Recent data released by the Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India (Mot) showed that in the month of January 2017, India recorded a growth of 16.5% in Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) as compared to the same period in 2016.
Respectively, 1.52 lakh people took advantage of the e-tourist visa service during the month of January 2017 as compared to 0.88 lakh people during the same period last year. Hence, registered a good growth of 72%. Obviously, the share of tourists profiting e-Visa service in January 2017 has achieved a hike of 15.5% as against 10.4% in the same period of last year. This distinctly diagrams the consistent achievement of e-Visa service.
Data Related to Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) to India in the month of January 2017:
Data Related to the percentage share of Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) in India among Top 15 Source Countries/destinations and the Check in point/ Airport during the Month of January 2017:
Top Source Countries
Top Check-in Points/Airports
Haridaspur Land Checkpost
Gede Rail Land checkpost
Rep. Of Korea
Ghojadanga land checkpost
Data related to the percentage shares of top 15 source countries/destinations availing e-Visa services and the Passenger’s Check in point/ Airport during January 2017 were as below: