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Odisha's foreign tourist income soars 68% in 6 years on increased spending

The survey report says earnings from domestic tourists rose 54 per cent from Rs 10,288.6 crore to Rs 15,855.55 crore in the period under review

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Jayajit Dash Bhubaneswar
Odisha's earnings from foreign tourists has surged 68 per cent between 2013-14 and 2019-20. Inflow of money from the inbound overseas tourists rose from Rs 308.94 crore to Rs 521.26 crore.

Figures collated in Odisha Economic Survey for 2019-20 show that a foreign tourist spends 3.7 days on an average in the state compared with 11 days for a domestic tourist. The per capita expenditure in case of a foreign tourist was found to be Rs 4,167 as against Rs 2,763 for a domestic tourist.

The survey report says earnings from domestic tourists rose 54 per cent from Rs 10,288.6

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First Published: Feb 26 2020 | 6:30 PM IST

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