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About WTTC India Initiative
Since its launch in 2000, The World Travel & Tourism Council, India Initiative (WTTCII) with the active support of industry leaders, had identified priorities in a Manifesto. The Status Paper - India, The Tourism Imperative authored by WTTCII in August 2001 was presented to all the stakeholder of the industry and many issues raised were taken cognizance of. The liberalization process in India, the growth of the economy and public policy changes have resolved a number of issues. The steady growth of tourism in India has been due to a number of policy initiatives taken by the various Ministries of Government of India. Some of these are:
  • Civil Aviation -
    • Open skies
    • Up gradation and new airports
    • Liberal Charter policy
    • Augmentation of seat capacity
    • International airline operations
    • Technology applications (internet)
    • Budget airlines
    • Strengthening of National carrier etc.
  • Infrastructure –
    • Highways & Roads
    • Railways, Tourist Trains
    • Destination development
    • Urban infrastructure
    • Metro systems
    • Retail spaces
    • Surface transportation
    • Cruise terminals
    • Telecommunications.
  • Policy Framework - Govt of India enunciated a Tourism Policy in 2002. Many states have Tourism Policy statements
  • Budget Allocation – Constantly increased since the Tenth Plan 2002-03. The tourism sector has been recognized for its economic benefits and increased budgets have supported infrastructure development and market promotion efforts.
  • Travel Journalism – Advertising of destinations. Books on travel, culture, cuisine, craft raises attraction of India and creates awareness of destination
  • Evolution, application and use of technology at all levels
  • A brand identity for India Tourism established with an aggressive marketing campaign. The Incredible India campaign by the Ministry of Tourism has had great success. Festivals, performing arts, traditional crafts have been projected to showcase India.
  • State Governments have realized the potential of tourism and have increased budgets for marketing and projects.
  • Inbound Tourism has crossed the 5 million mark. Domestic tourism caters to more than 500 million tourists.
  • Niche Tourism products like Adventure, Medical, Ecotourism, Rural tourism have generated interest globally.
Yet there are issues that still have to be resolved and need immediate attention from all the stakeholders of the industry. Travel and Tourism is one of the world’s fastest growing economic sectors, generating quality jobs and substantial wealth for economies around the world. WTTC India Initiative’s mission is to work with all stakeholders to make governments aware of the full potential of the Travel and Tourism industry.
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