The Gujarat government has earmarked
350 crore this fiscal for
infrastructure and development of tourism in the state, to make Gujarat a
leading global tourist destination.
The state government has roped in Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan to
promote tourism. It has developed Saputara as a modern hill station at an
150 crore to attract both domestic and foreign travellers.
The inflow of foreign tourist in the state has gone up significantly in the
first six months of the year compared to the same period in 2009. Tourist
arrival has increased by at least 40 per cent during the six months.