Road Ahead for Tourism & Hospitality Industry – RSTV
The Big Picture – Road Ahead for Tourism & Hospitality Industry – RSTV
The cascading effect of the global coronavirus pandemic is crippling the tourism and hospitality industry at an “astonishing pace”. Media reports suggest Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTA) in India have come down by about 67 per cent annually in the January-March quarter, while for domestic tourists, the figure is lower by nearly 40 per cent.
The travel and tourism sector alone accounted for 9.2 per cent of India’s GDP in 2018, and generated 26.7 million jobs in that year. On this edition of the big picture we analyse the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the Tourism and hospitality industry.
1- Meenakshi Sharma, Director General, Ministry of Tourism
2- Puneet Chhatwal, CEO & Managing Director, Taj Group
3- A.K. Bhattacharya, Editorial Director, Business Standard
Anchor – Frank Rausan Pereira