India Outbound Tourism Market will exceed US$ 42 Billion by the end of year 2024

India Outbound Tourism Market will exceed US$ 42 Billion by the end of year 2024

India is second largest most populous country in the world with the tag of fastest growing major economy globally.
India Outbound Tourism Market, Tourists Purpose of Visit (Holiday, VFR (Visit Friends & Relatives), Business, Others) Tourists Spending, Countries (Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, United States, United Kingdom, Thailand, Australia, Canada, South Africa, China, South Korea) & Forecast

Indians are visiting other countries more than ever, and this trend is expected to continue in the future as well. India is a country of over 1.3 billion people. The economy of India is also growing at a rapid pace and Indians are earning more than ever resulting in a much higher disposable income. Policies of government are also supporting the Indian outbound tourism market like improving air connectivity and good relationships with other countries. India Outbound Tourism Market will exceed US$ 42 Billion by the end of year 2024.

Indians like visiting foreign countries for holiday, VFR (visit friends & relatives), business and study purposes. Indian prefers to visit countries like Thailand, Singapore, United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, China and South Korea. First-time Indian tourist prefers to visit Asian countries such as Thailand, Singapore as they are less expensive, then western countries and proximity to India is also a significant factor. For long-haul travel Indian tourist likes to visit, European countries as well as the United States and Canada. From India business tourist outnumbers holiday tourist when visiting Japan.

India poses all such things necessary to become an intimidating outbound tourism market. Owing to the world’s second most populous state and the fastest growing major economy, it is already showing sign of its influence, along with indicators that the real boom is yet to come. Economic growth of India signifies that people are earning more disposable income to spend on travel. In response, air travel within and out of the country has stretched significantly and with passports in hand, the millennial is expected to explore new destinations, to have exceptional travel experiences. 



In the latest Renub Research report, India Outbound Tourism Market, the report offers an in-depth primer of this upcoming market including how the India outbound tourism market has grown and what it holds for the future, along with the key factors that are driving the growth and challenges which are restraining the market growth.


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Witnessing the immense outbound tourism potential from India, more than 70 National Tourist Organizations (NTOs)have set up their local offices in India from across the world and are actively marketing their destinations. The top five outbound destinations are Saudi Arabia, Thailand, Kuwait, the United States, and Singapore, while Australia and European countries are also posing good examples in attracting Indian tourists. For instance, France has recently launched a campaign named ‘France Celebrates India’ to lure more of the Indian visitors to France with an array of the travel itinerary. Nonetheless, destinations like Dubai and South Africa also have hastened their efforts to boost Indian visitors to their respective nations.

The United States is one among the most preferred outbound destinations for Indians and is in the way to become topmost destinations for Indian travelers. In the last two years, on an average, nearly 1.2 million visitors visited the United States every year, which itself is a record. With this, India is claimed to become one of the major inbound tourism markets for the United States, as it is likely to cross 1.5 million visitors mark very soon. The number of Indian visitors visiting the United States is slated to increase at 10 percent Year on Year.

According to the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), India is one of the fastest growing outbound tourism markets across the globe, just after China. UNWTO estimates that with current pace, India will account for 50 million outbound tourists by 2020. Despite the rupee fluctuations, the India Outbound Tourism Market has grown at 12 percent over the last seven years. India is a developing country, with a large and increasingly affluent middle-class population, it is expected that these factors certainly contribute to the growth of this market. Further, interest in niche tourism sectors medical and adventure tourism also expected to significantly boost the India Outbound Tourism market over the projection period. Increasing digitalization further helps people to search for new destinations across the world and help them in their booking online.


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Market Summary: 

By Countries: This research report covers, tourist number and tourist share, tourist spending and spending share, and purpose of visit (Holiday, VFR, Business and Others) of following 11 countries: 

1.    Hong Kong
2.    Japan
3.    Singapore
4.    United States
5.    United Kingdom
6.    Thailand
7.    Australia
8.    Canada
9.    South Africa
10.    China
11.    South Korea


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Key Topics Covered :

