86.4% growth in foreign tourists arrival on e-tourist visa
e-Governance News

86.4% growth in foreign tourists arrival on E-tourist visa

Views: 2.0K

e-visaE-tourist visa has fuelled the tourism growth in India with 1,05,268 foreign tourists arriving in the month of October as compared to 56,477 in September.

Overall, Indian tourism industry saw a growth of 86.4 % growth in the last month. Tourists from United Kingdom (UK) occupy the top slot (22.9%) in terms of number of people using e tourist visa to visit India followed by USA (12.1%) and France (6.6%) amongst other countries.

The government of India is providing e tourist visa for citizens of 150 countries arriving at 16 International Airports in India.

This high growth is attributed to introduction of e-Tourist Visa for 150 countries as against the earlier coverage of 113 countries.

The percentage shares of top 10 source countries availing e-Tourist Visa facilities during October 2016 were as follows: UK (22.9%), USA (12.1%), France (6.6%), China (5.8%), Russian Fed (5.6%), Germany (5.5%), Australia (4.5%), Canada (3.6%), Spain (2.3%) and Netherlands (2.1%).

Get a chance to meet who's who of Transport ecosystem in India including key policymakers from Central and State Governments. Join us at National Summit on ‘Strategy for Ports, Highways Infrastructure and Logistics Efficiency , New Delhi on Aug 13, 2018 to explore business opportunities. Like and connect with us on Facebook, Linkedin and Twitter.

Recommended from all portals

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Latest News

To Top