TODAY -

Homestay Idea To Grab Millions Of Tourists In Manipur

Oinam Kennedy Singh *

Thanga-Karang in Loktak Lake :: 17  April 2014
Thanga-Karang in Loktak Lake :: 17 April 2014 - Pix by Deepak Oinam



Manipur is a developing north-eastern state and the government has created a strong vision in expectations of becoming a developed state through creating jobs, decreasing poverty and increasing the standards of living.

Tourism Industry in Manipur is growing and has become the most important sector, which creates hundreds of jobs in the region.

Thanks to the Inida's first Prime Minster, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru for giving such a meaningful name "Manipur - The Jewel of India".

The journey is not far to make the state as one of the most recommended holiday destinations. The state government has placed tourism as a priority sector. It is worth to describe that MANIPUR is a real paradise for travellers. There are millions of things to do and see in the region.

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In present situation travellers love to interact with the local people of their holiday destination. In order to fulfil their dreams, it is very important to develop COMMUNITY BASED TOURISM SERVICE IN MANIPUR.

One of the best services for community based tourism is HOMESTAY.

WHY HOMESTAY?

The idea of HOMESTAY is perfect for people who loves exploring nature and experiencing the lifestyle of a particular destination. This community based concept offers a perfect chance to enjoy, explore and discover the rich culture and heritage of the region.

In honesty, the visitors get:
o Accommodation
o Local Food
o Chance to enjoy and experience the local lifestyle (culture, tradition and heritage)

The concept offers a marvellous chance to explore thoroughly about the local communities. The concept of Homestay is a part of sustainable and Eco tourism.

Places which are perfect to develop homestay services are:

o THANGA - Thanga is a picturesque rural destination located in the Bishnupur district of Manipur. This beautiful place is encircled by water bodies in all directions. The best thing one can enjoy here is fishing. Fishing is the livelihood of the local people.

o ANDRO - The village is under the Imphal-east district of Manipur. Its rich culture and heritage is the most demanded things that one can enjoy to the fullest. What a tourist can do in the village is discovering how traditional alcohol is produced. The destination is surrounded by the sky-touching mountain ranges.

o SHIRUI - The countryside village in the district of Ukhrul, Manipur is a marvellous destination to connect with the incredible beauty of Mother Nature. Hundreds of people already explored the beauty of Shirui Hill and millions are waiting to visit there.

If homestay services are available in such adorable places of Manipur then it is sure that in the times to come our lovely state will be listed among the World's Top Tourist Places.

Let's work together to the give best of the best facilities to our guests.


* Oinam Kennedy Singh wrote this article for e-pao.net
The writer has Master in Tourism Management, and can be contacted at kenne784(AT)gmail(DOT)com
This article was posted on May 06, 2016.


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