India’s ranks 7th in world’s largest tourism economy in terms of GDP

India’s travel and tourism sector ranks 7th in the world in terms of its total contribution to the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP), according to a new report of the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), 2016.

According to data, the travel and tourism sector generated Rs 14.1 trillion (USD208.9 billion) in 2016, which is world’s 7th largest in terms of absolute size the sum is equivalent to 9.6% of India’s GDP. The USA topped the list followed by China and Germany at the second and third position, respectively.

Takeaways from above News-
  • India stand’s at the world’s 7th largest tourism economy in terms of GDP
  • WTTC full form is World Travel and Tourism Council 
  • WTTC 2016 list is topped by the USA.

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Source- The Economic Times

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