Over five lakh tourists visited India in April of which the maximum number came from Bangladesh followed by USA and UK.
According to Tourism Ministry data, the total number of foreign tourists touched 5.40 lakh in April this year as compared to 5.37 lakh during the same period in 2014, a growth of 0.5 per cent. Foreign exchange earnings from tourism during April were Rs 9,438 crore as compared to Rs 8,645 crore in April 2014, an increase of 9.2 per cent.
The per centage share of foreign tourist arrivals (FTA) in India during April 2015 among the top source countries was highest from Bangladesh (15.66 per cent), followed by USA (12.55 per cent), United Kingdom (10.32 per cent) and Sri Lanka (3.99 per cent).
Contributed By Sonia Narula