Research on "Tourism in North India A Closer Look Research India" charting the potential and growth of the North Indian region.
The contribution of the tourism industry of India makes it a key economic pillar, as it contributes nearly seven
percent to the GDP of India with a promising year-on-year positive trajectory, is a huge employment generator,
and a key sector that carries the development narrative forward, especially localised development. The
Northern Region of India has its own strategic importance due to cultural and historical evolution. The region
comprises of seven states and three union territories encompassing spiritual, historical, astonishing, and
fascinating tourist attractions besides being the seat of political power. It is also home to the source of sacred
river Ganges, the mighty Himalayas safeguarding the country, historical monuments & forts, desserts, wildlife,
sacred and religious places and much more. The golden triangle of ‘Delhi – Jaipur and Agra’ makes North India
one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country attracting international and domestic travellers
alike. The region has immense potential for growth with the combination of established and emerging business
hubs contributing significantly to generate employment and economic development in the country.
The report was released at CII Northern Region Summit on Tourism & Hospitality 2022 with the theme of ‘Reviving Domestic Demand’ on 12th January over virtual platform.