Introduction to Tourism Industry

Tourism Related Information, 2010

Tourist arrival in number

 

6,02,867

 

Foreign exchange earning


 

28,139 million

 

Number of tourist by purpose of visit

Purposes

 

Percentage

 

Trekking and Mountaineering

 

10.46%

 

Pilgrimage

 

11.65%

 

Business

 

3.55%

 

Official

 

4.37%

 

Meeting / Seminar

 

16.81%

 

Rafting

 

0.12%

 

Others

 

51.44%

 

Total Contribution in Gross Domestic Product (GDP) 24%

Direct Employment = 110000

Source: Economic Survey 2010/11