International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 3, Issue 8, Part A (2017)
Prospects and problems of tourism in Assam
Tourism is now-a-days considered as an important industry which has vast scope for the generation of income and employment. It is one of the world’s fastest growing industries, a major source of foreign exchange earner of a nation and a measure for resolving inter-state and inter-community conflict. The state of Assam is best known for her unique natural beauty with flora and fauna, historical monuments, pilgrim centre, tea gardens and its colourful cultural festivals. The wildlife sanctuaries at various places of Assam can also attract the tourists all over the world. This paper makes an attempt to explore the potentiality from Assam which will maintain a bright prospect of economic development in terms of tourism industry in near future.