By- Correspondent | Date- July 09, 2011
The North East of India has recorded the highest growth of tourism in India. This is both with foreign and domestic tourists.
The growth rate in foreign tourist rate in the North East in 2010-11 was 6.09 per cent, while in the domestic sector the rate was 8.09 per cent. This is much higher compared to the all India rate of 7 per cent. This was presented by Depa Laskar, regional director of Union Ministry of Tourism in a meeting of tour operators and hospitality sectors.
It is understood that the number of foreign tourists have increased after the new system visa on arrival was introduced.
The news comes a good ad welcome note to the region, often making news for all wrong reasons such as militancy, bandhs and troubles inherent.