A total of 1,543 foreign travelers had availed the facility of e-tourist visa at the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport during last month this year. A total of 228 foreign tourists had availed this scheme in the month of September, and 560 travelers in the month of October, 777 foreign travelers in the month of November and 1,855 travelers in the month of December previous year.
Ahmedabad airport has been continuously getting foreign travelers who are getting benefited by this e-tourist visa in huge numbers since this scheme was started in the month of September previous year at the airport.
Tourist festivals, NRG season, foreign business conclaves and seminars have made sure the steady flow of overseas students.
Since the beginning of this scheme, around 4,963 foreign travelers had availed the facility of e-tourist visa. Most of the arrivals on the e-tourist visa were from the nations like US, UK, Germany, France, Russia, Australia, and Canada.
Six various airports like Lucknow, Varanasi and Amritsar, had received the service approval for the e-tourist visa apart from the Ahmedabad.
But Ahmedabad airport had got the utmost foreign travelers among the latest airports that had sought this visa service.