Wednesday
24
May 2017

Tourism earnings and arrival up in India this year

Rate this item
(0 votes)
A view of Surajkund fair in India A view of Surajkund fair in India Ministry of Tourism , India

TravelBizNews ---

New Delhi : Foreign exchange earnings (FEEs) through tourism has increased to US$ 2.268 billion ( Indian RS 14,953 crore ) in March this year as compared to FEEs of US$ 1.958 billion during the month of March 2016 and US$ 1.783 billion in March 2015.

Foreign exchange earnings during the period January- March 2017 is estimated to be US$ 6.907 billion with a growth of 15.4% as compared to  US$ 5.986 billion in January- March 2016  according to a statement issued by Ministry of Tourism India.

Likewise, the foreign tourist arrivals (FTAs) in March, 2017 were 905 thousand ( 9.05 lakh ) as compared to FTAs of 8.17 lakh in March, 2016 and 7.29 lakh in March, 2015.

FTAs during the period January- March 2017 were 28.45 lakh with a growth of 13.4%, as compared to the FTAs of 25.08 lakh with a growth of 10.0% in January- March 2015 over January- March 2014.

The top 10 source countries regarding foreign tourist arrivals (FTAs) in India during March 2017 were Bangladesh , USA , UK , Russia, Malaysia , Canada , Germany, Sri Lanka , China and  France.

Similarly, a total of 146 thousand (1.46 lakh ) tourists arrived on e-Tourist Visa as compared in March this year .

 A total of 467 thousand (4.67 lakh) tourists arrived on e-Tourist Visa during January- March 2017, as compared to 3.21 lakh during January-March 2016, registering a growth of 45.6 per cent according to PIB India.

April 22, 2017

Last modified on Wednesday, 03 May 2017 04:01

Travel Trade Fairs 2017

CMT, Stuttgart, Germany, January 14 -22

Vakantiebeurs,Utrecht Netherland,Jan.10-15

ASEAN Tourism Forum Singapore,Jan.16-20

TTF Bengaluru 2017, India, January 13-15

FITUR, Madrid , Spain, January  18-22

Adventure Travel Show,London,Jan. 21 - 22

IMTM 2017, Tel- Aviv , February 7-8

AIME Melbourne, Australia February 12-22

SATTE, New Delhi, India February 15 – 17

BLTM, Mumbai , India ,February 21-23

OTM Mumbai 2017, India February 21-23

GITF, Guangzhou China February 23- 25

ILTM Japan ,Tokyo, Japan 27 Feb -1 Mar

ITB, Berlin, Germany March 8-12

MITT, Moscow, Russia Mar 14 – 16

NATAS 2017, Singapore March 2017

VITM, Hanoi, Vietnam April 12-15

ATM Dubai, 2017 April 24-27

KOTFA 2017, Seoul , ROK  June 1-4

ITE , Hong Kong , June 15-18

Paris Airshow Paris, France June 19-25

BITE, Beijing, China , June 23-25

ITE HCMC,Ho Chi Minh city ,Sept . 7-9

PATA Travel Mart, Macau September 13-15

JATA Tourism Expo, Tokyo,Sept. 21-24

IFTM , Paris , France Sept. 26 – 29

ITB Asia , Singapore October 25 - 27

WTM London , November 6-8

CITM , Kunming , China November 2017                

 Window of Nepal Tourism News

www.nepaltournews.com

Connecting you with the world of Travel & Tourism

TravelBizNews.com builds your business network

Global Tourism News

Stay updated with news and views

Window of World Tourism News

www.travelbiznews.com

Email us your latest news releases concerning travel and tourism  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

Submit news stories:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Sales enquiries:        This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Proud to be associated with