Visitor arrivals to India up 1.3% in Jan-2020, arrivals on e-tourist visa up 31%

    India‘s Ministry of Tourism reported (21-Feb-2020) foreign tourist arrivals to India for Jan-2020. Details include:

    • Foreign tourist arrivals: 1.1 million, +1.3% year-on-year;
      • Share of top 15 source countries:
        • Bangladesh: 18.68%;
        • US: 15.34%;
        • UK: 9.68%;
        • Canada: 4.51%;
        • Australia: 4.01%;
        • Russia: 3.75%;
        • Malaysia: 2.89%;
        • China: 2.86%;
        • France: 2.54%;
        • Germany: 2.37%;
        • Sri Lanka: 2.24%;
        • Japan: 2.06%;
        • Thailand: 1.52%;
        • South Korea: 1.47%;
        • Nepal: 1.41%;
    • Arrivals on e-tourist Visa: 381,267, +31.0%;
      • Share of top 15 source countries:
        • UK: 12.9%;
        • US: 11.5%;
        • Russia: 8.8%;
        • China: 6.1%;
        • Malaysia: 5.3%;
        • Canada: 5.1%;
        • France: 4.9%;
        • Australia: 4.1%;
        • Germany: 3.8%;
        • Thailand: 2.7%;
        • Italy: 2.6%;
        • Israel: 1.7%
        • South Korea: 1.6%;
        • Oman: 1.6%;
        • Singapore: 1.4%.