The number of domestic tourist visits (DTVs) to the States/ UTs during 2011 was 851 million as compared to 748 million in 2010 and 669 million in 2009.
During 2011, the number of domestic tourist visits to States/UTs registered an increase of 13.8% over 2010 as compared to increase of 11.8% in 2010 over 2009.
The top ten States in terms of number of domestic tourist visits (in millions), during 2011, were Uttar Pradesh (155.4), Andhra Pradesh (153.1), Tamil Nadu (137.5), Karnataka (84.1), Maharashtra (55.3), Madhya Pradesh (44.1), Rajasthan (27.1), Uttarakhand (25.9), West Bengal (22.3) and Gujarat (21.0).
The contribution of top 10 States was about 85.3% to the total number of domestic tourist visits during 2011.
The percentage shares of top 5 States were Uttar Pradesh (18.3%), Andhra Pradesh (18%), Tamil Nadu (16.2 %), Karnataka (9.9 %) and Maharashtra (6.5 %).Uttar Pradesh has occupied the first rank in terms of DTVs in 2011, whereas Andhra Pradesh, which was at first place in 2010, has moved down to the second rank. en savoir plus