" Prime Minister Narendra Modi said here is a "huge" scope to improve India's tourism sector. Addressing the nation from the ramparts of the Red Fort on the 73rd Independence Day "
"We changed the system of issuing tourist visas in the country, to make the duration of the tourist visa for five-years, multiple uses, for all nationalities. We receive more than 21 million tourists annually and our aim is to establish the country as a major global tourist destination."
"The Publication of a strategic plan for the tourism industry is a watershed moment in our history. Mauritius has been promoting tourism since the 1970s, and the industry has reached a level of development which is remarkable ."
“You (tourism players) are in a really good sector. Look at the predicted drivers of growth – emerging economies, growing affluence, greater adoption of technology – that are in your favor."
"Over the decades, tourism has experienced continued growth and deepening diversification to become one of the fastest-growing economic sectors in the world."
"Tourism is the most important facilitator to economic diversification for countries"
"We will work together to ensure that tourism opens up new horizons, I hope Global Tourism forums will benefit international Tourism"
"The global Travel & Tourism sector grew at 3.9% to contribute a record $8.8 trillion and 319 million jobs to the world economy in 2018. For the eighth consecutive year, this was above the growth rate of world GDP."