Government Forecasts 6.5-Million Tourist Arrivals in 2017

Improved connectivity in the air with both foreign and domestic airlines should help the administration as it targets 6.5 million foreign tourists in 2017. Last year’s target was six million; the most recent available data is from October, with arrivals numbering 4.91 million during the 10-month period, 11.65 percent higher than the previous year. The sector’s share in the economy was 8.2 percent in 2015…

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