Hospitality is the relationship between guest and host. Hospitality in India has been a major way of living for Indian citizens. Indians hospitality, for many years, is based on the primary thought of ‘Atithi Devo Bhava’ which translates to every guest is a god. Tourism and hospitality industry plays an integral part in India’s economy. India is considered to be the 7th largest economy in the world based on tourism and hospitality. As industry hospitality includes the hotels, restaurant, resorts and any other institutions providing services for travellers and tourists.
Offering the diversity geographically, quality tourism things like cruise, adventure, eco-tourism with world heritage sites India has provided an exponential growth of tourists and employment throughout India. According to WEF (the travel and tourism competitive Index), India has only proceeded in the direction of growth with jumping 13th position from its previous rank i.e. 65th to 52nd.
Apart from a potential employment generator in India, Tourism has also been an important source of foreign exchange for India. Tourism and hospitality industry has been proven to be important towards the ‘Make in India’ scheme and the ‘Digital India’ providing large employment to the citizens of India. Being Digitally-advanced traveller nation in the fields of planning, booking and experiencing a journey, India’s middle class has continued to support the growth of the country.