Foreign tourist arrivals

November 25, 2015 21:07 IST 1 of 1
The e-Tourist Visa scheme applicable to 113 countries notched a phenomenal growth of 1987.9 per cent in terms of tourist arrivals in October 2015 when 56,477 tourists landed in India compared to just 2,705 in the same month last year. Similarly, between January-October 2015 a total of 258,182 tourists arrived on e-Tourist Visa compared to 21,995 in the same period in 2014, registering a growth of 1073.8 per cent, virtually spelling a goldmine for the tourism industry. Credit: KBK