Germany expects raise in Indian tourists
Germany?is hoping that, with an impetus on leisure tourism, the flow of Indian tourists would be back in double-digits this year, an official said.
The tourist flow from?India?to Germany recorded only five% growth in 2013 due to the depreciation in rupee and economic instability. Germany hopes the numbers in 2014 will be back in double-digits mirroring previous trends, said Romit Theophilus, director, German National Tourist Office, India.
“Despite the rupee devaluation and economic scenario, the year 2013 witnessed five% growth and we expect it to be back in double-digits in 2014,” Theophilus told reporters here.
The European nation saw 200,000-250,000 visitors last year from India.
“Germany is already established as a business destination, but we are also trying to showcase its leisure aspects. It has the most affordable stay options,” he said.
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