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Tourist Arrival in India

Foreign Tourist Arrival (FTA) and Foreign Earnings (FEE) from Tourism in India during November 2011 and comparative figures of 2010 and 2009

Foreign Tourist Arrival (No's)

Month                       Foreign Tourist Arrival ( no's)         Percentage      change

                                2009            2010®      2011@            010/09         2011/10

January                  481308        568719       623885            18.2%             9.7%

February                489787        552152       635527            12.7%            15.1%

March                    442062        512152       550051            15.9%            7.4%

April                      347544        371956       437792            7.0%             17.7%

May                       305183        332087      355333              8.8%             7.0%

June                      352353        384642       412336             9.2%             7.2%

July                       432900         466715       513853             7.8%             10.1%

August                 369707         422173       444548             14.2%           5.3%

September          330707        369821        401995             11.8%           8.7%

October               458849        507093        562873             10.5%          11.0%

November           541524       608178         636762             12.3%          4.7%

Total                   4551924     5095688        5574955            11.9%         9.4%

Foreign Tourist Arrival (in Rs. Crores)

Month        Foreign Tourist Arrival(in Rs. Crores)   Percentage change

                         2009#     2010#    2011#    2010/09    2011/10

January             4598       5593       5777       21.6%    3.3%

February           547       6646       7653    46.2%        15.2%

March               4437       5507       5522     24.1%      0.3%

April                  4061       4518       5724      11.3%     26.7%

May                   3249       4358       5047       34.1%    15.8%

June                  3801       4751       5440       25.0%    14.5%

July                   4983       5444       7116       9.3%      30.7%

August              4115      4620       5734       12.3%    24.1%

September       3798       4678       5748       23.2%    22.9%

October             4806       5219       7019       8.6%      34.5%

November         5523       6516       7941       18.0%    21.9%

Total                  47918    57850    68721       20.7%     18.8%

Foreign Tourist Earnings (in US$ million)

Month      Foreign Tourist Earnings(in US$ million)    Percentage change

                       2009#        2010#        2011#       2010/09        2011/10

January            941         1215         1273           29.1%           4.8%

February          923         1434        1684            55.4%           17.4%

March               867         1209        1227            39.4%           1.5%

April                 811         1013        1290            24.9%           27.3%

May                  669         951          1124            42.2%           18.2%

June                 796         1020        1213            28.1%           18.9%

July                   1028       1163        1603            13.1%           37.8%

August              851         992         1264            16.6%            27.4%

September       785         1015       1208           29.3%            19.0%

October            1028       1175       1424            14.3%            21.2%

November        1185       1448       1566           22.2%             8.1%

Total                 9884       12635    14876          27.8%              17.7%

@ Provisional Estimates       # Advance Estimates       ® Revised


Some interesting Fact

International Tourist Arrivals (ITA) in World  (in million)

International Tourist Arrivals in 2010        940
International Tourist Arrivals in 2016        1137
Compounded Annual Growth Rate (2005 - 10)    3.23%

Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTA) in India (in million)

Foreign Tourist Arrivals in 2010   5.78
FTAs target (1% of World) in 2016   11.37
Target Growth Rate in FTAs  11.94%

Domestic Tourist Visits  (DTV) in India (in million)

DTVs in 2010     740.21
DTVs in 2016     1495.82
Target Growth Rate in DTVs   12.44%

Foreign Exchange Earing (FEE) through Tourism

FEE in 2016 (in Rs Crore)   134665
Additional FEE over 2010  (in Rs Crore) 69776
Additional FEE over 2010 (in US$ Billion) 15.7

Employment in the field of Tourism (in million)

Employment in 2010  53.75
Employment in 2016  78.24
Additional Employment over 2010  24.48

Hotel Rooms in India (in lakhs)

·         Requirement of hotel rooms in 2016

§  Classified   3.19

§  Unclassified 47.33

§  Total 50.52


·         Additional hotel rooms in 2016 over 2010

§  Classified   1.90

§  Unclassified 21.50

§  Total  23.40

·         Shortage of hotel rooms in 2016

o   Classified         1.49

o   Unclassified     3.55

o   Total    5.04

Manpower in Hospitality Sector (in Lakhs)

Requirement in 2016-17         -8.29
Supply in 2016-17       -0.75
Gap in 2016-17           -7.54


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