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| India Moves 12 Places Up From 52nd To 40th Position In World Economic Forum |
Dr. Mahesh Sharma, Minister of State (I/C) for Tourism
& Culture shared the news about the improvement in ranking of India in the Travel and Tourism Competitive Index (TTCI)
of World Economic Forum. India has moved 12 places up in this ranking
from 52nd to 40th position. He acknowledged the vision, guidance and support of
Prime Minister for the tourism sector of the country that is the driving force
and motivation for all of us to continuously work for the growth of Tourism in
India continues to charm international tourists with its vast
cultural and natural resources with a ranking of 9th and 24th respectively
which are the USP’s of Indian Tourism product. In terms of price
competitiveness advantage, India ranks 10th.
In terms of International openness, India is ranked 55th, up
by 14 places. This has been possible through stronger visa policies.
Implementing both visas on arrival and e-visas, has enabled India to rise
through the ranks.