HOTELS• Hotels are an important component of the tourism product.• They contribute in the overall tourism experience through the standards of facilities and services offered by them.• The Ministry of Tourism has formulated a scheme for classification of hotels.• Star Category Hotels: 5 Star Deluxe, 5 Star, 4 Star, 3 Star, 2 Star & 1 Star.• Heritage Category Hotels: Heritage Grand, Heritage Classic & Heritage Basic.
Categories Of Hotels1 Star Hotel 5 Star Apartment Hotel2 Star Hotel 5 Star Delux Apartment Hotel3 Star Hotel 3 Star TSR4 Star Hotel 4 Star TSR5 Star Hotel 5 Star TSR5 Star Delux Hotel Silver B&B EstablishmentHeritage Gold B&B EstablishmentHeritage Classic Convention CentreHeritage Grand Air Catering Unit3 Star Apartment Hotel Restaurant4 Star Apartment Hotel Guest House
HOTEL TABLEHotel_Name Hotel_id Address Phone Web_addrs Category
PRODUCTS• Golf Tourism• Polo Tourism• Rural Tourism• Cruise Tourism• Adventure Tourism• Medical Tourism
TRAVEL TRADE A classification committee set up by the Ministry classifies the functioning hotels under the star system into six categories from star one to five star deluxe. Similarly, the Ministry has a scheme of approving Travel Agents, Tour Operators, Adventure Tour Operators and Tourist Transport Operators, the idea being to encourage quality, standard and service in these categories so as to promote Tourism in India.
TRAVEL AGENTS A Travel Agent is one who makes arrangements of tickets for travel by air, rail, ship, passport, visa, etc. It may also arrange accommodation, tours, entertainment and other tourism related services.Inbound Tour Operators An Inbound tour operator is one who makes arrangements for transport, accommodation, sight seeing, entertainment and other tourism related services for foreign tourists
Tourist Transport Operators A Tourist Transport Operator Organization is one, who provides tourist transport like cars, coaches, boats etc. to tourists for transfers, sightseeing and journeys to tourist places etc.Domestic Tour Operators A domestic tour operator is one who makes arrangements for transport, accommodation, sight seeing, entertainment and other tourism related services for domestic tourists.
Adventure Tour Operators An Adventure Tour Operator is one who is engaged in activities related to Adventure Tourism in India namely, water sports, aero sports, mountaineering, trekking and safaris of various kinds, etc. In addition to that he may also make arrangements for transport, accommodation, etc.
OPERATOR TABLEOperator_ID Address Phone_no Email Contact Person
SEVEN PILLARS OF TOURISMThe National tourism policy of 2002 is outlined the seven pillars oftourism, Welcome Information Facilitation Safety Cooperation Infrastructure Development Cleanliness
ELIGIBILITY TO BE A TOURIST GUIDE A Graduate of a recognized University or Holder of three year Degree in Tourism / Hospitality Diploma in Archaeology from an Institute recognized by UGC, Association of Indian Universities (AIU), AICTE or any other State / Central Government body. Fluency in English language is essential. Candidate should have studied English as a subject at 10 plus 2 levels. Age Limit - at least 20 years.