Author:Rajmani Singha (Manipur University (Central University))
Paper short abstract:
UNEXPLORED TOURIST PARADISE OF NORTH EAST INDIA The present study is delves on the identification of unexplored potential tourist destinations of Northeast India.
Paper long abstract:
UNEXPLORED TOURIST PARADISE OF NORTH EAST INDIA
Professor, Department of Commerce
Manipur University, Canchipur
Imphal, Manipur, INDIA
Geographical location of India's Northeast comprise of eight small states has a unique feature in comparison with the rest of India. Tourism in Northeast India provides a variety of marketable product which does not depend on raw materials from outside. It's also provides unlimited product possibilities such as nature, culture, health, heritage, cruises, business, conventions, spirituality, adventure, sports, ethnicity, religious, entertainment and so forth.
The unexplored tourism potential of the Northeast India has not been fully exploited till date. The Ministry calls the region as 'paradise unexplored'. Global tourism has been booming and future projections shows that this trend will continue. The new generations of travelers who are 'money rich and time poor' are increasingly looking for unique experiences found in the region. For these new and growing breed of tourists the Northeast with its variety and uniqueness holds immense attraction from all parts of the globe. The rich natural beauty and its diversity, exotic cultural and ethnic mosaic, flora and fauna and the serenity of the virgin, unexplored ecosystems provide possibilities of a totally different experience for the tourists in comparison with other parts of the world.
Thus, the present study is delves on the identification of unexplored potential tourist destinations of Northeast India and the SWOT analysis of Tourism Industry of the region will be the main focus of the study.
Keywords: Tourism, Northeast India, unique tourist spot and economy
Globalization of tourism in remote areas [IUAES-Tourism]