Hoteliers from across Kashmir pledge to counter negative publicity

Hoteliers from across Kashmir pledge to counter negative publicity

The J&K Hoteliers’ Club held its quarterly extraordinary general meeting here at Vivanta by Taj, where the members passed a resolution to ‘safeguard Kashmir tourism from negative publicity’. “The club passed the resolution to put all its efforts to stop...
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Salman Khan in Kashmir for shooting of Race 3, Meets Mehbooba Mufti

Salman Khan in Kashmir for shooting of Race 3, Meets Mehbooba Mufti

Salman Khan and his Race 3 crew met Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti before they shooting for their film in the valley. Bollywood superstar Salman Khan arrived in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday for a two-day shoot schedule...
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At Rs 74.40, petrol price hits highest level in BJP rule, diesel at record Rs 65.65

At Rs 74.40, petrol price hits highest level in BJP rule, diesel at record Rs 65.65

State-owned oil firms, which have been since June last year revising auto fuel prices daily, raised petrol and diesel rates by 19 paisa per litre each in Delhi on Sunday. Petrol price hit on Sunday Rs 74.40 a litre — the...
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After Bajrangi Bhaijaan, Salman Khan returns to Kashmir after three years; this time for Race 3

After Bajrangi Bhaijaan, Salman Khan returns to Kashmir after three years; this time for Race 3

Salman Khan‘s Race 3 is one of the most anticipated films of the year and while it is set to release this Eid (June 15), the team is still shooting for the movie. The makers were going to fly down...
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It’s nostalgic to shoot in Kashmir: Abhishek Bachchan

It’s nostalgic to shoot in Kashmir: Abhishek Bachchan

Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan, who is here for the filmming of director Anurag Kashyap’s ‘Manmarziyaan’, said he has a special bond with Kashmir as he often accompanied father Amitabh Bachchan as a child during film shootings. “It i...
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Uncertainity, Continuous bloodshed take toll on Kashmir businesses to dire straits

Uncertainity, Continuous bloodshed take toll on Kashmir businesses to dire straits

Surrounded by huge contingency of forces in a narrow lane, Bashir Ahmad Hakim sips tea outside his grocery shop at Malaratta neighbourhood of Nowhatta in the downtown, which is shut due to curfew like restriction imposed by the government. He...
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#FakeNews – Tourism stakeholders lodge FIR against TOI

#FakeNews – Tourism stakeholders lodge FIR against TOI

Taking cognizance of news report in Times of India (GoI) about attacks on tourists, local travel and hotel associations Tuesday jointly filed an FIR with the Police Station Kothibagh against the newspaper’s Srinagar correspondent Saleem Pandit. In the FIR nu...
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Tourist sector gets a jolt due to sudden spike in violence

Tourist sector gets a jolt due to sudden spike in violence

A sudden spike in the level of violence in Kashmir on Sunday has cast a shadow on the tourism industry, which was hoping for increased footfall of holidaymakers. As the region witnessed a sudden bout of protests and a record...
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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 Srinaga...
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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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