British tourist, industry groups ask UK government to make visa processes easier for Indians,A comprehensive report issued by the Royal Commonwealth Society along with a lot of tourist activities aviation industry groups that the market share of the Indian tourists in the UK has fallen by about 50 percent during the past decade.
This report has urged the British government to complacency while visas issued to Indians in order to improve tourism in the United Kingdom as many tourists prefer France over Britain. This, in turn, caused the Minister of Finance in the UK to lose nearly £ 500 million a year, and more than 8,000 jobs.
Director of the Royal Commonwealth Society for Policy Research and author of the report, Tim He wish was quoted by The New York Times International Business as saying that their organisation and hopes that the government will pay attention to the benefits of very clear to their recommendation and improve already engaged in close correlation between the two Commonwealth countries.
Many of the groups that made contributions to the report, pointed out that India too should be on the list for two years visa to visit Britain from £ 87, which was announced for Chinese tourists in 2015 by British Prime Minister David Cameron’s program. Currently, the Indian travellers to shell out £ 330 for a visa for a period of two years and £ 87 for a visa for a period of six months.
The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Director General, Chandrajit Banerjee, this proposal British visa for two years for the Indians give the leg to the UK tourism and added that he is being recommended in a timely manner since 2017 has been declared the year in the United Kingdom and India culture.
According to the report, he spent more than 400,000 Indian visitors to the UK in 2015, almost twice the money, compared with the average visitor to Britain and expenses for visitors from Indian businessmen “in this country is almost three times the amount of the average working visit Spend.