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8% rise in foreign tourist arrivals in Kerala in 2013


Over 8.58 lakh foreign tourists visited Kerala in 2013, marking a growth of 8.12 per cent from last year, a top Kerala Tourism official said in Jaipur today.

Foreign tourist arrivals went up from over 7.94 lakh in 2012 to over 8.58 lakh in 2013 registering an increase of 8.12 per cent, Additional Director (General), Kerala Tourism, Anupama T V told reporters during a press conference in Jaipur.

“Foreign exchange earnings received by the tourism industry in the state went from Rs. 4,571.69 crore in 2012 to Rs.5560.77 crore in 2013,” she said.


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