Author: S P Gupta
Krishna Lal/Mahua Bhattacharyya
Publisher: D K Printworld
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8124602166
This book presents an account of India's people, history, national flag and national anthem, dance, drama, music, painting, textile, pottery, food and drink, customs and lifestyle that comprise the multifaceted components of India's culture.
It describes all the major places of pilgrimage and festivals and scenic beauty in India, and lists state-wise historical cities, sites and monuments steeped in history and its museums laden with treasures from the past.
The work offers, for students of tourism, data on various aspects to cover their syllabus, national and international tourist flow, tourism-related organizations and conventions, eco-tourism, and natural heritage.
For professionals there is information on organization of package tours, tour circuits, tour planning, training of guides and marketing of tourism. Appendices discuss institutions where tourism is taught, tourist information centers in India and abroad, and related periodicals.