Outbound Travel

Czech Rep sees 20% growth in tourist footfall from India

MUMBAI

Czech Republic, a nation located in central Europe, recently witnessed a 20 per cent increase in tourist footfall from India. In 2014, the destination received around 9000 visa application which is a 20 per cent growth as compared to 2013. In a new development, VFS Global has also launched two VFS Visa Application centres for Czech Republic in Mumbai and Delhi.

Speaking to Financial Express Online, Milan Hovorka, ambassador designate, Czech Republic in India said, “India is a vast market, it has a lot of potential. As of now, we are focusing on Mumbai and Delhi market, but apart from these we would love to strengthen our ties with other parts of the country. In recent years, many Indians are willing to travel to Czech Republic, we have seen a lot of people applying for visas. In 2014, we received around 9000 applications, which is a growth of 20 per cent as compared to 2013. We already have witnessed an excellent growth in the first half of 2015. We have received 7500 applications till now.”

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