J&K Tourism organizing Road Show in major Indian cities under the programe ‘Visit Kashmir’ year
Surat,February 17 (Scoop News) – Continuing its publicity and promotional campaigns outside J&K State, with an avowed objective of achieving better tourist arrivals during the approaching tourist season, the J&K Tourism Department organized a Road Show at Surat in Gujrat today.
J&K Minister for Tourism & Culture, Nawang Rigzin Jora, Managing Director, JKTDC, Satish Nehru, Director Tourism,
The invitees were informed about the initiatives taken by the Government of Jammu & Kashmir for developing the tourist infrastructure in the State and for providing qualitative services to tourists. The tour and travel operators were urged to market the varied and distinctive potential of J&K, be it in leisure, adventure, pilgrim or eco-tourism. They were told that the sport of Golf was poised to take-off in a big manner in the State as the Golf Courses at Gulmarg and Pahalgam would be re-commissioned this year. After completion of up-gradation works these two courses alongwith
Audio-Visual presentations, highlighting the tourism silhouettes of
It may be mentioned here that
To attract more and more tourists, state tourism department are holding road shows, Kashmiri festivals and participate in all tourism and trade marts in different cities of India.J&K Tourism department are hosting six major Kashmiri festivals in Bhopal, Indore, Surat, Hyderabad, Bangalore and Kolkata apart from taking part in tourism and trade fairs in major cities, The festival would showcase Kashmiri tradition, culture, music, dance, handcrafts, handlooms and village arts
In 2009, 82 lakh pilgrims visited Vaishnodevi shrine, 8 lakh pilgrims visited Shiv Khori, 4,75,050 tourists—including 23,636 foreigners—visited Kashmir Valley, near 4 lakh pilgrims visited Amarnath cave shrine and 78,573 tourists—including 41 thousand foreigners—visited Ladakh.
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