A study on multi-faceted growth of Karnataka tourism
Anitha KP, Dr. B Chandrashekara
Tourism industry is one of fast growing industry in the world. It is an industry that has assumed global proportions. The importance of tourism to economic development has been recognized widely due to its contribution to the balance of payments, GDP and employment. Since last few years, Karnataka tourism industry has been growing at a rapid pace and it has vast potential for generating employment and earning large amount of foreign exchange. Karnataka state is known for its rich culture and scenic beauty. It has immense tourism potential to attract foreign tourist’s as well domestic tourist all over the world. There are many tourist destinations which are untapped and which can be developed as major tourist destinations. The present study makes an attempt to analyse the multi-faceted growth and development of Karnataka tourism industry.