Foreign Tourist Arrivals grows by 19.5% in May 2017

 

·         Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) grows by 19.5% in May 2017 as compared to May 2016

During May 2017, 6.30 lakh foreign tourists arrived as compared to 5.27 lakh during May 2016 and 5.09 lakh in May 2015. FTAs during the period January- May 2017 were 42.15 lakh with a growth of 16.4%, as compared to the FTAs of 36.22 lakh with a growth of 8.7% in January- May 2016 over January- May 2015.

 

 Top 15 source countries for Foreign tourist arrivals in India during  May 2017 (in %)

Top 15 ports in India for Foreign Tourist Arrivals during  May 2017  (in %)

Source: PHD Research Bureau; Compiled from Ministry of Tourism

·         Foreign Tourist Arrival (on E-visa) grows by about 55% in May 2017

During the month of May, 2017 total of 0.68 lakh tourist arrived on e-Tourist Visa as compared to 0.44 lakh during the month of May 2016 registering a growth of 55.3%. During January- May 2017, a total of 6.50 lakh tourist arrived on e-Tourist Visa as compared to 4.35 lakh during January-May 2016, registering a growth of 49.4%.

 

Top 15 source countries availing e-Tourist Visa during  May 2017 (in %)

Top 15 ports in tourist arrivals on e-Tourist Visa during  May 2017  (in %)

Source: PHD Research Bureau; Compiled from Ministry of Tourism, Government of India

 

Please contact for any query related to this mail to Mr. Rohit Singh, Research Associate at rohit.singh@phdcci with a cc to Dr. S P Sharma, Chief Economist,  at spsharma@phdcci.in and Ms. Surbhi Sharma, Senior Research Officer at surbhi@phdcci.in , PHD Chamber of Commerce & Industry

 

Warm regards,

 

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