Bigger India

India Looks to Court a New Wave of High-spending Tourists

With a recorded history two millennia old, India hosts more than 70 percent of the Himalayas, has a 7,500 km (4660 miles) coastline and is home to the iconic Taj Mahal, to name a few of its attractions,

Speaking to a small group of journalists two months back, Indian Tourism Minister KJ Alphons said that, if the country wanted earnings from foreign tourists to jump from $27 billion currently to $100 billion in the next five years, it would need China’s help.

Chinese tourists have not only become the largest group of travelers worldwide, but they’re also increasingly spending more.

Read it at CNBC

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