Saturday, March 12, 2016

eVisa effect : Jump in foreign tourist arrival in India

1.17L tourists came on e-visa in Feb 2016 - a jump of 369% over same period last year: 
As many as 1.17 lakh people arrived in India on online visa in February as compared to 24,985 during the same month last year, registering a growth of 369.1%. UK continues to occupy the top slot, followed by the US and France among the countries availing e-tourist visa facility, tourism ministry said in a statement on Friday .

With effect from February 26 this year, the e-tourist visa facility was extended for citizens of 37 more nations, taking the total to 150 countries. UK topped the list of countries availing e-tourist visa facilities in February this year with 27.86%, followed by US (13.85%), France (8.08%), Russia (6.21%), Germany (4.92%) and China (4.91%). The share of Canada was 4.21%, while that of Australia was 3.64%, Korea 2.15% and Ukraine 2%, it said.

(Source : TOI)
eVisa effect : Jump in foreign tourist arrival in India

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