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Rs 12303 crore of foreign exchange earned through Tourism in October 2016

The Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) during the Month of October 2016 were 7.54 lakh as compared to FTAs of 6.83 lakh during the month of October 2015 and 6.68 lakh in October 2014. There has been a growth of 10.4% in October 2016 over October 2015.

FTAs during the period January- October 2016 were 69.62 lakh with a growth of 10.5% as compared to the FTAs of 62.98 lakh with a growth of 4.5% in January- October 2015 over January- October 2014.

The Percentage share of Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) in India during October 2016 among the top 15 source countries was highest from Bangladesh (16.67%) followed by USA (12.83%), UK (11.03%), Canada (3.73%), Australia (3.50%), Sri Lanka (3.45%), Germany (3.38%), Russian Fed (3.20%), France (2.91%), China (2.70%), Malaysia (2.65%), Nepal (2.16%), Japan (2.12%), Singapore (1.54%) and Thailand (1.44%).

The Percentage share of Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) in India during October 2016 among the top 15 ports was highest at Delhi Airport (34.06%) followed by Mumbai Airport (15.69%), Haridaspur Land check post (9.22%), Chennai Airport (7.19%), Bengaluru Airport (5.50%), Kolkata Airport (4.10%), Hyderabad Airport (3.01%), Goa (2.90%), Cochin Airport (2.72%), Ahmadabad Airport (2.14%), Gede Rail (1.86%), Amritsar Airport (1.71%), Trivandrum Airport (1.28%), Ghojadanga land check post (1.16%) and Gaya Airport (1.03%).

The Foreign Exchange Earnings (FEEs) from Tourism during the month of October 2016 were Rs 12303 crore as compared to Rs 10549 crore in October 2015 and Rs 10041 crore in October 2014.

The growth rate in FEEs in rupee terms during October 2016 over October 2015 was 16.6% as compared to the growth of 5.1% in October 2015 over October 2014.

FEEs from tourism in rupee terms during January- October 2016 were Rs 124371 crore with a growth of 14.7% as compared to the FEE of Rs 108392 crore with a growth of 9.6% during January- October 2015 over January- October 2014.

FEEs in US$ terms during the month of October 2016 were US$ 1.843 billion as compared to FEEs of US$ 1.621 billion during the month of October 2015 and US$ 1.636 billion in October 2014.

The growth rate in FEEs in US$ terms in October 2016 over October 2015 was 13.7% compared to the negative growth of 0.9% in October 2015 over October 2014.

FEE from tourism in US$ terms during January- October 2016 were US$ 18.530 billion with a growth of 8.8% as compared to the US$ 17.033 billion with a growth 4.4% during January-October 2015 over January-October 2014.

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Foreign tourist arrivals surge 10.4% in October 2016

Rs 12303 crore of foreign exchange earned through Tourism in October 2016

Rs 12303 crore of foreign exchange earned through Tourism in October 2016

The Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) during the Month of October 2016 were 7.54 lakh as compared to FTAs of 6.83 lakh during the month of October 2015 and 6.68 lakh in October 2014. There has been a growth of 10.4% in October 2016 over October 2015.

FTAs during the period January- October 2016 were 69.62 lakh with a growth of 10.5% as compared to the FTAs of 62.98 lakh with a growth of 4.5% in January- October 2015 over January- October 2014.

The Percentage share of Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) in India during October 2016 among the top 15 source countries was highest from Bangladesh (16.67%) followed by USA (12.83%), UK (11.03%), Canada (3.73%), Australia (3.50%), Sri Lanka (3.45%), Germany (3.38%), Russian Fed (3.20%), France (2.91%), China (2.70%), Malaysia (2.65%), Nepal (2.16%), Japan (2.12%), Singapore (1.54%) and Thailand (1.44%).

The Percentage share of Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) in India during October 2016 among the top 15 ports was highest at Delhi Airport (34.06%) followed by Mumbai Airport (15.69%), Haridaspur Land check post (9.22%), Chennai Airport (7.19%), Bengaluru Airport (5.50%), Kolkata Airport (4.10%), Hyderabad Airport (3.01%), Goa (2.90%), Cochin Airport (2.72%), Ahmadabad Airport (2.14%), Gede Rail (1.86%), Amritsar Airport (1.71%), Trivandrum Airport (1.28%), Ghojadanga land check post (1.16%) and Gaya Airport (1.03%).

The Foreign Exchange Earnings (FEEs) from Tourism during the month of October 2016 were Rs 12303 crore as compared to Rs 10549 crore in October 2015 and Rs 10041 crore in October 2014.

The growth rate in FEEs in rupee terms during October 2016 over October 2015 was 16.6% as compared to the growth of 5.1% in October 2015 over October 2014.

FEEs from tourism in rupee terms during January- October 2016 were Rs 124371 crore with a growth of 14.7% as compared to the FEE of Rs 108392 crore with a growth of 9.6% during January- October 2015 over January- October 2014.

FEEs in US$ terms during the month of October 2016 were US$ 1.843 billion as compared to FEEs of US$ 1.621 billion during the month of October 2015 and US$ 1.636 billion in October 2014.

The growth rate in FEEs in US$ terms in October 2016 over October 2015 was 13.7% compared to the negative growth of 0.9% in October 2015 over October 2014.

FEE from tourism in US$ terms during January- October 2016 were US$ 18.530 billion with a growth of 8.8% as compared to the US$ 17.033 billion with a growth 4.4% during January-October 2015 over January-October 2014.

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