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US travel advisory will not hit arrivals: Tour operators

Inbound tourism is expected to grow 10 per cent this year with strong growth from Asian markets

US travel advisory on possible terror attacks will not impact tourist arrivals into India

US government's advisory to its citizens about possible terrorist attacks in India will not impact foreign tourist arrivals, say tour operators. US is the number one source market for Indian tourism. In 2015, over 1.2 million US citizens visited India, accounting for 15 per cent of India's foreign tourist arrivals. "We do not see much impact due to the advisory. Those who have booked months in advance will not cancel their trips, though there could be some deferrals. Overall, the impact of advisory will not be more than one-two per cent," Subhash Goyal, chairperson of Stic Travel, ...