Importance of Tourism Industry
1. Sources of foreign exchange earnings
Tourism industry is the main influential type of industry in the world. Nepal has also taken tourism industry as its major sector of income in the fiscal year 2009/11.
2. Employment Opportunities
Tourism industry is also one of the influential sectors. It generates employment opportunities. It provides employment to unskilled, semi-skilled and skilled manpower. Guide, load man etc are the personal or labour required in Tourism industry.
3. Sources of public as well as private income
Tourism industry is the source of income for both public also well as private sector government charges tax, sales tax, service tax etc. which is known as government revenue is the income of public. And handicraft, arts etc are the things that attract tourist and most of them buy them and the seller makers some profit which is called private income.
4. Cultural Exchange
Tourism industry facilities cultural exchange tourist carry over various cultural concepts of other countries where they visit. Local people can learn their language, art, skill, culture etc and vice versa.
5. Publicity of nation
Nepal is a small country, difficult to be located in the world map. Tourism helps to publicize the country in different parts in the world. It helps to publicize. Nepalese art, skills tradition, cultural beauty and hospitality to the world.