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India witnesses significant uptick in medical tourism

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According to information released by the Ministry of Home Affairs, 4.95 lakh foreign tourists travelled to India for medical purposes in 2017.
According to data provided by the Ministry of Home Affairs, 4.95 lakh foreign tourists visited India for medical purposes in 2017, a significant uptick from 2.33 lakh in 2015. In 2016, a total of 4.27 lakh foreign tourists visited India for medical treatment.
Seizing the opportunity, the Ministry of Tourism has also taken various steps to boost medical tourism in the country, including expanding the scope of e-visas for medical visits. The...
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Dharavi slum in Mumbai is the favorite tourist “experience” for travelers visiting India this year

Dharavi slum in Mumbai is the favorite tourist “experience” for travelers visiting India this year

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One of the largest slums in Asia have become the favorite tourist “experience” for travelers visiting India this year, beating classic draws like the legendary Taj Mahal.
TripAdvisor's Travelers' Choice Awards recognized tours to Dharavi in Mumbai as the top “experience” in India. It featured among the top 10 in the “Travelers' Choice Experiences in Asia” category this year. The 553-acre slum in the heart of India's capital is home to more than a million people. It is lively with industry and creativity. It is also a place where “shanty-homes line...narrow alleyways” and “open drains run...
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