India The Tourist Destination:
Most of we think that tourist destinations in India for foreign travellers are Goa, Kerala, Jammu and Kashmir and New Delhi. But surprising is that Tamil Nadu is the most popular destination to the foreign travellers. We never think it so but the calculations are like that. According to the data of Ministry of Tourism which is published recently that Tamil Nadu is the best tourist destination for the foreign tourists. Almost 20 percent of the foreign tourists visit Tamil Nadu in 2015. In 2015 23 million foreign visitors visited India in 2015 among them 20 percent visited Tamil Nadu.
Here is the data how many people visited top ten states in India:
Tamil Nadu 4.68 million, Maharashtra 4.41 million, Uttar Pradesh 3.1 million. Delhi 2.38 million, West Bengal 1.49 million, Rajasthan 1.48 million, Kerala 0.98 million, Bihar 0.92 million, Karnataka 0.64 million and Goa 0.54 million. The top 10 states were occupied 88.4 percent to the total number of foreign tourist visits. Many famous cities are situated in these states, so generally the foreign tourists visit these cities and visit surrounding tourist places.
The Favourite Tourist Destinations:
The emerging states in attracting states are Andhra Pradesh and Jharkhand. These two states are becoming popular and the foreign visits are steadily increasing their popularity across the World. At present the present popularity of Andhra Pradesh increased to 70.8 percent and 72.6 percent increase in Jharkhand.
The other fast growing tourist destinations are Bihar,Gujarat, Kerala, puducherry, Telangana and Haryana. Here the government taking precautions and travelling facilities to the foreign tourists, so these efforts are causing to increase the growth of foreign visits.
Decline Tourist States:
Due to the agitations in Kashmir the foreign visitors are slowly decreasing to visit Kashmir. The total strength of foreign visits were went down to 32 percent and in 2015 the only 58,568 foreign tourists visited this state. The other big losers are Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Arunachal Pradesh, Haryana, Mizoram, Odisha, Punjab, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan and Sikkim. The North Eastern states are slowly decline the visitors.
Bangladesh tourists placed first visiting India. Following countries are United States, United Kingdom and Malaysia. The other tourists are from Sri Lanka, China, japan, Canada, Germany, Australian and France.