Of Foreign Tourist arrivals....

A total of 8.91 lakh foreign tourists visited India in November this year, a growth of 9.3% over the same month last year, indicating that demonetisation move did not impact the tourists footfall adversely.
Foreign tourist arrivals (FTAs) during November 2015 was 8.16 lakh, while it was 7.65 lakh in November 2014. Foreign Exchange Earnings (FEEs) from tourism during the month of November were Rs.14,474 crore as compared to Rs.12,649 crore in the same month last year, recording a growth of 14.4%. The US accounted for highest share of tourist arrivals followed by the UK and Bangladesh in November 2016. FTAs during January-November, 2016 were 78.53 lakh, recording a growth of 10.4% as compared to 71.14 lakh during the corresponding period last year.
FEEs from tourism in January-November were Rs.1,38,845 crore, witnessing an increase of 14.7% as compared to the Rs.1,21,041 crore during the corresponding period last year.

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