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Sunday, April 27, 2008

Tourist inflow in Sikkim up 10% in 2007

The tourist hub of Sikkim has witnessed about 10 per cent rise in domestic tourist inflow in 2007. An estimated 351,000 visitors visited the picturesque state in 2007 compared with 322,000 in 2006, a rise of about 10 per cent, tourism department sources said. Of the 351,000 tourists visiting the state last year, 331,000 were domestic visitors, while the number of foreign tourists stood at 19,844.

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