Why J&K Tourism lags far behind Kerala and Gujarat?

Why J&K Tourism lags far behind Kerala and Gujarat?

In 2017, a record 10 million foreign tourists visited India. As many as 103 million domestic tourists visited the picnic spots and health resorts within India, the same year. The hospitality sector contributes 6.88 percent to India’s GDP and is...
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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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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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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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Tourists thronging Gulmarg for new year celebrations

Tourists thronging Gulmarg for new year celebrations

After witnessing little to no visitors for more than a year now, tourism players in Kashmir at the end of 2017 have got a reason to cheer. Hotels in Gulmarg are jam-packed, as tourists from across the country are rushing...
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Kashmir safe place for tourists : Priya Sethi

Kashmir safe place for tourists : Priya Sethi

State Tourism Minister highlights its attractions “There is a false perception that Jammu and Kashmir is an unsafe place, so I request people from Tamil Nadu to visit us and see how the place has changed,” Priya Sethi, Minister of...
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Srinagar to host mega Tulip Festival from April 1: Bahaar-E-Kashmir

Srinagar to host mega Tulip Festival from April 1: Bahaar-E-Kashmir

The Tulip garden flaunts more than 20 lakh tulips of 46 different varieties in the back of mighty Zabarwan range. Secretary Tourism and Floriculture Farooq Ahmad Shah today said a mega Tulip festival will be celebrated in Srinagar from April...
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