Inbound Travel

Rise in foreign tourist arrivals in March


Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) in March has shown an increase as compared to the corresponding period last year.

“Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) in March, 2014 was 6.69 lakh which was 6.40 lakh in March, 2013, marking a growth of 4.5 per cent,” an official release said.

The Tourism Ministry also said Foreign Exchange Earnings (FEEs) from tourism in rupee terms in March this year was Rs 10,257 crore in comparison to Rs 9,553 crore in March last year.

According to the Ministry, FTAs during the period January-March 2014 were 21.27 lakh, showing a growth of 4.9 per cent, as compared to the FTAs of 20.27 lakh with a growth of 3.0 per cent during January-March 2013 over the corresponding period of 2012.

Full report here Business Standard 


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