India registers 15% growth in foreign tourist arrivals so far

Published on : Thursday, August 17, 2017

indiaThis year, India has registered a growth of over 15 percent in foreign tourist arrival so far, with more people opting for the e-visa facility. The highest number of tourists arrived from Bangladesh (20.12 per cent), followed by the US (16.26 per cent), the UK (10.88 per cent) and France (3.01 per cent).

 
According to the Tourism Ministry, foreign tourist arrivals from January to July were 56.74 lakh, recording a growth of 15.7 percent as compared to 49.03 lakh in the same period last year. Foreign tourists, who arrived on e-visa, substantially increased in July.

 
From January to July, a total of 8.36 lakh tourists arrived on e-visa as compared to 5.40 lakh during the same period last year, recording a growth of 54.7 per cent.

 
The UK had the highest share among the tourists availing e- visa facility at 12.9 per cent, followed by the US (12 per cent), the UAE (7.2 per cent), France (6.4 per cent), Oman (6.1 per cent) and China (5.4 per cent).

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