J&K Govt temporarily suspends anti-militancy ops in bid to give tourism a fresh start in Valley

J&K Govt temporarily suspends anti-militancy ops in bid to give tourism a fresh start in Valley

Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti-led Jammu and Kashmir government has asked security forces to temporarily suspend all anti-militancy operation in the Valley till the 64th Annual Convention Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI), which is being held in Srinagar after 30...
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TAAI dwells on high Airfares, Tourist Security

TAAI dwells on high Airfares, Tourist Security

Delegates address impediments to tourism sector Even as the ongoing Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI) convention has brought fresh ideas and insights to the local stakeholders, the delegates also took up contentious issues facing the Valley’s tourism...
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Aditya Ghosh, IndiGo President calls for 24×7 Srinagar airport

Aditya Ghosh, IndiGo President calls for 24×7 Srinagar airport

Asks Govt to lower sales tax on aviation industry Calling for having a fully functional Srinagar airport, President of the InterGlobe Aviation Limited, DBA IndiGo, Aditya Ghosh Tuesday said there was need to have a 24-hour operational Srinagar airport despite....
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Convention aimed at bringing Kashmir on global tourist map: TAAI President Sunil Kumar

Convention aimed at bringing Kashmir on global tourist map: TAAI President Sunil Kumar

Buoyed by the support of Jammu and Kashmir government, Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI) on Saturday said that the current convention being held in valley will promote “visibility” of the region on global tourism map. In a press conference,...
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Undo negative perception about Kashmir: Tassaduq Mufti

Undo negative perception about Kashmir: Tassaduq Mufti

The negative impression about Jammu and Kashmir needs to be changed so that tourism regains its old glory in the state, Tourism Minister Mufti Tassaduq Hussain said on Tuesday. Addressing the media after inaugurating the 64th convention of Travel Agents...
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Tulip Garden thrown open for tourists, draws large crowds

Tulip Garden thrown open for tourists, draws large crowds

The new-look Tulip Garden located in the foothills of the Zabarwan range overlooking the Dal Lake was thrown open to visitors on Sunday. Even as the garden opened with added attractions, including a fountain channel and hyacinth terrace, the beauty...
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Hyacinth terrace, fountain new attractions at Tulip Garden

Hyacinth terrace, fountain new attractions at Tulip Garden

Even as Tulip Garden is all set to open its doors to the public later this month, a new hyacinth terrace and fountain channel will be the added attractions at the famed tourist spot this spring season. The garden, which...
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NHAI awards Rs 939 Cr contract to Ramky Infrastructure for ring road around Srinagar

NHAI awards Rs 939 Cr contract to Ramky Infrastructure for ring road around Srinagar

The National Highways Authority of India has awarded a Rs 939-crore project for the construction of the proposed Srinagar ring road to Ramky Infrastructure, the government said today. “The NHAI has issued the letter of award for construction of the...
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Kashmir Calling: Hoteliers slash rates by 30% across Kashmir Valley

Kashmir Calling: Hoteliers slash rates by 30% across Kashmir Valley

The hoteliers of the Kashmir valley have announced 30 per cent discount for the intending tourists for the coming spring and summer seasons. A Tourism Department official today said the announcement was made during a seminar organised jointly by the...
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Despite growing demand J&K exploits just 16% of hydro-power potential: Survey

Despite growing demand J&K exploits just 16% of hydro-power potential: Survey

Jammu and Kashmir has exploited only about 16 per cent of the estimated 20,000 MW of hydro-power potential even as the energy demand has been growing gradually creating a wider demand-supply gap, the state economic survey 2017 said. The estimated...
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