Study on distribution of foreign and domestic tourists


GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF TOURISM RAJYA SABHA UNSTARRED QUESTION NO.1118 ANSWERED ON 11.02.2020 STUDY ON DISTRIBUTION OF FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC TOURISTS 1118. DR. AMAR PATNAIK: Will the Minister of TOURISM be pleased to state: (a) whether it is a fact that Government has commissioned any studies, or has any proposal pending to determine the distribution of domestic and foreign tourists throughout the country through the course of a year, if so, the details thereof; and (b) if not, the reasons therefor? ANSWER MINISTER OF STATE FOR TOURISM (INDEPENDENT CHARGE) (SHRI PRAHLAD SINGH PATEL) (a) & (b): Ministry of Tourism, Government of India has already devised a methodology to estimate the domestic and foreign tourist visits at district level on monthly basis. The said methodology has been shared with all States/UTs and the same has been uploaded in the website of the Ministry for the benefit of States/UTs.