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February 19, 2018

Increase in domestic tourist arrivals in Kerala

There has been an increase of 11.39 per cent in domestic tourists and 5.15 per cent rise in foreign tourists in 2017 as compared to 2016 in Kerala.These figures were released by the Kerala Tourism Department recently.During 2017, 1,46,73,520 tourists visited the state, up from 1,31,72,535 in 2016. In terms of tourism revenue, total foreign exchange from the tourism sector during 2017 increased 8.29 per cent to INR 8,392.11 crores, as compared to 2016. The total revenue from tourism grew from INR 29,658.56 crore to INR 33,383.68 crore.