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have slightly increased while Russian arrivals have dipped. In the last season, till December-end, Goa received around 2.95 lakh UK visitors of whom 59,900 came through charters, while Russian visitors stood at around 3.3 lakh.
This came even as the Kerala tourism industry said European tourist inflow to Kerala would not be affected. “Tourists will find alternative methods to travel to Kerala,” national tourism advisory committee member E M Najeeb told TOI. But former president of Kerala Travel Mart Riaz Ahmed said those who have booked their European trips through Thomas Cook may be affected.