India has organized a seminar in Kuwait to provide a preview of the attractive tourism products as well as cultural, spiritual and travel experiences that it offers as a tourist destination. The idea is to attract more and more tourists from the gulf and the Middle East region.
'Know India Seminar' was organized in Kuwait by the India Tourism, Dubai, in cooperation with the Embassy of India in Kuwait.
The seminar provided a preview of the attractive tourism products as well as the countless cultural, spiritual and travel experiences that India offers as a tourist destination.
The highlight of 'Know India' seminar was to depict the country as a multi-faceted tourist destination for luxury, wildlife, wellness and medical tourism.
The Gulf and the Middle East region are emerging as an important tourism generating market for India.
Members of the travel industry and local media got an opportunity to meet members of the Indian travel industry and know more about tourist attractions in India during the seminar.
Important reasons of organizing a seminar in Kuwait:
Gulf region have been showing a positive growth of Foreign Tourist Arrivals to India over the last two to three years with around 3, 43, 113 tourist arrivals registered during 2013, showing a growth of nearly 17.9 per cent over the previous year.
The tourist traffic from Kuwait to India was over 10,000 during 2013. Members of the Travel and tourism Industry also attended the event. Kuwait is also a major contributor to India's medical and wellness tourism.
Foreign tourist arrivals into India have witnessed a steady increase over the years, touching 7 million in 2013, with an annual growth rate of 5.9 per cent.
India is also popular for Wellness Tourism with the ancient practice of healing, yoga and Ayurveda. The percentage of Foreign Tourist Arrivals visiting India for Medical Treatment has also been increasing over the years and growing rapidly since the year 2000. India is also popular for Wellness Tourism with the ancient practice of healing, yoga and Ayurveda which has been known for more than 5,000 years and now it is time for the world to experience it.