India accounted foreign tourist arrival upto 18.1%

Published on : Tuesday, November 14, 2017

South India’s Kerala targets Europeans for tourism and travel tradeIndia sees sporadic attacks on the foreign tourists who visited India, but according to the official records from Tourism Ministry, India has the 18.1% surge of the foreign tourists in the year 2017.

 

 

 

According to the Tourism Ministry record, it is said that there is about 8.76 lakh foreign tourists arrived in India in October this year, compared to 7.42 lakh in October 2016 and 6.83 lakh in October 2015. It said tourist arrivals between January and October 2017 saw a 15.8% growth over the same period in 2016.

 

 

 

 

Bangladesh contributed the largest number of foreign tourists in October, while the US was a distant second. They were followed by the UK, Sri Lanka, Canada and Germany.

 

 

 

There are the measures to promote tourism through ‘Incredible India’, eased visa norms and the extension of e-visa services had resulted in the increased tourist inflow, the government said. In October, 1.76 lakh foreign tourists arrived on e-tourist visa, compared to 1.05 lakh during October 2016, a year-on-year growth of 67%.

 

 

 

Between January and October 2017, 12.43 lakh foreign tourists arrived on e-visa compared to 7.81 lakh in the same period last year, registering a growth of 59%.

 

 

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