E-visa fee hike may hit India’s plan to double tourist arrivals in 3 years


India’s plan to double foreign tourist arrivals to 20 million in three years could hit a speed bump with 60 per cent hike in e-visa fees, according to tour operators.

Operators want the government to reverse the decision.

A few days ago, the government increased e-visa fees, taking the travel industry by surprise. For most countries, the fee was hiked from $50 to $80, while for the US and Britain, charges increased from $75 to $100.


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Credit: business-standard.com