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India eyes doubling of foreign tourists to 20m by 2020

India, which saw a record 10 million Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) in 2017, is aiming to double this number in the next three years, Minister of State for Tourism KJ Alphons said today. “We crossed 10 million FTAs in 2017, and if we include non-resident Indians visiting the country then the number went up to […]

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E-Visa Norms Liberalised, Foreigners Can Now Stay Upto 2 Months

NEW DELHI: The Centre has liberalised e-visa norms, with effect from April 1, wherein foreign tourists visiting India can now stay upto two months instead of one, and avail double-entry benefits in a bid to boost tourism and hospitality services. India’s services trade has been estimated at about $270 billion. “Duration of stay on e-visa […]

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