Month: May 2014

India’s Tourism : Tourist Arrivals via Visa on Arrival Scheme (VoAs). . .

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India's Tourism : Tourist Arrivals via Visa on Arrival Scheme (VoAs) April 2012 to March 2014
India’s Tourism : Tourist Arrivals via Visa on Arrival Scheme (VoAs) April 2012 to March 2014

 

Visa on Arrivals issued during financial year 2013-2014 were 20,391 compared to 17,923 during financial year 2012-13 registering 13.77% growth year on year.

Latest VoAs issued Under “Visa on Arrival” were 1,958 during March 2014, as compared to 2,107 VoAs during March 2013, registering a decline of 7.1%.

Total 5,841 VoAs were issued during January-March 2014 as compared to 5,744 VoA during corresponding period of 2013 registering a growth of 1.7%.

Visitors to India must obtain a visa from one of the Indian diplomatic missions unless they come from one of the visa-exempt countries or countries whose citizens may obtain a visa on arrival.

Citizens of the following countries are granted visa on arrival for a single stay up to 30 days in India when travelling as tourist or visiting family or friends:
Burma, Cambodia, Finland, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Luxembourg, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Republic of Korea, Vietnam.

This is applicable at the following airports: Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Cochin, Kolkata, Mumbai, Hyderabad and Thiruvananthapuram. Visa on arrival allows only a single entry and is issued maximum of two times in a calendar year, with a minimum gap of 60 days between each visit.

Source: tourism.gov.in

 

Asian Stock Market Performance on 1st May 2014

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Asian Stock Market Japan & Australia Performance on 1st May 2014
Asian Stock Market Japan & Australia Performance on 1st May 2014

Japan Stock Market, Tokyo Stock Exchange  Benchmark Index NIKKEI225 Closed at 14485.13 Change: +181.02 (+1.27%) High: 14493.03 Low: 14341.09

Australian StocK Market, Australian Securities Exchange  Benchmark ASX200 Index Closed at 5448.8 Change: -40.30 (-0.73%) High: 5500.7 Low: 5439.3

India Tourism Update: Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) in India during 2012 to 2014

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FTAs foreign tourist arrivals in India from 2012 to 2014
FTAs foreign tourist arrivals in India from 2012 to 2014

On an average more than 60 Lakh or 6 Million plus Foreign Tourists visit India. Total Foreign Tourists Arrived in India during 2013 were 68.48 Lakh v/s 65.92 Lakh in the year 2012 which indicated 3.88% of growth. In the year 2014 so far till the month of March total 21.27 Lakh Foreign Tourists have visited India.

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