India Tourism 'Hurt' By Attacks On Women

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Falling levels of safety and security highlighted by the gang rape of a young student on a bus have led to a 25% slump in the number of tourists visiting the country, a survey of tour operators has revealed.
 
 
India has experienced a sharp fall in the number of foreign tourists, especially women, after recent much publicised attacks on women, a study indicates.
 
The rape and murder of a young woman in New Delhi in December followed by two attacks on foreign female travellers has altered how tourists view India according to the study by the New Delhi-based Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry released on Sunday.
 
 
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