At 32.5 Srinagar records highest temperature of the season, Jammu at 41.0 continues to struggle with heat wave

At 32.5 Srinagar records highest temperature of the season, Jammu at 41.0 continues to struggle with heat wave

Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, Wednesday recorded the season’s highest temperature at 32.5 degrees Celsius while the heatwave prevailed in Jammu, the metrological department said. The day temperature in Jammu settled at 41.0 degrees Celsius, around 4...
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Vande Bharat Express, new train to cut short Delhi-Katra travel time by 4 hours

Vande Bharat Express, new train to cut short Delhi-Katra travel time by 4 hours

Offering bonanza to Vaishno Devi pilgrims, the Indian Railways has decided to run a high-tech semi-high-speed Vande Bharat Express between Delhi and Katra with an aim to reduce the travel time by about four hours. Senior officials at Rail Bhawan...
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Today governor, Satya Pal Malik to inaugurate Sindhu festival in Ladakh

Today governor, Satya Pal Malik to inaugurate Sindhu festival in Ladakh

Governor Satya Pal Malik is arriving in Leh district on Friday on a two-day visit. The Governor will on Friday inaugurate the day-long Ladakh Singhey Khababs Sindhu Festival, being organised by the tourism department on the banks of the Indus....
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Tourism sector on the brink of disaster

Tourism sector on the brink of disaster

Kashmir needs no introduction as a tourism destination and its rich history is known the world over. Over the years, huge investment from the government as well as the public has played a vital role in making it a world...
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Lighting system and other surprises at Tulip Garden this year

Lighting system and other surprises at Tulip Garden this year

More than a million tulips are about to bloom alongside scented hyacinths in Asia’s largest tulip garden at the foothills of Zabarwan mountain in Srinagar.The department of floriculture these days is busy giving final touches to the garden ahead of...
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J&K tourism may advertise in upcoming IPL

J&K tourism may advertise in upcoming IPL

In a move to attract visitors back to Kashmir, J&K tourism department is mulling to advertise state’s tourism destinations during the telecast of upcoming IPL 2019 from various sports channels. According to an official spokesperson, Advisor to Governor K...
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Zero crimes against tourists in Jammu & Kashmir: GoI report

Zero crimes against tourists in Jammu & Kashmir: GoI report

Exposing the negative propaganda against Jammu & Kashmir, a report by the Government of India has confirmed that there has not been a single crime reported against tourists in the state in past two years. This is despite the presence...
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Anti-Social elements have started Kashmir Tourism boycott campaign: KCCI

Anti-Social elements have started Kashmir Tourism boycott campaign: KCCI

Valley’s travel and trade bodies have accused some anti-social elements in India for damaging Kashmir tourism by launching ‘Kashmir boycott campaign’.In a joint press conference, the representatives from travel and hospitality sector urged Government of ...
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‘Tourists are our Guests’ Kashmir hotels open doors to stranded tourists

‘Tourists are our Guests’ Kashmir hotels open doors to stranded tourists

Amid heightened cross-border tension, which led to the closure of the Srinagar airport for civilian flights on Wednesday, hotels in the Kashmir valley have opened their doors to the stranded tourists, offering them free accommodation. Several hoteliers and tra...
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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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