Foreign tourist arrivals in India reports 14 pct jump in 2017
As many as 10.04 million foreign tourists have visited the country in 2017 which was a growth of 14 percent in comparison to the previous year, he said during the Question Hour.
Foreign tourist arrivals in India has seen a 14 percent jump in 2017 and foreign exchange earnings in the sector during the same period was Rs 1.77 lakh crore, Union Tourism Minister K J Alphons said today.
Alphons also said in Lok Sabha that is a shortage of two lakh rooms in the tourism sector, mostly in the mid-segment.
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