Tourism has become a popular global leisure activity
Travels | 28 Jan 2015

Tourism as an industry has been travelling with the wild pace of technological advancements and aboard are people from different places and cultures interacting with increasing ease….since, the globe had been shrunk into a village.

The positive effects of tourism on a country's economy include the growth and development of various industries directly linked with a healthy tourism industry, such as transportation, accommodation, wildlife, arts and entertainment. Yet the Tourism industry in our country attracts large percentage of the world tourist traffic. The tourism industry may be headed for major growth. The number of foreign tourist arrivals and Indian nationals travelling abroad has registered a positive growth. There has been an up-trend in tourism over the last few decades.

All types of tourism in India have registered phenomenal growth in the last decade ever since the Indian government decided to boost revenues from the tourism sector by projecting India as the ultimate tourist spot. The diversity that India is famous for ensures that there is something to do for all tourists in India, no matter what their interests. There are different types of tourism like adventure tourism, cultural tourism, medical tourism, sports tourism, water tourism, wild life tourism, space tourism etc.

Tamil Nadu Tourism Development Corporation was incorporated in 1971 with the main object of promoting tourism in Tamil Nadu by building tourism related infrastructure facilities on commercial basis. There are several places of tourist interest in the State and in Tamil Nadu is known especially for its blue beaches and sunny skies. Some of south India's nicest beaches dot Chennai's long seafront.

A travel agency is a private retailer or public service that provides travel and tourism related services to the public on behalf of suppliers such as airlines, car rentals, cruise lines, hotels, railways, and package tours. Travel agencies became more commonplace with the development of commercial aviation. New travel websites debut nearly every day with the suggestion that they can make you lord of your travels, Online Travel Agents are often, and commonly referred to as 'booking sites'.Travel agents have applied dynamic packaging tools to provide fully bonded travel at prices equal to or lower than a member of the public can book online. Originally, online travel agents specialized solely in Call Taxi Services. The Call Taxi Operators understand the need of the people in travel market. In modern world, we cannot imagine a life without cars. In some ways, our life depended on cars. Secondly, cars are very fast and comfortable more and more people are interested towards traveling and most of them have the habit of planning trip by booking cab service in travel companies.