Foreign Tourist Arrivals in India

Source: http://www.tourism.gov.in/



Performance of Tourism Sector during June 2014

Ministry of Tourism compiles monthly estimates of Foreign Tourist
Arrivals (FTAs) on the basis of data received from major ports and Foreign Exchange
Earnings (FEEs) from tourism on the basis of data available from Reserve Bank of
India. The following are the important highlights regarding FTAs and FEEs from
tourism during the month of June 2014.
Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs):
 FTAs during the Month of June 2014 was 4.92 lakh as compared to FTAs of
4.51 lakh during the month of June 2013 and 4.33 lakh in June 2012.
 There has been a growth of 9.0% in June 2014 over June 2013 as compared to
a growth of 4.1% registered in June 2013 over June 2012.
 FTAs during the period January-June 2014 were 35.43 lakh with a growth of 5.2% ,
as compared to the FTAs of 33.68 lakh with a growth of 4.5% during January-June
2013 over the corresponding period of 2012.

Foreign Exchange Earnings (FEEs) from Tourism in Indian rupee terms and
US$ terms
 FEEs during the month of June 2014 were `8,458 crore as compared to `7,149
crore in June 2013 and `6,485 crore in June 2012.
 The growth rate in FEEs in rupee terms in June 2014 over June 2013 was 18.3%
as compared to 10.2% in June 2013 over June 2012.
 FEE from tourism in rupee terms during January-June 2014 were `56,760 crore with
a growth of 10.0%, as compared to the FEE of `51,587 crore with a growth of 17.9%
during January-June 2013 over the corresponding period of 2012.
 FEEs in US$ terms during the month of June 2014 were US$ 1.440 billion as
compared to FEEs of US$ 1.227 billion during the month of June 2013 and US$
1.158 billion in June 2012.
 The growth rate in FEEs in US$ terms in June 2014 over June 2013 was growth of
17.4% as compared to the growth of 6.0% in June 2013 over June 2012.
 FEE from tourism in terms of US$ during January-June 2014 were US$ 9.334 billion
with a negative growth of 0.8%, as compared to US$ 9.408 billion with a growth of
11.3% during January-June 2013 over the corresponding period of 2012.