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Geographical Information System Redefined for Tourism

K, Srinivasan and Anand, V Nath (2004): Geographical Information System Redefined for Tourism. Published in: South Asian Journal of Socio-Political Studies, , Vol. Vol 4, No. Vol 4 No.2, Jan-June 2004. (June 2004)


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In Kerala, the revenue generated by tourism i assessed as 6.29% of GDP and the employment in tourism is estimated as 7 lakhs. Total investments worth over Rs.500 Cr. has come into Kerala on account of the State's prioritizing the creation of basic infrastructure to support tourism and adopting a policy that i eco-friendly and environmentally sustainable says Kerala's Tourism's ministrer in 2003. The importance of information technology in increasing in all the sectors. Tourism one of the larger income generating sectors should also take advantage of technology. GIS in Tourism has number of opportunities for future.

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