India Wakes Up to Chinese Tourism Failure, Aims to Boost Tourism by 6,000%

August 30th, 2018
India Wakes Up to Chinese Tourism Failure, Aims to Boost Tourism by 6,000%
India is finally waking up to the fact that their country is lagging far behind the competition for Chinese tourism, which is no less than a huge missed opportunity for their nascent tourism industry. While China’s other neighboring countries have seen their tourism industries explode due to the growing Chinese tourism market, India has performed worse than even some of the most far-flung and expensive destinations in the region. But that may be about to change, at least if India’s tourism minister KJ Alphonse gets his way. At an event in Beijing, Alphonse suggested that India should make a targeted push to gain “at least 10 percent” of the 144 million Chinese tourism market by 2023. That would mean 14.4 million tourists, or around 50 percent more visitors than Chinese tourists’ favorite destination, Thailand, attracted all of last year. To put things into perspective, India attracted 240,000 Chinese visits in ... read more
Source: https://jingtravel.com/feed/Published on 2018-08-29By Jing Travel

 

 

 

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