1.    Research Findings

2.    India Outbound Tourists Numbers & Forecast

3.    Tourists Share – India Outbound Tourism (2012 – 2024)

3.1    By Country
3.2    By Tourism Types (Holiday, Business, VFR, Others)

4.    India Outbound Tourism Market & Forecast

5.    Market Share – India Outbound Tourism (2012 – 2024)

5.1    By Country
5.2    By Tourism Types – (Holiday, Business, VFR, Others)

6.    Countries Tourists Share – Tourism Types (2012 – 2024)

6.1    Holiday
6.2    VFR (Visiting Friends & Relatives)
6.3    Business
6.4    Others

7.    Countries Market (Spending) Share – Tourism Types

7.1    Holiday
7.2    VFR (Visiting Friends & Relatives)
7.3    Business
7.4    Others

8.    Tourism Types – India Outbound Tourists Numbers (2012 – 2024)

8.1    Holiday
8.2    VFR (Visit Friends & Relatives)
8.3    Business
8.4    Other

9.    Tourism Types – India Outbound Tourists Market (Spending) (2012 – 2024)

9.1    Holiday
9.2    VFR (Visit Friends & Relatives)
9.3    Business (Meetings Incentive Conferences Exhibitions)
9.4    Other

10.    Australia – India Outbound Tourists Visits, Market (Spending) (2010 – 2024)

10.1    Tourists Numbers
10.2    Tourism Types – By Numbers
10.3    Tourists Market (Spending)
10.4    Tourism Types – By Market

11.    Canada – India Outbound Tourists Visits, Market (Spending) (2011 – 2022)

11.1    Tourists Numbers
11.2    Tourism Types – Tourists Numbers
11.3    Tourism Market (Spending)
11.4    Tourism Types – By Market (Spending)

12.    Japan – India Outbound Tourists Visits, Market (Spending) (2010 – 2024)

12.1    Tourists Numbers
12.2    Tourism Types – Tourists
12.3    Tourism Market (Spending)
12.4    Tourism Types – Tourists Market (Spending)

13.    South Korea – India Outbound Tourists Visits, Market (Spending) (2010 – 2024)

13.1    Tourists Numbers
13.2    Tourism Types – Tourists Numbers
13.3    Tourists Market (Spending)
13.4    Tourism Types – Tourists Market (Spending)

14.    China – India Outbound Tourists Visits, Market (Spending) (2010 – 2024)

14.1    Tourists Numbers
14.2    Tourism Type – Tourists Numbers
14.3    Tourism Market
14.4    Tourism Type – Tourism Market (Spending)

15.    Singapore – India Outbound Tourists Visits, Market (Spending) (2010 – 2024)

15.1    Tourists Numbers
15.2    Tourism Types – Tourists Numbers
15.3    Tourists Market (Spending)
15.4    Tourism Types – Tourism Market (Spending)

16.    Thailand – India Outbound Tourists Visits, Market (Spending) (2012 – 2024)

16.1    Tourists Numbers
16.2    Tourism Types – Tourists Numbers
16.3    Tourists Market (Spending)
16.4    Tourism Types – Tourism Market (Spending)

17.    United States – India Outbound Tourists Visits, Market (Spending) (2011 – 2024)

17.1    Tourists Numbers
17.2    Tourism Types – Tourists Numbers
17.3    Tourists Market (Spending)
17.4    Tourism Types – Tourism Market (Spending)

18.    Hong Kong – India Outbound Tourists Visits, Market (Spending) (2011 – 2024)

18.1    Tourists Numbers & Forecast
18.2    Tourism Types – Tourists Numbers
18.3    Tourism Market (Spending)
18.4    Tourism Types – Tourism Market (Spending)

19.    United Kingdom – India Outbound Tourists Visits, Market (Spending) (2010 – 2024)

19.1    Tourists Numbers
19.2    Tourism Types – Tourists Numbers
19.3    Tourism Market (Spending)
19.4    Tourism Types – Tourism Market (Spending)

20.    South Africa – India Outbound Tourists Visits, Market (Spending) (2010 – 2024)

20.1    Tourists Numbers
20.2    Tourism Types – Tourists Numbers
20.3    Tourism Market (Spending)
20.4    Tourism Types – Tourism Market (Spending)

21.    Growth Drivers

21.1    Foreign Tourism Boards Encourage Indian Outbound Travelers with Incentives
21.2    Countries Tourism Board Opening Tourism Offices in India
21.3    Growing Middle Class Population with Higher Disposable Income in India
21.4    Outbound Tour Operators Association of India (OTOAI) & Proliferation of the Internet Promoting Quality Tourism

22.    Challenges

22.1    Indian Travel Agencies Facing Issues
22.2    Rupee Depreciation Hits Outbound Tourism Sector
22.3    Visas & Cuisine
22.4    Destination Brand Awareness


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