Impact of Covid-19 on the Tourism Industry of Himachal Pradesh

  • Chhaya Devi PhD Scholar, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, National Institute of Technology Hamirpur, India,
Keywords: Covid-19 pandemic; Economic growth; Tourism Industry; Lockdown; Himachal Pradesh.


The eruption of COVID-19 pandemic virus caused a challenge to the whole world, prevent or cure from its further spreading or survive with it, or revive of economy. To prevent from the spreading of virus government of India resisted lockdown which stops travel and tourism completely. Restrictions on global and interstate travel affected business sector exception allowed to daily need commodity its huge shock to nation’s economy. This research paper is investigating the results of covid-19 pandemic on economic growth in tourism sector. This paper is classified into following dimensions: domain of tourism facilities, tourist’s arrival and methodology. The aspects of this paper are focusing on tourism industry, including revenue impact, employment loss, issues facing by workers, market demand, recovery of the tourism industry, behavior of tourist for safety and health, preference of customers. Its analysis based on secondary data which discuss the pandemic activities and measuring the impression of the pandemic on the tourism industry in Himachal Pradesh.