Domestic and Foreign Tourists Arrivals in Goa: Growth Examiation
Sukhaji G. Naik

Dr. Sukhaji G. Naik, Associate Professor, Vice Principal and HOD, Department of Commerce, Vidya Prabodhini College of Commerce, Education, Computer and Management, Parvari (Goa), India.
Manuscript received on 21 September 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 06 October 2019 | Manuscript Published on 11 October 2019 | PP: 761-768 | Volume-8 Issue-2S10 September 2019 | Retrieval Number: B11360982S1019/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijrte.B1136.0982S1019
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Abstract: An attempt is made in this paper, to examine growth trend of domestic and foreign tourists arrivals, month wise tourist arrivals, nation wise foreign tourists arrivals, foreign tourists arrivals, foreign tourists arrive by flights and the growth of hotels, no. of rooms and no. of beds. The required data is collected from the reports of tourists statistics, Department of tourism, Govt. of Goa. Further, the data collected for 30 years is divided into two sub periods namely sub period I (1988-89 to 2002-03) and sub period II (2003-04 to 2017-18) and a comparative growth of domestic and foreign tourists arrivals is studied. A chain index statistical tool is employed to compute yearwise growth trend. The study reveals that the foreign tourists recorded more fluctuation in the growth as compared to the growth trend of domestic tourists. Country wise arrivals of tourists shows that Russia has registered the highest tourists arrivals followed by UK and Ukrain. The yearwise growth of tourists arrivals shows a marginal variation during the study period.
Keywords: Domestic and Foreign Tourist, Inbound Tourism, Outbound Tourism, Ethnic Tourism.
Scope of the Article: Social Sciences