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India tries to protect tourism industry

The Indian Association of Tour Operators has demanded the formation of tourism police and helplines to counter the potential fallout from the high profile rape cases since the beginning of the year.

A number of high profile sexual assaults against women in India have cast a shadow on the country's thriving tourism industry.

Many countries have updated their travel advice, warning women to take extra caution when travelling in India.

Fearing the impact on the tourism sector of such measures, the Indian Association of Tour Operators has demanded the formation of tourism police and helplines for tourists in India.

BBC Hindi's Shalu Yadav reports from Delhi.

  • 28 Mar
  • From the section India