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.
GILGIT: Honorable President of Pakistan, Mr. Mamnoon Hussain Arrived at Gilgit Serena Hotel accompanied by Governor Gilgit-Baltistan Mir Ghazanfar Ali Khan last week. He is seen here in the picture being warmly greeted by Acting […]
KARACHI: 70th Anniversary of Independence Day of Pakistan was celebrated at Ramada Hotels Karachi on 14 August 2017 with great enthusiasm. A three-day Jashn-e-Azadi food festival held to mark the Independence Day. The Pakistani food […]
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 […]