India Tourism Industry Report - H2, 2012

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India Tourism Industry Report - H2, 2012

Tourism has played an important role in the development of the Indian economy. It is a service-oriented sector which not only generates foreign exchange earnings for the government, but creates substantial job opportunities and income for millions of Indians. The Indian tourism industry involves a plethora of service providers in both organized and un-organized sectors which include travel agents, tour operators, guides, hotels, guest houses, inns, restaurants and other allied services.

Fiscal year 2013 was profitable for the Indian tourism industry owing to the increasing numbers of tourist arrivals and receipts. However, the depreciation of the Indian rupee during the year affected the foreign exchange earnings in dollar terms. A challenging global economic environment and a high-base growth in the previous year slowed down growth in FY2013. Domestic tourism continued its growth trend recording a double digit growth in spending. With the rising per capita income of Indians, outbound tourism has also witnessed a period of rapid growth in the last five years.

The hospitality industry saw an increase in both the total number of hotels and rooms. This was due to increased demand for boarding and lodging facilities owing to the rising number of foreign and domestic tourists. Most of the big hotel chains were in expansion mode.

India’s growing young population and rising per capita consumption, coupled with the improvement in infrastructure and facilities bode well for the tourism sector.

Key Points:

• In 2012, the number of foreign tourist arrivals touched 6.6 million, recording a growth of 5.4% year on year.

• Foreign exchange earnings from tourism grew by 7.1% in USD terms and 21.8% in INR terms.

• During 2006-2012, spending on domestic travel and tourism grew at a CAGR of 13.6%. The total spending on domestic travel and tourism reached INR 4.1tn at the end of 2012. It recorded a year on year growth of 14% over the 2011 figure.

• Tourism is a part of trade, hotels, transport and communication group. The group’s contribution was 27% to overall GDP in 9MFY13. Hence, it was an important contributor to the country’s GDP.


Table of Contents

1. Industry Profile
1.1 Sector overview
1.2 Sector size
1.3 Competitive landscape
1.4 Environmental scanning

2. Market Trends and Outlook
2.1 Key economic indicators-India
2.2 Foreign tourist arrivals
2.3 Foreign exchange earnings from tourism
2.4 Domestic tourism trends
2.5 Outbound tourism
2.6 Hotel industry trends
2.7 Industry forecast

3. Leading Players and Comparative Matrix
3.1 Leading players
3.1.1 Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL)
3.1.2 Eastern India Hotels Limited (EIH)
3.1.3 Thomas Cook (India) Limited (TCIL)
3.2 Comparative matrix
3.3 SWOT analysis

4. Tables and Charts

Table 1: Global international tourist arrivals statistics
Table 2: Targets to be achieved in respect of tourism sector during 12th Plan
Table 3: Top 10 most visited monuments by foreign tourists
Table 4: Top 10 most visited monuments by domestic tourists
Table 5: Number of approved hotels and room inventory
Table 6: Balance sheet parameters
Table 7: Valuation matrix

Chart 1: Annual foreign tourist arrivals in India
Chart 2: Direct contribution of travel & tourism industry to India’s GDP
Chart 3: Domestic and foreign tourists spending
Chart 4: Foreign direct investment in hotel & tourism sector
Chart 5: Growth in number of approved hotels in India
Chart 6: Position of constituent parties in lower house of parliament
Chart 7: Current account deficit and fiscal deficit
Chart 8: Breakup of foreign tourist arrivals by quarters
Chart 9: Quarterly GDP growth rate-India
Chart 10: Average Monthly USD to INR Exchange Rate
Chart 11: Inflation during calendar year 2012-India
Chart 12: GDP by sectors at factor prices
Chart 13: Percentage change over previous year- GDP by Sector
Chart 14: Foreign tourist arrivals
Chart 15: Y/Y change in foreign tourist arrivals
Chart 16: Foreign tourist distribution by region of origin
Chart 17: Foreign tourist distribution by country of origin
Chart 18: Distribution of foreign tourist visits by state
Chart 19: Foreign exchange earnings from tourism- Annual
Chart 20: Y/Y change in foreign exchange earnings from tourism
Chart 21: Domestic tourist visits across India
Chart 22: Distribution of domestic tourist visits by state
Chart 23: Spending on Domestic Travel and Tourism
Chart 24: Number of Indian nationals’ departures from India
Chart 25: International departures of Indian citizens at various airports
Chart 26: Most visited foreign destinations by Indian nationals
Chart 27: Spending on outbound travel and tourism by Indian nationals
Chart 28: Average occupancy rate of Indian hotels- annual
Chart 29: Profile of hotel guests by origin
Chart 30: Profile of hotel guests by purpose of visit
Chart 31: Forecast for the number of foreign tourist arrivals in India
Chart 32: Forecast for the number of domestic tourist visits across India
Chart 33: IHCL inventory-Total number of rooms
Chart 34: Consolidated sales turnover of IHCL
Chart 35: Profit margins of IHCL
Chart 36: Breakup of annual revenues of EIH from different segments
Chart 37: Consolidated sales turnover of EIH
Chart 38: Profit margins of EIH
Chart 39: Sales turnover of TCIL
Chart 40: Breakup of annual revenues of TCIL based on segments
Chart 41: Profit margins of TCIL

Number of pages: 34
Release Date: Tue, 30 Apr 2013