Foreign Tourist arrivals grew by 1.8 per cent in June 2015


  • The government launched the e-Tourist Visa scheme in November last year for nationals of 43 countries and in May, the government extended the scheme to 31 more countries.
  • India has jumped 13 ranks in the World Economic Forum Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Index, 2015.
  • The country received 5.13 lakh Foreign Tourist Arrival (FTA) during the month of June 2015, registering a growth of 1.8% during the same period last year.

Source: ET

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