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Tourist arrivals may just be a third of pre-pandemic levels this year

Rajiv Mehra, head of the Indian Association of Tour Operators (IATO), stated that he does not anticipate inbound foreign visitors to surpass 35 per cent of pre-Covid levels until March 31

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India resumed scheduled commercial international flights from March this year

BS Web Team New Delhi
Even though people around the world seem eager to travel again after two years of Covid-induced constraints, tour operators and travel agencies, who cater to inbound foreign tourists in India, are still quite concerned, reported The Economic Times.
 
Despite the fact that India began regular commercial international flights in March this year, industry insiders do not anticipate a positive year-end season for foreign visitor arrivals given the existing demand.
 
According to industry experts, the government's lack of global marketing and advertising, entry restrictions associated with Covid-19 protocols, expensive flights, and the absence of e-visas for important markets like the UK

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First Published: Sep 30 2022 | 10:03 AM IST

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