'India one of US' most significant tourism origin countries'
India is probably one of the most significant tourism origin countries for the US with enormous growth potential, a top official has said.
Indian visitors spent a record USD 13.6 billion in the US last year, positioning India on the sixth spot among the top 10 international markets for the US in terms of visitor spending.
As many as 1.17 million Indians visited the US in 2016, ranking India 11th in terms of number of international visitors to the US last year, the US Department of Commerce said in its latest annual report released recently.
"India's probably one of our most significant origin countries, as it relates to the whole phenomena of visiting friends and relatives," Brand USA president and CEO Chris Thompson told
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