Andhra Pradesh saw 30 per cent growth in tourist footfalls by registering 1,218.3 lakh travellers in 2015. Footfalls in the state increased to 1218.3 lakh last year against 933 lakh in 2014, registering a growth of 30 per cent, according to data provided by Andhra Pradesh government.

“In our endeavour to make Andhra Pradesh as India’s most preferred tourist destination, this data comes to us as a great encouragement,” Andhra Pradesh Principal Secretary, Tourism and Culture, Neerabh Kumar Prasad, said.