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Analyses of Tourism Industry on Utter Pradesh Profile After Globalization (A Case Study of Agra City) |

Raj Kamal Saxena, in Journal of Advances and Scholarly Researches in Allied Education | Multidisciplinary Academic Research


Tourism is a field ofhuman activity known to mankind from time immemorial. It cuts across barriersof caste, colour, creed and builds universal brotherhood. The world's oldestindustry is also one of the largest and fastest growing industries today. Ingeneral terms travel is referred to any movement of one or more people from onepoint to another. There is not much difference between tourism and travel; ingeneral both terms are used as synonyms (Nanthakumar et al, 2008). Many peoplebelieve that tourism is a service industry that takes care of visitors whenthey are away from home. Some restrict the definition of tourism by number ofmiles away from home, overnight stays in paid accommodations, or travel for thepurpose of pleasure or leisure.