism Day 2023:

National Tourism Day is celebrated every year on January 25 to recognize India’s natural beauty and raise awareness about the importance of tourism for the Indian economy.

  • India is one of the top tourist attractions for visitors from all around the globe. Hence tourism holds so much importance in India, both in cultural and economic terms.
  • India provides a diverse portfolio of tourism, including eco-tourism, cruises, business, sports, educational, rural, and medical travel.
  • The Ministry of Tourism in India is responsible for formulating the country’s national policies for developing and promoting tourism.
  • It also collaborates with local, national, and international organisations.
  • India ranks 6th according to World Travel and Tourism Council in terms of Travel & Tourism total contribution to GDP in 2021.
  • Travel & Tourism contributed 5.8% to GDP and the sector created 32.1 million jobs, which is equivalent to 6.9% of total jobs in 2021.