Visitor arrivals to India up 2% in Aug-2019, arrivals on e-tourist visa up 11%

    India‘s Ministry of Tourism reported (22-Sep-2019) foreign tourist arrivals to India for Aug-2019. Details include:

    • Foreign tourist arrivals: 798,587, +1.6% year-on-year;
      • Share of top 15 source countries:
        • Bangladesh: 31.33%;
        • US: 10.33%;
        • UK: 8.01%;
        • Sri Lanka: 5.75%;
        • Malaysia: 3.98%;
        • China: 2.55%;
        • Japan: 2.53%;
        • Australia: 2.25%;
        • France: 2.07%;
        • Canada: 2.02%;
        • Singapore: 1.94%;
        • Germany: 1.85%;
        • Nepal: 1.71%;
        • Italy: 1.37%
        • Spain: 1.34%;
    • Arrivals on e-tourist Visa: 166,424, +10.6%;
      •  Share of top 15 source countries:
        • US: 9.71%;
        • UK: 9.54%;
        • Malaysia: 8.94%;
        • China: 8.08%;
        • Spain: 5.15%;
        • France: 5.07%;
        • Italy: 4.47%;
        • United Arab Emirates: 3.56%;
        • Singapore: 3.34%;
        • Australia: 3.25%;
        • Germany: 3.24%;
        • Japan: 2.89%;
        • Israel: 2.57%;
        • Canada: 2.56%;
        • Oman: 1.87%.