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| Gujarat emerges as top tourist destination |
Gujarat Tourism is making a determined effort to spread ‘Khushboo Gujarat Ki’ all over the globe and the state is making inroads into the market for tourism industry in the country. A stout growth in tourist influx has been reported – from 1.70 crore in 2009-10 to 2.23 crore in 2011-12 with a 30% rise in tourist arrival from the past two years.
Gujarat Tourism has always celebrated its festivals with grandeur, and maintaining the momentum this year too they have started promoting the upcoming festivals
1. Saputara Monsoon Fest (4th August to 1st September)
2. Taranetar Fair (19th to 21st September)
3. Navratri Festival (16th October – 23rd October)
4. Rann Utsav (28th to 30th December)
Emphasizing the importance of the tourism industry Gujarat Tourism is acting as a major booster for tourism infrastructure development in the state to achieve the remarkable growth of welcoming tourist.