FEEs up by 21.8%
Foreign Exchange Earnings (FEEs) from tourism during the year 2012 showed an increase of 21.8 per cent as compared to FEEs of 2011. FEEs from tourism in rupee terms during 2012 were
94,487 crore and in dollar terms it was US$ 17.74 billion. Foreign Tourist Arrivals ( FTAs) in the country also registered an increase of 5.4 per cent during the year 2012 as compared to FTAs of 2011. FTAs in India during 2012 were 66.48 lakh.