4.4% growth in Foreign Tourist Arrivals in November, 2017 over 2016


Under ‘Make in India’ campaign foreign Tourist Arrivals has registered 56.2% growth.Ministry of Tourism compiles monthly estimates of Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) and FTAs on e-Tourist Visa on the basis of Nationality-wise, Port-wise data received from Bureau of Immigration (BOI). Number of FTAs in November, 2017 was 10.05 lakh as compared to FTAs of 8.78 lakh in November, 2016 and 8.16 lakh in November, 2015.

The growth rate in FTAs in November, 2017 over November, 2016 was 14.4%, compared to 7.6% in November, 2016 over November, 2015.

During the month of November, 2017, a total of 2.14 lakh foreign tourists arrived on e-Tourist Visa as compared to 1.37 lakh during the month of November, 2016 registering a growth of 56.2%.

During January- November 2017, a total of 14.57 lakh foreign tourists arrived on e-Tourist Visa as compared to 9.17 lakh during January- November 2016, registering a growth of 58.8%.