Volume No. 5 Issue No.: 2 Page No.: 461-482 October-December 201

 

ANALYZING TOURISM POTENTIAL OF TAMIL NADU STATE OF INDIA : A PEOPLE

 

G.S. Chauhan

University Grants Commission, Central Regional Office, Bhopal (INDIA)

 

Received on : April 04, 2010

 

ABSTRACT

 

In the rapidly changing global economic scenario, tourism is considered to be one of the largest and fast growing industries. The occupation of tourism is providing very useful and fruitful avenues especially to those people who are engaged in tourism activities because through this smokeless industry, they are not only enhancing their standard of living but also generating income and employment opportunities. In the contemporary era of globalization and industrialization, the whole world has shrunk into a global village. The tourism has played a very decisive role to transform the world into a globalized economy where all nations can exchange free trade and culture and share their interest of mutual benefits based on tourism industry. India is one of the major destinations of the foreign tourists particularly the state of Tamil Nadu which has a rich cultural heritage among the Indian states. All over the world, the tourists are visiting it due to its climatic, scenic beauty and ecological resources. The statistical figures reveal that major lion shares of total tourist

 

Keywords : Tourism, Smokeless industry, Global village, Globalized economy Industrialization

 

 

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