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Urban Tourism in India - a Study


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1 Dept. of Tourism and Hospitality Management, Pooja Bhagavat Memorial Mahajana P.G Center, KRS Road, Metghalli, India
 

Cities are continually evolving in response to political, economic and technological changes; large cities are arguably the most important type of tourist destinations across the world. Urban tourism is an important form of tourism at present time. Urban tourism is developing very rapidly in major cities of the western hemisphere and in India too. Some cities like Delhi, Jaipur, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Bangalore, Mysore are having huge urban tourism potential in India. Combining a rich tourist potential with an important material basis of accommodation, food, entertainment and transportation, medical, educational, shopping, numerous facilities for business and services of good quality and quantity, the city/urban area offers best conditions for conducting tourism, which is true confluence on the combination of national and international tourist flows.
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Authors

K. S. Srikanth
Dept. of Tourism and Hospitality Management, Pooja Bhagavat Memorial Mahajana P.G Center, KRS Road, Metghalli, India
S. Ravi Prasad
Dept. of Tourism and Hospitality Management, Pooja Bhagavat Memorial Mahajana P.G Center, KRS Road, Metghalli, India

Abstract


Cities are continually evolving in response to political, economic and technological changes; large cities are arguably the most important type of tourist destinations across the world. Urban tourism is an important form of tourism at present time. Urban tourism is developing very rapidly in major cities of the western hemisphere and in India too. Some cities like Delhi, Jaipur, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Bangalore, Mysore are having huge urban tourism potential in India. Combining a rich tourist potential with an important material basis of accommodation, food, entertainment and transportation, medical, educational, shopping, numerous facilities for business and services of good quality and quantity, the city/urban area offers best conditions for conducting tourism, which is true confluence on the combination of national and international tourist flows.

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