NEW DELHI: India has registered a growth of over 15 percent in foreign tourist arrivals from January to July this year, with many happily opting for easy e-visa facility. The highest number of tourists arrived from Bangladesh, 20.12 percent of the total, followed by the US, 16.26 percent, the UK, 10.88 percent and France, 3.01 percent, the tourism ministry of India said in a statement on Wednesday, 23 August. Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) from January to July, 2017, were 567.4 million, recording a growth of 15.7 per cent as compared to 49.03 lakh in the corresponding period last year, it said. A total of 7.88 lakh foreign tourists arrived in India in July, an increase of 7.4 percent as compared to the same month last year, it said.
MADRID: Celebrating in line with the 2017 International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, this year’s World Tourism Day, 27 September, will be focused on ‘Sustainable Tourism – a Tool for Development’. The Day will […]
DUBAI: Shisha, or hookah, a tobacco that one smokes through a water pipe and many tourists and locals enjoy smoking, will not cost double in restaurants across Dubai despite being a tobacco product covered by […]