Kerala is aiming at 10 per cent growth in tourist arrival

Published on: 17 Feb, 2015
Published under: General Kerala News, Kerala Travel News

An Official said on Monday that Kerala is aiming at ten per cent growth in tourist arrival during 2015,

Kerala Tourism additional director Anupama T V said that “We had registered a growth of about 7.5 per cent in tourist arrival during 2014. In 2015, we are targeting a ten per cent rise,”.

In 2014, foreign tourist arrival was 9.23 lakh with a 7.6 per cent jump and domestic tourist number was 1.16 crore, a rise of 7.71 per cent over 2013.  The total revenue from tourism during 2014 was at Rs 24,885 crore, she said.

Speaking on the plans, Anupama said the April, 2015-March, 2016 period has been earmarked as “Visit Kerala year,”. She also said “We will explore new markets like China and Sri Lanka. Kerala will also be promoted as a major destination to host weddings”.

Src:- http://www.niticentral.com/2015/02/16/kerala-aims-at-10-per-cent-growth-in-tourist-arrival-during-2015-301792.html

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