1. Foreign tourist arrivals increase by four per cent in Jan 2015

Foreign tourist arrivals increase by four per cent in Jan 2015

Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) has seen an increase during January 2015 with 7.90 lakh visitors as compared to 7.59 lakh visitors in January 2014

By: | Published: February 11, 2015 5:35 PM

Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) has seen an increase during January 2015 with 7.90 lakh visitors as compared to 7.59 lakh visitors in January 2014. There has been a growth of four per cent in January 2015 over January 2014. Ministry of tourism has compiled a monthly estimates of FTAs on the basis of nationality-wise, port-wise data received from Bureau of Immigration (BOI) and Foreign Exchange Earnings (FEEs) from tourism on the basis of data available from Reserve Bank of India.

– Among the top 15 source countries was highest from USA (16.35 per cent) followed by UK (11.82 per cent), Bangladesh (9.29 per cent), Canada (4.70 per cent), Australia (3.63 per cent), Russian Federation (3.50 per cent), France (3.16 per cent), Germany (3.12 per cent), Sri Lanka (2.93 per cent), Malaysia (2.91 per cent), Japan (2.63 per cent), China (2.30 per cent), Republic of Korea (1.89 per cent), Afghanistan (1.76 per cent) and Oman (1.54 per cent).

– Among the top 15 ports was highest at Delhi Airport (28.72 per cent) followed by Mumbai Airport (21.87 per cent ), Chennai Airport (8.39 per cent), Bangalore Airport (5.83 per cent), Goa Airport (5.09 per cent), Haridaspur Land check post (4.99 per cent), Kolkata Airport (3.6 per cent), Cochin Airport (3.56 per cent), Ahmedabad Airport (3.33 per cent), Hyderabad Airport (3.05 per cent), Trivandrum Airport (1.79 per cent), Tiruchirapalli Airport (1.34 per cent), Gede Rail (1.14 per cent), Attari Wagah Land check post (0.92 per cent) and Sonauli Land Check post (0.86 per cent)

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